The 39th meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 39) will be hosted virtually by the Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona from April 8 to 11.

One of the presenters is current PhD student Erika Petersen O Farrill, whose poster is titled "A unified analysis of failed operator movement in Spanish in terms of the Phase-over-Phase constraint."

A number of Stanford Linguistics alumni are on the program as well, including:

  • John Beavers (PhD '06), Andrew Koontz-Garboden (PhD '07) and Scott Spicer: "Degrees and standards in the meanings of roots"
  • Byron Ahn, Sunwoo Jeong (PhD '18) and Craig Sailor: "Systematic ‘Stray’ Focus Stress in English? ApparentLY!"
  • Tyler Lemon (BA '16): "Low nominative agreement in Uab Meto"
  • Rebecca Woods, Johannes Heim and Joel Wallenberg (BA '03): "Input frequency below the threshold: Explaining auxiliary-initial declaratives in one cognitively typical child acquiring British English"
  • Ash Asudeh (PhD '04), Paul Melchin, Dan Siddiqi: "Constraints all the way down: DM in a representational model of grammar"
  • Prerna Nadathur (PhD '19) and Hana Filip: "Telicity, teleological modality, and (non)culmination"

You can view the full program here.