This year's Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 21) is taking place at the Université du Québec à Montréal from April 1 to 3. Our department will be represented by one faculty member and lots of alumni:
Guillaume Thomas (faculty):
"Real 'fake' tense in Mbyá."
Michael Barrie (Ph.D. 2006, now at Sogang University)
"Subject/object asymmetries in Iroquoian noun incorporation."
Richard Compton (Ph.D. 2012, now at the Université du Québec à Montréal) with colleagues Anja Arnhold (Universität Konstanz) and Emily Elfner (UBC):
"Prosody and wordhood in South Baffin Inuktitut."
Kyumin Kim (Ph.D. 2011, now at Cheongju University)
"Agreeing and non-agreeing PPs in Blackfoot."
Will Oxford (Ph.D. 2014, now at the University of Manitoba)
"Equidistance and impoverishment: Deriving direct-inverse alignment in Algonquian."
Leslie Saxon (MA 1979, now at the University of Victoria) and colleague Rosa Mantla (Tlicho Community Services Agency):
"Consequences of working together: Research and learning in Indigenous language and culture collaborations."