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As usual, Berkeley rules at the North East Linguistic Society. Five abstracts from five Berkeley linguists were accepted for NELS 47, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, October 14-16:
- Emily Clem, "Two types of binding: Evidence from Tswefap pronominals"
- Virginia Dawson, "Optimal clitic placement in Tiwa"
- Amy Rose Deal, "Covert hyperraising to object"
- Hannah Sande, "Process morphology in a realizational theory"
- Hannah Sande and Peter Jenks, "Case and Caselessness in Moro"
Congratulations to all! After your presentations, your respective audiences will surely be able to say, with Lydgate, "Thy problem fully is exponed" (Siege of Thebes 736).
- Friday, September 2
- 11–12:30: Gary Lupyan (Wisconsin), "Beyond the mapping metaphor: the role of words in human cognition" (Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences seminar, 5101 Tolman)
- 3–4:30: Jed Sam Pizarro-Guevara (UC Santa Cruz), "Tagalog voice/agreement morphology and its role in processing filler-gap dependencies" (Syntax & Semantics Circle, 1303 Dwinelle)
- Tuesday, September 6
- 1–2: SPREAD (Sociophonetic Research Exchange and Discussion, 57 Dwinelle)
- Wednesday, September 7
- 5–6: Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students (SLUgS, 1229 Dwinelle)
- Thursday, September 8
- 8:30–4: Speech Engineering and Computational Neuroscience of Speech (SECNS '16, Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall, UC San Francisco Mission Bay)
- 12:30–2: GoOD InTEnSIOnS (Semantics reading group, 1303 Dwinelle)
- 12:30–2: Historical linguistics forum, reading discussion on sound change: Hombert et al. 1979 (*dhworom, 3401 Dwinelle)
- Friday, September 9
- 3–4:30: Round Robin discussion (Syntax & Semantics Circle, 1303 Dwinelle)