Hello everyone! This week, in the Linguistics department…
Today, at 11-11:50 in the Conference Room, PhonLunch: Stephanie Shih will be presenting “The contribution of sound symbolism to phonological theory.”
Tuesday (10/01), 9:30am in the Conference Room: Psycholinguistics Lab Meeting! Silvia Kim will talk about “L2 Korean Null Pronoun Interpretation by Spanish Speakers.”
On Wednesday, (10/9) in VKC 111, from 12-12:50, Meaning Lab! Alexis Wellwood will present “Graded plurals and indeterminacy”
On 9/23, Khalil Iskarous gave a colloquium at UC Berkeley entitled “The Dynamics of Linguistic Development: The Unfolding of Skill Interaction”
At DETEC 2019 (Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives), held in Berlin from September 27-28, 2019, Elsi Kaiser gave an invited talk entitled “On causal relations in discourse: Expected and unexpected situations.” Jina Song presented a talk entitled “Effects of coherence relations on the interpretation of Korean null pronouns,” (pictured below).
On 10/02 Ana Besserman gave an invited talk titled “Objetos Implícitos Existenciais e Anafóricos: Propriedades do Discurso e Compreensão” (Existential and Anaphoric Implicit Objects: Discourse Properties and Comprehension) at the workshop “Questões de Intervenção, ligação e correferência” (Issues on intervention, binding and coreference) at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Elsi Kaiser gave another invited talk entitled “Pronouns and predicates of personal taste: Investigating the role of reference resolution in perspectival processing”, at the Referential Expressions in Discourse (RED) meeting (Theme: Pronouns and discourse prominence), in Kassel, Germany, which was held October 3-4, 2019.
The USC Linguistics Welcome Back Picnic was held on September 28th, at Pan Pacific Park. Thanks to Chloe and Ian for organizing such a successful event!