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MACSIM 7

Vera Gor and Dr. Kristen Syrett presented a talk entitled, “Experimental evidence of pragmatic plausibility and processing in acceptable principle C violations,” at the Mid-Atlantic Colloquium of Studies in Meaning hosted by Georgetown University. This work is part of Vera’s dissertation research advised by Kristen.

Word Learning Workshop

Dr. Kristen Syrett and Dr. Jane Grimshaw hosted the Workshop on Word Learning and Linguistic Theory at Rutgers University – New Brunswick, bringing in researchers on word learning from a number of different universities. Kristen presented a talk as part of the workshop entitled, “Semantic support for word learning: The case of adjectives and verbs.”

MACSIM 6

Jess Law and Dr. Kristen Syrett presented a poster entitled, “Experimental evidence for the discourse potential of bare nouns in Mandarin” at the Mid-Atlantic Colloquium of Studies in Meaning hosted by CUNY.

MACSIM 4

Vandana Bajaj presented experimental research on Hindi ‘-hii’ at the Mid-Atlantic Colloquium of Studies in Meaning (MACSIM), hosted by Rutgers University. This work is connected to research Vandana did for her dissertation work, with Dr. Kristen Syrett on her committee, advising the experimental aspects of her research.

HLS 2013

Dr. Kristen Syrett, Dr. Jennifer Austin, Dr. Liliana Sanchez, Anne Lingwall, and Silvia Perez-Cortes presented their poster, “Investigations into the calculation of scalar implicatures by Spanish-English bilingual preschoolers,” at the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium at the University of Ottawa. Liliana was one of the invited speakers at the conference! The team also presented this research on bilingualism as … Read More

MACSIM 2

Todor Koev and Nicholas Angelides presented experimental research on the truth conditions of appositives at the Mid-Atlantic Colloquium of Studies in Meaning (MACSIM), hosted by the University of Maryland, College Park. This work is connected to research Todor did for his dissertation work, with Dr. Kristen Syrett on his committee, advising the experimental aspects of … Read More