Stanford linguists at LSA 2019
A plethora of Stanford linguists represented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting (January 3-6) to start the new year off right!
- Zion Mengesha, Simon Todd, and Meghan Sumner presented "Talker Voice and Stereotype in the False Recall of Spoken Words"
- Christian Brickhouse, Zion Mengesha, and Brandon Waldon presented "Personae and stereotype in scalar implicature"
- Anna-Marie Sprenger presented "Serial Verb Constructions: An Example of 'Passing' in AAVE"
- Lewis Esposito presented "Linking gender, sexuality, and affect: The case of phrase-final lengthening"
- Ciyang Qing presented "Referential uses of gradable adjectives: a semantic account with a functional explanation"
- Kate Lindsey presented "Variation and spreading in Pahoturi River final -/n/ realization"
- Cleo Condoravdi, Sunwoo Jeong (Ph.D. '18), and Rebecca Jarvis (Harvard University) presented "Endorsement of Inconsistent Imperatives"
- Robert Xu presented "Placing social types through prosodic variation: an investigation of spatial meanings in mainland China" (This abstract was awarded first place for Student Abstracts, by the way!)
- Reuben Cohn-Gordon, Noah Goodman, and Chris Potts presented "An incremental iterated response model of pragmatics"
- Lucy Li and Julia Mendelsohn presented "Using sentiment induction to understand variation in gendered online communities"
- Rebekah Baglini and Emily Lake coordinated the symposium "Exploring Social Approaches to Meaning: Issues at the Socio-pragmatic Interface"
- Chantal Gratton presented "Vocal pitch (and vowel dispersion) as a tool for negotiating gender and interactional positioning" during the New Directions in LGBTQ+ Linguistics: Commemorating the LSA Special Interest Group on LGBTQ+ Issues in Linguistics Symposium
The full conference agenda PDF can be found on this link.