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SYNC 2016 Program

Saturday, December 3 – Room 5414, The Graduate Center, CUNY

9:00 – 10:00                 Check-in

                                    room 5414, coffee and light breakfast provided

10:00 – 10:05               Opening remarks

10:05 – 12:05               Session 1: Semantics/Sociolinguistics

10:05 – 10:35    Sociolinguistically-deduced sound change in Zrawa variety of Tunisian Tamazight: from interdentals to stops

Wafa Bahr (CUNY GC)

10:35 – 11:05   NPIs and modals: two reasons “just” and “only” are not the same

Tally Callahan-Kanik (CUNY GC)

11:05 – 11:35   Phrase-final so: an Inquisitive Semantics approach

Mary Robinson (NYU)

11:35 – 12:05   Variation in stem-final consonant clusters in Korean nominal inflection

Ji Yea Kim (Stony Brook)

12:05 – 1:30                 Lunch break

1:30 – 3:30                   Session 2: Syntax

1:30 – 2:00       A Model-Theoretic Approach to Minimalist Syntax

Yiding Hao (Yale)

2:00 – 2:30       Unifying the that-t effect and the do-t effect

Hwichan Oh (Stony Brook)

2:30 – 3:00       Oblique causer constructions in Lezgian

Philip Shushurin (NYU)

3:00 – 3:30       Dependencies Between Adverbs and Sentential Clitics: A Crosslinguistic Perspective

Russell Tanenbaum (Stony Brook)

3:30 – 4:00                   Coffee break

                                    coffee provided

4:00 – 5:30                   Session 3: Phonology

4:00 – 4:30       Homeostatic Reinforcement Learning for Harmonic Grammars

Jon Rawski (Stony Brook)

4:30 – 5:00       TextPros: Prosody-text aligner for unlabeled speech

Hussein Ghaly (CUNY GC)

5:00 – 5:30       Tone analysis in Tai Khamti: computational models in language documentation

Rikker Dockum (Yale)

5:30 – 6:30                   Invited talk

Some notes on “infinitival perfects” in Appalachian English 

Christina Tortora (College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center)

6:30 – 9:00                   Reception

                                    food and beverages provided in the Linguistics Lounge, room 7400