M&M at CUNY 34

February 28, 2021

The following members of our lab will be presenting at the 34th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing (March 4-6th).

Short Talk: "How many response options in a TVJT? It depends" Yuhan Zhang, Giuseppe Ricciardi and Kathryn Davidson

Short Talk: "English locative inversions are not special in terms of their discourse function" Giuseppe Ricciardi, Rachel Ryskin and Edward Gibson


Mind Brain Behavior (MBB) Grants

February 8, 2021

The following lab members received grants from the Mind Brain Behavior Interfaculty Initiative (MBB):

   -  Josh Martin and Kathryn Davidson received an MBB Research Relief Mini Award ($4,000) for their project "Comparing crowd-sourcing platforms for semantic judgments"

   -  Ethan Wilcox received an MBB Graduate Student Award ($1,260) for his project "Experimental and Computational Assessment of Presupposition Contextual Felicity Constraints"

M&M at LSA 2021

January 28, 2021

The following members of our lab presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA 2021). The LSA was hosted on January 7-10, 2021 and was held virtually.

Shannon Bryant, "Evidence from Oromo on the typology of complementation strategies" (talk)

Josh Martin, "D-linking and the semantics of wh-in-situ" (poster)

For her abstract, Shannon received second place in...

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Kate at BUCLD45

November 25, 2020
Our lab director Kate Davidson participated in BUCLD45 with a joint work with Masoud Jasbi, Annika McDermott-Hinman, and Susan Carey on "Parents’ and children’s production of English negation" (M. Jasbi, A. McDermott-Hinman, K. Davidson, S. Carey).

Shannon and Josh at SALT

August 20, 2020
Two student lab members presented work at Semantics And Linguistic Theory (SALT) 30 at (virtual) Cornell this week! Josh Martin presented a talk on "Wh-the-hell as a polarity-insensitive, speaker-oriented domain restrictor", and Shannon Bryant presented joint work with Diti Bhadra on "Situation types in complementation: Oromo Attitude Reports".