Apr 022019

L’Association canadienne de linguistique a tenu son congrès de 2019 lors du Congrès des sciences humaines à l’Université de Colombie-Britannique, du samedi le 1er juin au lundi le 3 juin 2019.

The Canadian Linguistic Association held its 2019 conference as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of British Columbia, from Saturday, June 1, to Monday, June 3, 2019.


dernière mise à jour: 31 mai 2019 | latest update: May 31, 2019

Événements speciaux

Special events

Samedi le 1er juin | Saturday, June 1
8:30 9:00

déjeuner | breakfast
fscFSC atrium


Morphosyntaxe | Morphosyntax

Président | Chair: Dan Siddiqi


Président | Chair: Yves Roberge

Discours-pragmatique | Discourse pragmatics

Président | Chair: Hotze Rullmann

9:00 9:30

Precious Affia & Jila Ghomeshi (Manitoba)

Double number marking in Nigerian Pidgin English

David Heap & Adriana Soto Corominas (Western, Alberta)

Recycling in Catalan clitic acquisition: Underspecification and frequency effects

Zachary Gilkison (SFU)

Sounding How It Sounded: Quotation and Relevance in Hul’q’umi’num’ Salish Narratives

9:30 10:00

Johnnatan Ivens Antunes Nascimento (UQAM)

The singular case of clitic doubling in Brazilian Portuguese

Kenny Castillo (Western)

Prédicats récalcitrants lors de l’acquisition de la distinction indicatif-subjonctif de l’espagnol

Kerry Sluchinski (Alberta)

Genderless Narratives: The Pragmatics of ta in Chinese Social Media

10:00 10:30

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour & Sahar Taghipour (Toronto)

Hybrid alignment in Laki agreement and the special status of clitics

Francesca Jackman (Victoria)

Les fonctions discursives de l’emprunt whatever en chiac

10:30 10:45

pause | break


Syntaxe | Syntax

Président | Chair: Will Oxford

Phonétique | Phonetics

Président | Chair: Henny Yeung

Contacte et revitalisation | Contact and Revitalization

Présidente | Chair: Marianne Huijsmans

10:45 11:15

Valentina Colasanti & Martina Wiltschko (UBC)

Spatial and social deixis and the speech act structure of nominals

Matthew Schuurman (UQAM)

Plosive reduction in two Baffin Inuktitut dialects

Heather Bliss (SFU)

Code-Switching in Blackfoot Stories

11:15 11:45

Elias Abdollahnejad (Calgary)

Persian ditransitives: Movement for specificity?

Isabelle Marcoux (UQAM)

Le timbre de schwa et des autres voyelles moyennes antérieures et arrondies en français de l’Île-de-France en comparaison avec le français laurentien

Paula Laita Pallarés (UPV/EHU)

Nenqayni ch’ih revitalization in Yuneŝit’in}

11:45 1:00

dîner | lunch

1:00 2:30

Session d’affiches 1 | Poster session 1


Syntaxe | Syntax

Présidente | Chair: Jila Ghomeshi

Phonologie | Phonology

Présidente | Chair: Kathleen Currie Hall

Sémantique | Semantics

Présidente | Chair: Alexis Wellwood

2:30 3:00

Mathieu Paillé (McGill)

Unergatives in Malay inside-verbals

B. Elan Dresher & Iryna Osadcha (Toronto)

Mobile Lexical Parentheses in Metrical Grids

Maxime Codère Corbeil (UQAM)

Sur le traitement des implicatures scalaires et de la similarité entre les énoncés

3:00 3:30

Virgilio Partida-Peñalva (Toronto)

Little-v agreement and Split-S in Mazahua

Fusheini Hudu (Ghana)

Prosodic licensing of segmental features in Dagbani

Sihwei Chen (Academia Sinica)

Widening the future: Ca-reduplication in Atayal

3:30 4:00

Will Oxford (Manitoba)

The Algonquian inverse: Syntax or morphology?

