The 39th meeting of Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) will be taking place in Göttingen, Germany, from April 5 to 8. Several faculty and alumni are giving presentations:
Peter Jurgec (faculty) and former postdoc Bronwyn Bjorkman (now at Queen's University):
"Indexing constraints to words: Evidence from derived environment effects."
Sali A. Tagliamonte (faculty) and former postdoc Heather Burnett (now at l'Université de Paris 7-Denis Diderot):
"Using intra-speaker variation to diagnose syntactic structure."
Guillaume Thomas (faculty) and colleague Yasutada Sudo (University College London):
"Cumulative readings of 'each'."
Ailís Cournane (Ph.D. 2015, now at Universität Mannheim):
"Omission evidence for child V-to-T upwards (re)analysis."
Naomi Francis (MA 2014, now at MIT):
"Scope in negative inversion constructions: Evidence from positive polarity item modals."
Keir Moulton (MA 2002, now at Simon Fraser University) with colleague Nino Grillo (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin):
"Clausal determiners and long-distance AGREE in Italian."
Michelle Yuan (MA 2013, now at MIT):
"Clitic dissimilation and dependent case."
Former visiting student Michael Wagner (now at McGill University) and McGill colleague Liz Smeets:
"The syntax of focus association in German/Dutch: Evidence from scope reconstruction."