The 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) is being held at the University of Utah from April 29 to May 1. Talks or posters being presented by representatives of our department are as follows:
Alexandra Motut (Ph.D.) and Meg Grant (faculty):
"Experiencers do not categorically block long-distance control of PRO."
One of the keynote speakers of the conference is Rachel Walker (MA 1993, now at the University of Southern California). Other alumni involved are:
Will Oxford (Ph.D. 2014, now at the University of Manitoba):
"Inverse marking as impoverishment."
Naomi Francis (MA 2014, now at MIT):
"Modal scope in negative inversion constructions."
Monica Irimia (Ph.D. 2012, now at the University of York):
"Indirect Evidentials and TAM: more arguments for the sentence domain projection."
Lyn Tieu (MA 2008, now at École Normale Supérieure), with colleagues Federica Di Bacco (Ulster University), Vincenzo Moscati (Università degli studi di Siena), Raffaella Folli (Ulster University), Christina Sevdali (Ulster University), and Jacopo Romoli (Ulster University):
"Testing the QUD approach: Children’s comprehension of scopally ambiguous questions."