Anja Arnhold, Emily Elfner & Richard Compton (Alberta, York, UQAM)

On the Absence of Stress in Inuktitut

Heather Stephens (Toronto)

Yep, indeed: The certainty of polarity particles yep and nope

4:00 4:15

pause | break

4:15 6:15

Assemblée générale | Annual General Meeting

Dimanche le 2 juin | Sunday, June 2
8:30 9:00

déjeuner | breakfast
fscFSC atrium

DMPHugh Dempster Pavilion 110 FSCFSC 1611 FSCFSC 1001

Sémantique | Semantics

Présidente | Chair: Chung-hye Han

Morphophonologie | Morphophonology

Présidente | Chair: Avery Ozburn

Acquisition | Acquisition

Présidente | Chair: Lindsay Hracs

9:00 9:30

Alexis Wellwood & Angela Xiaoxue He (USC)

Evaluating comparatives with superordinate mass nouns

Yurika Aonuki (UBC)

Adjective Intensification in American Sign Language

Natália Brambatti Guzzo, Heather Goad & Megan Deegan (McGill)

Stress systems can blend: Evidence from bilingual acquisition of French and English

9:30 10:00

Andrew Peters (Toronto)

Mongolian Converbs and the Macro-Event Property

John Lyon & Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins (CSU Fresno, Victoria)

Linearizing Clitics in Two Interior Salish Languages: Nsyilxcn and Nxaʔamxčín

Mingyu Qiu & Stephen Winters (Calgary)

Phonetic variations of F0 range in L1 and L2: A comparison between English and Japanese native speakers

10:00 10:30

Gloria Mellesmoen & Marianne Huijsmans (UBC)

Pluractionality in ʔayʔaǰuθəm

Angelica Hernandez & Yvan Rose (Western, MUN)

Introducing Phon to the sociophonetics research community

Natasha Swiderski & Yasaman Rafat (Western)

Orthographic effects in the production of the Spanish rhotics: Evidence from Haitian Creole speakers in Tijuana, Mexico

10:30 10:45

pause | break

10:45 12:15

Session d’affiches 2 | Poster session 2

12:15 1:45

dîner | lunch

Table ronde sur l’inclusion, la diversité, l’équité, la discrimination et le harcèlement dans le milieu de la linguistique canadienne | Round table on inclusion, diversity, equity, discrimination and harassment in the Canadian linguistic milieu
DMPHugh Dempster Pavilion 110

DMPHugh Dempster Pavilion 110 FSCFSC 1611 FSCFSC 1001

Morphosyntaxe | Morphosyntax

Présidente | Chair: Myriam Dali

Sociophonétique | Sociophonetics

Président | Chair: Wladyslaw Cichocki

Acquisition | Acquisition

Présidente | Chair: Catherine Léger

1:45 2:15

Neil Banerjee (MIT)

Inward sensitive allomorphy in Bengali negation

Molly Babel, Amanda Cardoso, Kyra Hayter, Robert Pritchard & Kaining Xu (UBC)

Populating the map of British Columbia English

Adriana Soto-Corominas, Johanne Paradis, Magdalena Winters Difani, Evangelia Daskalaki & Redab Al Janaideh (Alberta, OISE)

The Syntactic Acquisition in English and Arabic of Syrian Refugee Children: Influence from Cognitive and Environmental Factors

2:15 2:45

Sigwan Thivierge (Maryland)

Phase Unlocking in Georgian

Amanda Cardoso (UBC)

Canadian Raising in Polysyllabic Words in Western Canada

2:45 3:15

Kinza Mahoon (Toronto)

Nominal Modification in Hindi-Urdu

Gerard Van Herk, Becky Childs & Osama Omari (MUN, Coastal Carolina, Yarmouk)

Stopposites: Exploiting cross-linguistic conflict sites to explore the socio/linguistic interface

3:15 4:00

Foire de programmes de cycles supérieurs | Grad Programme Fair

pause | break

4:00 5:00

Communication plénière | Plenary talk
Elaine Gold
Lauréate du prix national d’excellence | Recipient of the National Achievement Award
“How a Posting on Linguist List Changed My Life”

5:00 7:00

Réception du recteur | President’s reception
Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

Lundi le 3 juin | Monday, June 3
8:30 9:00

déjeuner | breakfast

Session speciale | Special session
in honour of Michael Rochemont | en l’honneur de Michael Rochement

9:00 9:05

Introduction: Martina Wiltschko (UBC)

9:05 9:10

Remembering Michael Rochemont: Yves Roberge (Toronto)

9:15 9:45

Roger Yu-Hsiang Lo, Angelika Kiss & Maxime Tulling (UBC, Toronto, NYU)

The prosody of Cantonese information-seeking and negative rhetorical wh-questions

9:45 10:15

Johannes Heim (UBC)

Decomposing Speech Acts

10:15 10:45

Hermann Keupdjio & Katie Martin (UBC)

