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Spring 2014: Wrapping up

April 28, 2014

As we wrap up the spring semester, many congratulations must go mentioned! First, congratulations to our lab members that presented at undergraduate conferences this semester:

 

Toronto Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (TULCON):

  • Kyle Latack and Mina Hirzel,  “Taking Baths with Duck-Ducks: Exploring Children’s Understanding of Contrastive Reduplication”

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[Above: Mina Hirzel (left) and Kyle Latack (right)]

 

University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF2014):

  • Emily Glaser and Tess Huelskamp, “An Artificial Language Investigation of Number and Number Neutrality”
  • Adam Liter, “A unified analysis of passive constructions in English”
  • Kyle Latack and Mina Hirzel, “Taking Baths with Duck-Ducks: Exploring Children’s Understanding of Contrastive Reduplication”
  • Eric Villanueva, “The Syntax of Japanese Aspect”
  • Kenneth Hanson, “The Loss of Bare Singular Noun Phrases in the History of English”
  • Kevin Kain and Adam Greene, “Accounting for Comprehension Asymmetries in Children’s Acquisition of the Passive”

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[Above: Tess Huelskamp (left) and Emily Glaser (right)]

 

Michigan State Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (MSULC2014):

  • Adam Liter, The Architecture of FL: A View from Appositives”
  • Kenneth Hanson, “Methods for Tracking Lexical Classes in Parsed Historical Corpora” (Best Poster)
  • Emily Glaser and Tess Huelskamp, “An Artificial Language Investigation of Number and Number Neutrality”
  • Kyle Latack and Mina Hirzel, “Taking Baths with Duck-Ducks: Exploring Children’s Understanding of Contrastive Reduplication”
  • Eric Villanueva, “The Syntax of Japanese Aspect”
  • Kevin Kain and Adam Greene, “Accounting for Comprehension Asymmetries in Children’s Acquisition of the Passive”
  • Adam Liter, “A Unified Syntactic Analysis of the Get-passive and the Be-passive” (Best Poster)

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[Above: Kenneth Hanson (left) and Adam Liter (right)]

 

Great Lakes Expo for Experimental and Formal Undergraduate Linguistics (GLEEFUL2014):

  • Kenneth Hanson, “The Loss of Bare Singular Noun Phrases in the History of English”
  • Kyle Latack and Mina Hirzel, “Taking Baths with Duck-Ducks: Exploring Children’s Understanding of Contrastive Reduplication”
  • Eric Villanueva, “The Syntax of Japanese Aspect”

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[Above: GLEEFUL2014 presenters, with keynote speaker Anthony Kroch]

 

Way to represent! Congratulations on your successful presentations.

 

Finally, we would like to congratulate graduating undergraduate members of the lab— Kenneth Hanson and Eric Villanueva. Congratulations on your graduation, and good luck with your journey ahead! Thanks for all of your hard work in the lab.

 

 

 

 

We have had a very productive year in the lab, and will continue to work throughout the summer. Stay tuned for updates!

 

The Fall 2014 lab meeting time will be announced in August.

 

Have a fun and safe summer, everyone!

 

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