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Past presentations

Lab member Hyun defended his dissertation in May 2024.

Lab member Pond defended his first prelim paper in late April 2024.

May 2024. “L2 acquisition of Russian motion verbs by L1-Korean and L1-English speakers.” Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA 17). Urbana-Champaign, USA.

March 2024. “A corpus-based study of conventional adverbial forms and underlying pragmatic strategies in L2 Chinese complaints.” American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL). Houston, TX.

March 2024. “Revisiting native-speakerism in Thailand: Perceptions of Thai-accented English and the Inner Circle varieties.” American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL). Houston, TX.

March 2024. “Investigating L1 and L2 Comprehension of English Modal Verbs: Comparing Interpretations of ‘can’ and ‘may’.” American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL). Houston, TX.

January 2024. “Syntactic variation of the existential there construction in English: An acceptability judgment task.” 2024 Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting. New York, NY.

October 2023. “Judgment testing of adverb topicalization in irregular wh-question.” The 14th International Conference of Experimental Linguistics (ExLing 2023 Athens). Athens, Greece.

September 2023. “Definite and demonstrative descriptions in L2 acquisition of English by L1-Korean speakers: A modified replication of Ionin et al. (2012).” The 32nd European Second Language Association (EuroSLA32). Birmingham, UK.

July 2023. “‘All’ interpretation in English definite plurals in L1-Korean L2-English learners: A replication study of Ionin et al. (2012).” Pacific Second Language Research Forum (PacSLRF2023). Bangkok, Thailand.

March 2023. “An empirical examination of the Russian dative of possession.” Workshop in General Linguistics (WiGL 17). Madison, USA.

March 2023. “Critical proficiency for input factors in L2 parsing preference.” Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (ILLS 15). Urbana-Champaign, USA.

March 2023. “Constructional online processing and L1 adversativity effects in Thai learners and the English passive.” Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (ILLS 15). Urbana-Champaign, USA.

May 2022. “Conversational Implicature for definite plurals in L2-English.” Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA 16). Trondheim, Norway.

October 2021. “Gradient acceptability between naïve and expert linguistic intuitions.” International Conference of Experimental Linguistics. Athens, Greece.

July 2021. “Quantity Maxim and determiners in a second language.” Annual Conference of the European Second Language Association. Barcelona, Spain.

March 2019. “L2 acquisition at the semantics-pragmatics interface: An experiment on presuppositions and scalar implicatures”. Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA 15) at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA.

January 2019. “Direct and indirect scalar implicatures in second language acquisition: an experiment on sometimes and not always“. 93rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA 2019). New York City, USA.

October 2018. “Feature reassembly in L2 acquisition of phonological inventories – Mandarin to English”. Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference 23 (MidPhon 23). Northwestern University, USA.

September 2018. “The acquisition of presuppositions by L1-Mandarin Chinese speakers: An experiment on stop”. Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America Conference (GALANA-8). Indiana University at Bloomington, USA.

March 2018. “How do native and non-native speakers compute scalar implicatures in real-time?” American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL). Chicago, USA.

April 2017. “Maximize presupposition!: L2 processing at the syntax-pragmatics interface”. Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA14). University of Southampton, UK.

April 2017. “A reaction time study on scalar implicatures in second language acquisition”. Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA14). University of Southampton, UK.

April 2017. “Beyond Feature Reassembly: L1-Mandarin speakers’ acquisition of English definite noun phrases”. Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA14). University of Southampton, UK.

October 2016. “Testing the Interface Hypothesis with learners of Korean”. Second Language Research Forum (SLRF). Teachers College Columbia University, USA.

October 2016. “The acquisition of English definite noun phrases: The case of L1 Mandarin Chinese”. Second Language Research Forum (SLRF), Teachers College Columbia University, USA.

November 2015. “Resolution of bridging definites in a second language”. The 40th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD). Boston, USA.

March 2015. “Licensing novel definites in L2 English”. Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America Conference (GALANA-5). Indiana University at Bloomington, USA.

January 2015. “Discourse-new and discourse-old definites in L2 English”. 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Portland, USA.