NYU will be well represented at the 2018 LSA meeting in Salt Lake City, where the following linguists will be presenting papers and posters:
Alicia Parrish (NYU) and Karthik Durvasula: Does priming tap into phonological features?
Dunja Veselinovic and Ailis Cournane: It must be that the structure comes first: How syntax conditions children’s acquisition of different modal flavors
Suzy Ahn: The role of tongue position in laryngeal contrasts: Comparing Thai and Hindi
Rebecca Laturnus: Implicit bias weakens perceptual adaptation to non-native speech
Alex Warstadt and Sam Bowman: Acceptability Judgments from a Neural Network
Zack Jaggers: Loanword variation and perception: A case of methodological choices and experimental outcomes
Isaac Bleaman: Big data in a low-resource language: Syntactic variation in Hasidic Yiddish on the web
Allison Shapp: Long Island Suburbs Move Towards Nasal Short-a Split, Still Hold On To NYC Features
Masha Esipova: Co-speech gestures under Contrastive Focus: Evidence from an acceptability judgement task
Dan Duncan: Changing language and identity during suburbanization
Yining Nie: Voice and Austronesian-type voice morphology
Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine and Hadas Kotek (NYU): Intervention tracks scope-rigidity in Japanese
Josh Phillips and Hadas Kotek (NYU): Dynamic updates and the semantics of 'otherwise'
Katharina Pabst, Paola Cépeda, Hadas Kotek (NYU), Kristen Syrett, Katharine Donelson and Miranda McCarvel: Gender bias in linguistics textbooks: Has anything changed since Macaulay & Brice (1997)?
Roberto Petrosino, Diogo Almeida (NYU Abu Dhabi), Andrea Calabrese and Jon Sprouse: Asymmetrical MMNs to non-linguistic, biological sounds: a new challenge to the underspecification hypothesis
William Matchin, Diogo Almeida (NYU Abu Dhabi), Jon Sprouse and Gregory Hickok : Semantic processing triggered by subject island violations (but not phrase structure violations): evidence from fMRI.
Samantha Wray (NYU Abu Dhabi): Verbal productivity and root frequency in lexical access
Daniel Erker (PhD 2012) and Madeline Reffel: Dialectal persistence in U.S. Spanish: Lenition of syllable-final /s/ in Boston and NYC
Marjorie Herbert, Acrisio Pires and Jon Brennan (PhD 2010): A Principle Component Analysis of Variable Signing in deaf ASL-English Bilinguals
Nicole Holiday (PhD 2016) and Rachel Steindel Burdin: Same tune, different key: bitonal pitch accents in African American and Jewish Englishes
Sang-Im Lee Kim (PhD 2014): The effect of tone language learning on perceptual cue−weighting strategies for stop contrasts
Eleanor Chodroff (BA 2012), Alessandra Golden and Colin Wilson: Covariation of voice onset time: a universal aspect of phonetic realization
Steven Foley (BA 2013) and Matthew Wagers:The Subject Gap Advantage in a flexible word-order language: Reading time evidence from Georgian
Borui Zhang and Dustin Chacón (NYU Faculty fellow 2015/16): Embedding, Covert Movement, and Intervention in Kathmandu Newari
Kathryn Pruitt (NYU Visiting professor 2012/13): Rhythm and parsing in Harmonic Serialism