Alice Shen presented a talk at the CUNY Conference on Sentence Processing, which was entirely online this year. The title of her talk was "Asymmetric processing costs in the auditory comprehension of Mandarin and English bilingual sentences." You can read more about it here.
The following papers and abstracts have been accepted for presentation at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, to be held in Montreal, July 25-27, and will be published in the conference proceedings:
Teela Huff and Nicholas Carrick, Creating Xavante Pedagogical Materials In Summer of 2019, Teela Huff and Nicholas Carrick are traveling with Myriam Lapierre to work with a Xavante community that expressed interest in the benefits of linguistic research. While in Eastern Mato Grosso, the three hope to record stories with community consent for the purpose of creating recreational and lexical pedagogical materials. In collaboration with this Xavante community, the long-term goal of this project is to help preserve and maintain Xavante language and culture through linguistic means.
Karina Fong-Hirschfelder, The Influence of French Polysemous Words on English in French-English Bilingual Children Karina will be using the funds from the Sawyer Scholarship to create a study/stimular and start data collection for an experiment with Mahesh Srinivasan. This experiment will be one of many in a study on French polysemous words and their influence on English speakers, both bilingual and monolingual. Karina will be elaborating on this work during the upcoming academic year as part of her Honors Thesis.
Terry Regier visited Sweden and Germany March 2-13 for a series of talks: An invited keynote at the kickoff event for the Chalmers AI Research Center in Gothenburg, followed by talks at the University of Gothenburg, Uppsala University, and Leipzig University.
Ling 47 ("Communication Disorders") special event - Friday Feb 15 - Dwinelle 1229 - 4pm Viewing and discussion of the documentary When I Stutter
FieldworkForum - Wednesday Feb 20 - Dwinelle 1303 - 11-12:30PM Practice talks for ICLDC: Julia Nee (Berkeley): Communication Based Instruction and Evaluation of Language Revitalization; Anna Berge (Alaska Native Language Center) and Edwin Ko (Berkeley): Interactive Maps, Place, and Context
Philosophy Dept Work in Progress Talk - Wednesday Feb 20 - Moses 301 - noon-1 Amy Rose Deal (Berkeley): Factivity and uncentered attitudes
Climate care tea/coffee hour - Friday Feb 22 - 3401 Dwinelle - 2-3pm Discussion of goal setting