Lab news

2018

July

  • Andy, María and Ashwini Deo (The Ohio State University) presented a poster titled  Real-Time Roots of Meaning Change: Electrophysiology Reveals the Contextual-Modulation Processing Basis of Synchronic Variation in the Location-Possession Domain at the “Psycholinguistic, Sociolinguistic and Formal Perspectives on Meaning” workshop at The University of Chicago Center in Paris.

June

  • Andy, María and Sara attended the one-week course “Exploring the Human Connectome” organized by The Human Connectome Project at Oxford University. 

April

  • Yao-ying started a Postdoctoral  Research Position in the Neuropsychology Department at the National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities in Tokyo. Kudos for this achievement, Yao-ying!  

  • Martín, María and Ashwini Deo (The Ohio State University) gave a talk titled “Communicative and Cognitive Principles at Work: Semantic Variation and Change in the Spanish Progressive” for the “TALV: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Language Variation” workshop at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

  • Andy, María and Ashwini Deo (The Ohio State University) gave a talk titled “Real-Time Roots of Meaning Change: Electrophysiology Reveals the Contextual-Modulation Processing Basis of Synchronic variation in the Location-Possession Domain” for the “TALV: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Language Variation” workshop at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

  • María, Sara and Fraibet Aveledo (University of Reading) gave a talk titled “Children’s Acquisition of Copula Use: Production/Comprehension Dierences in a Developmental Path” for the “TALV: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Language Variation” workshop at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

  • Sara and María gave a talk titled “Variation in Spanish Copula Use Across Dialects” for the “Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics (WSS)“  at Queens College, CUNY.

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July

  • Yao-ying gave a talk titled “Comprehending underspecified meaning: Resolving ambiguity by contextual and conceptual search” at the Japanese Society for Language Sciences 19th Annual International Conference (JSLS2017) in Kyoto, Japan.
  • Yao-ying gave a talk, “Context and semantic composition of multiple dimension representations in real-time comprehension” and present a poster, “A model of semantic linguistic composition under conditions of morphosyntactic underspecification: the case of eventive iteration construal” at the IEICE Workshop of the Technical Committee on Thought and Language (IEICE-TL) in Tokyo, Japan.

March

February

  • María gave a talk titled “Eventive iteration construal during real-time comprehension, its neurological underpinnings and the grammar-meaning connection” at LingLangLunch at Brown University (Providence, RI).
  • Sara, María, and Ashwini presented a poster titled “Copular Variation as a Gateway into their Lexico-Semantic Differences” at the “CSLI Workshop: Bridging Computational and Psycholinguistic Approaches to the Study of Meaning” at Stanford University (Stanford, CA).

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2015

November
  • Yao-Ying gave a talk titled ‘The structured individual hypothesis for processing aspectual verbs’ at the Southern New England Workshop in Semantics (SNEWS 2015) at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA). 
  • Sara also gave a talk titled ‘Processing Spanish copulas: the influence of contextual modulation’ at the Southern New England Workshop in Semantics (SNEWS 2015) at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA). 
  • The lab attended the Hornucopia workshop at Yale University (New Haven, CT). 
October
August
  • Sara presented a poster titled ‘Changes in the distributional patterns of the Spanish copulas: the influence of contextual modulation’ and won the Springer Award for the Best Poster Presentation at the 27th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI 2015) at the Poblenou Campus of Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain).  
  • Sara’s paper ‘Changes in the distributional patterns of the Spanish copulas: the influence of contextual modulation’ was published in the Proceedings of the ESSLLI 2015 Student Session