Time zone: GMT

Friday, May 7

2:00 – 2:30 PM Children’s interpretation of
the Japanese additive particle mo ‘also’
and the English additive particle also in
question comprehension
– Hisao Kurokami (University of Maryland)
– Daniel Goodhue (University of Maryland)
– Valentine Hacquard (University of Maryland)
– Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland)
2:30 – 3:00 PM Optionality in children’s acquisition of
wh-questions: Data from Akan
– Paul Okyere Omane (University of Potsdam)
– Barbara Höhle (University of Potsdam)
3:00 – 3:30 PM Mandarin-speaking children’s use of
prosodic information in resolving
ambiguous topic structures
– Jing Li (Tsinghua University)
– Peng Zhou (Tsinghua University)
3:30 – 4:00 PM The perception of consonant
cluster mispronunciations, for adult
listeners and learners
– Anne-Michelle Tessier
  (University of British Columbia)
– Claire Moore-Cantwell
  (University of California, Los Angeles)
– Danica Reid (University of British Columbia)
– Ashley Farris-Trimble
  (Simon Fraser University)
4:00 – 5:00 PM Children’s Sluices: Intervention and Evasion – Nina Hyams
  (University of California, Los Angeles)

Saturday, May 8

12:00 – 12:30 PM Language dominance: A factor modelling L3 developmental trajectories – Eloi Puig-Mayenco
  (University of Southampton)

– Susagna Tubau

  (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

– Jason Rothman

  (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
12:30 – 1:00 PM To move or not to move: Verb placement in L3 French – Kjersti Listhaug
  (NTNU The Norwegian University of Science
   and Technology)
– Guro Busterud
(University of Oslo)
– Anne Dahl

  (NTNU The Norwegian University of Science
  and Technology)
1:00 – 1:30 PM L1 transfer effect in L2 pronoun interpretation – Eun Hee Kim (Rice University)
1:30 – 2:00 PM L2 acquisition of inverse scope by L1 Mandarin L2 English learners: An intervention study – Mien-Jen Wu
  (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

– Tania Ionin

  (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
2:00 – 3:00 PM Micro-variation in Multilingual Situations
and the Importance of
Property-by-Property Acquisition
– Marit Westergaard
  (UiT The Arctic University of Norway &
   NTNU The Norwegian University of Science
   and Technology)
– Natalia Mitrofanova
  (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
Children’s interpretations of Every…some sentences – Cory Bill (Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS))
– Elena Pagliarini
(University of Padova)
– Jacopo Romoli
(Ulster University)
– Lyn Tieu
(Western Sydney University)
– Stephen Crain
(Macquarie University)
Recursion in Romanian 4 and 5-year-olds. The parrot next to the hamster next to the bunny is not the same as the parrot next to the hamster and next to the bunny – Adina Camelia Bleotu (ICUB, University of Bucharest)
Greek as a heritage language in contact with Spanish: The case of third-person pronominal subject distribution – Aretousa Giannakou (University of Nicosia)
Acquiring German as a third language: An empirical study on cross-linguistic influence at early stages – Nadine Kolb (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
– Gustavo Guajardo
(UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
– Marit Westergaard

  (UiT The Arctic University of Norway & NTNU

  The Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Evidence of absence: ASL as [-degree] language from comparatives in the SLASH corpus – Elena Koulidobrova
  (Central Connecticut State University)

– Gabriel Martinez Vera
(Goete Universität)
Acquisition of nominal compounds in L3 Spanish – Hugues Lacroix
  (Université de Montréal &

   Université Bordeaux-Montaigne)

– Anahí de La Fuente
(Université de Montréal)
Word stress in child second language acquisition: Is early always better? – Alina Lausecker (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main)
– Angela Grimm
(University of Frankfurt)
– Petra Schulz
(Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main)
Neurophysiological underpinnings during idiom processing: How and when different linguistics factors come to play – Masha Morid (University of Ottawa)
– Nadia Bachar
(University of Ottawa)
– Laura Sabourin
(University of Ottawa)
When the input underdetermines the analysis: A case study of acquisition in a contact situation – Cristina Schmitt (Michigan State University)
– Anita Primucci
(Universidad de Buenos Aires)
– Daniel Greeson
(Michigan State University)
– Alan Munn
(Michigan State University)
On the position of the theme argument of an unaccusative verb in child Japanese – Hiroyuki Shimada (Hokuriku University)
– Tetsuya Sano
(Meiji Gakuin University)
On the acquisition of disjunction in negative sentences: A study on Italian-English bilingual children – Silvia Silleresi (Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca)
– Elena Pagliarini
(Università degli Studi di Padova)
– Maria Teresa Guasti

  (Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca)
Post-spreading errors with double quantifier sentences – Jennifer Spenader (University of Groningen)
– Tom Roeper
(University of Massachusetts)
Prosody-semantics link in quantifier scope: Evidence from Japanese-speaking 6-year-olds – Ayaka Sugawara (Waseda University)
Wh-movement in the acquisition of Spanish as a first language – Vincent Torrens
  (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia)
Animacy leads to misanalysis in the L2 comprehension of object relative clauses – Noriko Yoshimura (University of Shizuoka)
– Mineharu Nakayama
(The Ohio State University)
– Atsushi Fujimori
(University of Shizuoka)
Predicting children’s ineffability in gender and plural formation in Icelandic – Sigríður Mjöll Björnsdóttir
  (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
4:30 – 5:00 PM Mandarin-learning toddlers’ sensitivity to
unaccusative-unergative distinction
– Ziqi Wang (Tsinghua University)
– Xiaolu Yang (Tsinghua University)
– Rushen Shi (Université du Québec à Montréal)
5:00 – 5:30 PM How to learn recursive rules:
Productivity of prenominal adjective
stacking in English and German
– Lydia Grohe (Goethe University Frankfurt)
– Petra Schulz (Goethe University Frankfurt)
– Charles Yang (University of Pennsylvania)
5:30 – 6:00 PM ASL pronoun acquisition: Implications for
pronominal theory
– Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
– Deborah Chen Pichler
  (University of Connecticut)
6:00 – 6:30 PM Case as a cue for verb meaning in Icelandic
language acquisition
– Iris Nowenstein (University of Iceland)

