Workshop: UUSLAW Spring 2013

UConn UMass Smith Language Acquisition Workshop (UUSLAW)

Saturday, April 6, 2013.  Campus Center 204, Smith College


9:30-10:00 “PP-Recursion in Second Language Acquisition”
Jon Nelson

10:00-10:30 “Assessing Bilingual 3-5 Year Olds’ Language: Preliminary Results”
Athulya Aravind and Jill de Villiers

10:30-11:00 “Grammatical Conservatism in English-Spanish bilingual twins: A Study of Prepositions”
Vanessa Petroj

11:00-11:30 “Recursion and Bilingual Speakers: Genitive and Relative Clauses in Wapichana”
Luiz Amaral

“On the Semantics of the Subset Principle”

12:00-1:00 LUNCH

1:00-1:30 “Bimodal bilingual children’s use of referents in their spoken English”
Helen Koulidobrova

1:30-2:00 “Implicit clauses and (apparent) partial movement in child English”
Mike Clauss

2:00-2:30 “Adult-like passives: more evidence from Sesotho”
Jean Crawford

2:30-2:45 BREAK

2:45-3:15 “Children’s interpretation of again in English goal-PP constructions: An Experiment”
Ting Xu

3:15-3:45 “Rethinking the Delayed Acquisition of Scalar Implicatures”
Einat Shetreet

3:45-:4:15 “Events in the acquisition of Each and Every”
Rama Novogrodsky, Tom Roeper, and Seth Cable

4:15-4:30 BREAK

4:30-5:00 “Acquisition of Zero Relatives in African American English”
Walter Sistrunk

5:00-5:30 “Articulatory influences on phonological development”
Dana Arthur, Jonathan Preston, Bernard Grela, and Ken Pugh

5:30-6:00 “Minimality Effects in Children’s Passives”
William Snyder

6:30: Dinner at Jeremy Hartman’s

CONTACT: Athulya Aravind,; Magda Oiry,