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Talk: Lauren Clemens & Lee Bickmore [ST@R & PhonX]

Resisting prosodic ambiguity: the case of reduced relative clauses in Rutooro Lauren Clemens & Lee Bickmore (University at Albany) Rutooro is a Bantu language of Uganda that lacks lexical tone. Instead, prominence in Rutooro is marked with a High tone (H) on the penultimate syllable of the phonological phrase (φ-phrase). Like many languages in the … Read More

Talk: Zheng Shen, Multi-valuation and the Language Level of the Agreement Hierarchy [ST@R]

Multi-valuation and the Language Level of the Agreement Hierarchy Zheng Shen (Goethe University Frankfurt)   Multi-valuation involves a probe getting multiple singular values. Nominal right node raising (1) and TP right node raising (2) have been argued to involve multi-valued Ns and Ts respectively.   (1) This tall and that short student(*s) are a couple. (multi-valued Ns) … Read More

Talk: Mark Baker & Livia Camago Souza: Agree without Agreement: Switch-Reference in Two Panoan Languages [ST@R]

Agree without Agreement: Switch-Reference in Two Panoan Languages Mark Baker and Livia Camargo Souza (Rutgers University) Overview: The Panoan languages Shipibo and Yawanawa have unusual switch-reference (SR) systems in what (we claim) is a theoretically instructive way. They make the standard morphological distinction between a “same-subject” (SS) form (-ax or –xon) and a “different subject” … Read More