27 January 2013

USC at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America

The 2013 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) was held this year from January 3rd - 6th in Boston, Massachusetts. Several USC graduate students attended and presented posters. The presenters and the titles of their posters are listed below:

Using Visual World Eye-tracking to Investigate Semantic Differences between Adjectives
Katy McKinney-Bock (co-authored with Professor Elsi Kaiser)

Oils and Waters: On Arabic Mass Plurals 
Sarah Ouwayda

The English It-Cleft: No Need to Get Exhausted
Mary Byram (co-authored with Professor Elsi Kaiser and Professor Maria Luisa Zubizarreta)

Anaphora and Cataphora in Italian: Consequences of Linear Order on Null and Overt Pronouns
Emily Fedele (co-authored with Professor Elsi Kaiser)

Graduate student Binh Ngo also attended the conference as a graduate student volunteer. 

Several USC alumni also attended and presented posters:

Variation and Preferences in Modern Hebrew Nonce Verbs

Michal Temkin Martinez, 2010 alumna (Boise State University) 

The Syntax of Prepositional Datives in Lebanese Arabic
Lina Choueiri, 2002 alumna

Erika Varis (2012 alumna), Karine Megerdoomian (2002 alumna) were also in attendance.

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