Exhaustive Focus in Gitksan and Medumba

10:45 11:00

pause | break


Syntaxe | Syntax

Présidente | Chair: Diane Massam

Changement et variation linguistique | Language variation and change

Président | Chair: David Heap

Phonologie | Phonology

Présidente | Chair: Emily Elfner

11:00 11:30

Alma Bulut & Adel Jebali (Concordia)

L’emploi observable des clitiques du serbo-croate

Katie Slemp & Tatiana Fernandez (Western)

The H-Pattern in Central Ibero-Romance: Further Evidence for Morphomes

Avery Ozburn (UBC)

An analysis of ATR harmony in Alur

11:30 12:00

Daniel Currie Hall (SMU)

Morphological phi-agreement in English: Singular they and relative who

Panayiotis Pappas, Angela Ralli & Symeon Tsolakidis (SFU, Patras)

Patterns of past tense formation in the Greek of Greek-Canadians

Marjorie Leduc (Concordia)

Feature-filling and underspecified vowels: An account of irregularities in Votic vowel harmony

12:00 12:30

Dennis Ryan Storoshenko (Calgary)

Plurality and Binding within the English th…sel{f/ves} Paradigm

Márton Sóskuthy (UBC)

The origins of /u/-fronting: A cross-linguistic study

Connor Mayer & Robert Daland (UCLA)

A method for learning features from observed phonological classes

12:30 1:30

dîner | Lunch

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Syntaxe | Syntax

Présidente | Chair: Elizabeth Ritter

Changement et variation linguistique | Language variation and change

Président | Chair: Panos Pappas

Phonologie | Phonology

Présidente | Chair: Heather Newell

1:30 2:00

Dennis Ott & Raymond Therrien (Ottawa)

Swiping in Canadian French and its Implications for the Theory of Sluicing

Elena Voskovskaia (GPRC)

La productivité morphologique des composés A-N et N-de-N dans la littérature française du 17e au 20e siecle

Gunnar Olafur Hansson (UBC)

The limits of opaque phonology: Icelandic glide deletion reconsidered

2:00 2:30

Peng Han (Calgary)

Testing contexts’ effects on the Mandarin reflexive anaphor ziji’s interpretation

Duaa Abuamsha (Calgary)

A Grammaticalization Approach to the Progressive Marker in Palestinian Arabic

Koorosh Ariyaee (Toronto)

The need for indexed markedness constraints: Evidence from spoken Persian

2:30 3:00

Hanadi Azhari & Jila Ghomeshi (Umm Al-Qura University, Manitoba)

Emergent Participles in Makkan Arabic

Michael Dow (UdeM)

Subsegmental interactions between affrication and devoicing in Québec French

3:00 3:15

pause | break


Syntaxe | Syntax

Président | Chair: Nicholas LaCara

Lexicale | Lexical

Président | Chair: Michael Dow

Psycholinguistique | Psycholinguistics

Présidente | Chair: Anne-Michelle Tessier

3:15 3:45

Myriam Dali (Ottawa)

Syntactic gender is on Num

Alexandra Chabot & Marianne Laplante (UQAM)

Apport de la statistique exploratoire à la Pokémonastique : Symbolisme phonétique dans les néologismes en français

Philip Monahan, Alejandro Pérez & Jessamyn Schertz (Toronto)

Abstract Phonological Features: EEG Evidence from English Voicing

3:45 4:15

Sahar Taghipour (Toronto)

Definiteness in Laki: Its contributions to the DP structure

Laurence Gagnon & Anne-Marie Parisot (UQAM)

Création lexicale en langue des signes québécoise (LSQ) pour des concepts de l’astronomie

Félix Desmeules-Trudel & Marc Joanisse (Western)

Memory traces of newly-learned words that contain non-native sounds are more robust after sleep consolidation

4:15 4:45

Ivanna Richardson (Ottawa)

Counting Khmer Nouns: A Plural and Classifiers that Co-occur

Kathleen Currie Hall, Oksana Tkachman & Yurika Aonuki (UBC)

Lexical Competition and Articulatory Enhancement in American Sign Language

Terrina Chan, Gracellia Purnomo, Ryan Taylor & Bryan Gick (UBC)

Electromyographic analysis of coarticulation in speech and smile movements

4:45 5:15

Elizabeth Ritter & Martina Wiltschko (Calgary, UBC)

The syntax of formality: Universals and variation

John Alderete, Queenie Chan & Henny Yeung (SFU)

Tone slips in Cantonese: Evidence for early phonological encoding