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FASL-26 Schedule, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Friday, May 19 (all talks in Beckman 1005)

8:00 Registration and breakfast (Beckman atrium)
9:00 Welcome remarks
Session 1: General session: Syntax
9:15 Sandra Stjepanovic (West Virginia University). Extraction out of coordinate structure conjuncts
9:45 Lanko Marušič and Rok Žaucer (University of Nova Gorica). Clitic climbing can violate Coordinate Structure Constraint
10:15 Petr Biskup (University of Leipzig). Slavic obviative subjunctives
10:45 coffee break (Beckman 1003)
Session 2: General session: Syntax
11:00 Egor Tsedryk (Saint Mary’s University). Possession, modality and inclusion: the case of locative and dative possessors in Russian
11:30 Aleksandra Gogłoza (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin), Paulina Łęska (Adam Mickiewicz University) and Roland Meyer (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin). Binding by objects in Polish double object constructions – experimental analysis of its acceptability and its correlation with object order
12:00 Plenary #1 (general session):

Stephanie Harves (New York University)

GO-ing Silent

1:00 catered lunch (Beckman atrium)
1:30 poster session (Beckman atrium)
Session 3: Special/general session: Phonology/morphology
2:45 Tatiana Luchkina (Central Connecticut State University). Interaction of prosody and word order in the expression of perceived prominence in Russian
3:15 Naoya Watabe (University of Tokyo). Vowel length alternations in Czech diminutive derivation
3:45 Varvara Magomedova (Stony Brook University). Two arguments against late vocabulary insertion: Evidence from Russian
4:15 Kevin D. Roon (CUNY Graduate Center and Haskins Laboratories), Jaekoo Kang (CUNY Graduate Center) and D. H. Whalen (CUNY Graduate Center, Haskins Laboratories, Yale University). Using ultrasound feedback to aid in L2 acquisition of Russian palatalization
4:45 coffee break (Beckman 1003)
5:15 Plenary #2 (general session):

Darya Kavitskaya (University of California, Berkeley)

Slavic palatalization: phonetics, phonology, diachrony

6:15 dinner on your own

Saturday, May 20 (all talks in Beckman 1005)

8:15 Registration and breakfast (Beckman atrium)
Session 4: Special session: Acquisition of morphosyntax
9:00 Natalia Meir (Bar-Ilan University) and Bibi Janssen (University of Amsterdam). Production and comprehension of the accusative case in monolingual Russian and bilingual Russian-Dutch and Russian-Hebrew children
9:30 Teodora Radeva-Bork (University of Potsdam). Null objects in the early stages of grammar
10:00 Dunja Veselinovic and Ailis Cournane (New York University). The grammatical source of missing epistemic meanings for modal verbs in child BCS
10:30 coffee break (Beckman 1003)
Session 5: Special session: Acquisition of pragmatics
10:45 Marta Velnic (UiT the Arctic University of Norway). The effect of givenness on word order in ditransitive structures in Croatian child language
11:15 Maria Loktionova (National Research University Higher School of Economics). Inferential language in Russian children with autism spectrum disorder: Mental state verbs and their degrees of certainty.
11:45 Plenary #3 (special session):

Alexandra Perovic (University College London)

Comparing grammatical abilities of Serbian speakers with Williams and Down syndromes

12:45 lunch on your own
1:45 business meeting (Beckman 1005)
Session 6: General session: Syntax/semantics
2:15  Aida Talić (University of Connecticut). Do Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian long and short adjectival forms correspond to direct and indirect modification?
2:45 Adrian Stegovec (University of Connecticut). !? – What Slovenian scope marking questions tell us about the “ban on imperative questions”
3:15 Polina Berezovskaya and Anna Howell (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen). (No) variation in the grammar of alternatives – intervention effects in Russian
3:45 coffee break (Beckman 1003)
Session 7: Special session: Processing of syntax/semantics
4:15 Dagmara Grabska (University College London). Experimental investigation of scope in doubly-quantified constructions in Polish
4:45 Dorota Klimek-Jankowska (University of Wrocław ), Anna Czypionka (University of Konstanz, University of Wrocław) and Joanna Błaszczak (University of Wrocław). The processing of perfective and imperfective aspect in Polish: Evidence from eye-tracking and self-paced reading experiments.
5:15 Plenary #4 (special session):

Irina Sekerina (CUNY – College of Staten Island)

Slavic psycholinguistics in the 21st century

6:30 conference dinner (Beckman atrium)

Sunday, May 21 (all talks in Beckman 1005)

8:45 breakfast (Beckman 1003)
Session 8: General session: syntax
9:30 Petra Mišmaš, Lanko Marušič, Vesna Plesničar and Tina Šuligoj (University of Nova Gorica). Something other than wh-words survives sluicing in Slovenian. What else?
10:00 Marcin Dadan (University of Connecticut). Case sharing: evidence from Slavic and beyond
10:30 Krzysztof Migdalski (University of Wrocław). The auxiliary ‘be’ as a bundle of phi-features
11:00 coffee break (Beckman 1003)
11:30 Plenary #5 (special session):

Natalia Slioussar (Higher School of Economics, Moscow / St. Petersburg State University)

Experimental studies of agreement in Russian

Session 9: General / special session: corpora and judgments
12:30 Radek Šimík (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) and Markéta Burianová (Charles University Prague). Definiteness of bare NPs as a function of clausal position: A corpus study of Czech
1:00 Mikhail Knyazev (St Petersburg State University & Higher School of Economics in St Petersburg). “Superadditivity effects” in the distribution of chto-clause complements in Russian: a grammatical constraint obscured by intermediate acceptability
1:30 Final remarks
1:45 End of conference


Steven Franks (Indiana University). PCC violations and their resolutions

Poster presentations (Friday, May 19)

Joanna Błaszczak (University of Wrocław). Against the [+past] specification of the l-participle: Evidence from online processing of compound future constructions in Polish

Barbara Citko (University of Washington). On the clausemate condition in Polish multiple sluicing and ways to remedy it

Daniela Culinovic (University of California, Los Angeles). A classifier approach to DPs containing higher and lower numerals in Serbo-Croatian

Masha Esipova (New York University). Two types of verb fronting in Russian

Steven Franks (Indiana University). PCC violations and their resolutions

Natalia Ivlieva and Alexander Podobryaev (Higher School of Economics, Moscow). How to negate a disjunction in Russian

Ora Matushansky (UiL OTS/Utrecht University/CNRS/Université Paris-8), Nora Boneh (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Lea Nash (University Paris 8) & Natalia Slioussar (School of Linguistics, Higher School of Economics, Moscow) . To PPs in their proper place.

Takuya Miyauchi (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies / Japan Society for the Promotion of Science). Event nominal phrases in Russian and their implication for the NP/DP parameter

Iryna Osadcha (University of Toronto). Nominal stress in Ukrainian

Dmitry Privoznov (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Russian stress in inflectional paradigms: Verbs

Ekaterina Vostrikova (University of Massachusetts at Amherst). Phrasal comparatives in Russian