Sunday, May 9

12:00 – 12:30 PM A closer look at invisible VPs in L2 grammar – Takayuki Kimura (Chuo University)
– Takaaki Hirokawa
(Tohoku University)
12:30 – 1:00 PM The acquisition of Mandarin aspect markers by heritage speakers and L2 learners – Chung-Yu Chen (Ming Chuan University)
1:00 – 1:30 PM Contrastive focus IS acquirable: Comparing heritage speakers and second language learners of Russian – Tania Ionin
  (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

– Maria Goldshtein

  (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

– Tatiana Luchkina
(Stony Brook University)
– Sofya Styrina

  (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
1:30 – 2:00 PM Prosodic and syntactic focus-marking in the acquisition of focus comprehension – Balázs Suranyi
  (Hungarian Research Center for Linguistics
   & Pazmany Peter Catholic University)
– Lilla Pintér

  (Pazmany Peter Catholic University &
   Hungarian Research Center for Linguistics )
Time Title Authors
2:00 – 3:00 PM How Characteristics of the Learner and the Language being Learned Shape the Lexical Acquisition Process – Sudha Arunachalam
  (New York University)
The role of linguistic distance between L1 and L2 on L2 English relative clauses – Theodora Alexopoulou (University of Cambridge)
– Xiaobin Chen
(Tübingen University)
– Ianthi Maria Tsimpli
(University of Cambridge)
30-month-old toddlers understand Principle A and Principle B – Emeryse Emond (Université du Québec à Montréal)
– Rushen Shi
(Université du Québec à Montréal)
Processing verb gaps in a second language – Haerim Hwang (University of Hawai’i)
– Bonnie D. Schwartz
(University of Hawai’i)
Acquiring scope interactions of root modals and negation – Paloma Jeretic (New York University)
A longitudinal study of genetive preferences in Japanese-English bilingual returnee children – Maki Kubota (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
– Caroline Heycock
(The University of Edinburgh)
– Antonella Sorace
(The University of Edinburgh)
– Jason Rothman
(UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
The interaction between perfectivity and boundedness: Evidence from child Mandarin – Tianshu Li (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
– Thomas Hun-Tak Lee

  (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
The representation of the different grammatical classes of pronouns in the mind of the bilingual: The view from code-switching experimental research – Juana M. Liceras
  (University of Ottawa & Universidad Nebrija)

– Estela Gacía Alcaraz
(Universitat de les Illes Balears)
– Kassandra Ayala-Nájera
(University of Ottawa)
The acquisition of VS structures in L2 Italian in a developmental perspective: A corpus-based study – Andrea Listanti (University for Foreigners of Siena)
– Jacopo Torregrossa
(University of Frankfurt)
The role of language use and exposure in the acquisition of heritage Spanish imperatives: Insights from children and adults – Julio Cesar Lopez Otero (Rutgers University)
– Michele Goldin
(Rutgers University)
English-speaking children’s acquisition of wh-in-situ – An Nguyen (Johns Hopkins University)
– Geraldine Legendre
(Johns Hopkins University)
No Crossing Constraint and Turkish vowel harmony: UG and adult native speakers – Oner Ozcelik (Indiana University)
– Rex Sprouse
(Indiana University)
Is it possible to establish a grammatical status for Brazilian Portuguese subject bare singulars? – Raissa S. Santana (Universidade de São Paulo)
– Elaine B. Grolla
(Universidade de São Paulo)
Motion or the ocean? The influence of language-specific and universal factors on acquisition of motion verbs – Rebecca Smyder (College of William & Mary)
– Kaitlyn Harrigan
(College of William & Mary)
Multiple right-dislocation in child Japanese – Wataru Sugiura (Meiji Gakuin University)
Seeking the sources of children’s comprehension errors involving the universal quantifier every – Tingting Wang (University of Kansas)
– Nick Feroce
(University of Kansas)
– Jesus Briseno
(University of Kansas)
– Caitlin Coughlin
(University of Kansas)
– Utako Minai
(University of Kansas)
Comprehension of canonical and non-canonical word order in infant Chinese – Jingtao Zhu (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
– Anna Gavarró
(Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
4:30 – 5:00 PM The L1 acquisition of evidentiality in Turkish:
The case of older children
– Aylin Coskun Kunduz
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
– Silvina Montrul
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
5:00 – 5:30 PM Dutch collective preferences revealed by
a covered box experiment
– Anna de Koster (University of Groningen)
– Jennifer Spenader (University of Groningen)
– Petra Hendriks (University of Groningen)
5:30 – 6:00 PM Testing modal force acquisition beyond
the epistemic paradigm
– Ailís Cournane (New York University)
– Anouk Dieuleveut
(University of Maryland, College Park)
– Chiara Repetti-Ludlow (New York University)
– Valentine Hacquard
(University of Maryland, College Park)
6:00 – 6:30 PM Empathy and reflexive binding in child Japanese – Akari Ohba (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
– Kamil Deen (University of Hawaii at Manoa)