At the Chicago Linguistic Society 2017 (CLS 53), held on May 25-27, 2017,
Sun-Ah Jun gave an Invited talk on “Intonational difference in syntax-marking vs. focus-marking prosodic phrasing”.
Eleanor Glewwe gave a talk on “Substantive Bias in Phonotactic Learning: Positional Extension of an Obstruent Voicing Contrast”.
Also, two talks were given by our recent Alumi, Thomas Graf (PhD 2013) and Natasha Abner (PhD 2012):
Thomas Graf (Stony Brook) gave an Invited talk on “It’s a (Sub-)Regular Conspiracy: Locality and Computation in Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, and Semantics”
Natasha Abner (Montclair), Helen Koulidobrova (Central Connecticut), Ronnie Wilbur (Purdue), and Sandra Wood (McDaniel) gave a talk on “Don’t miss the BEAT!: Exceeds Comparatives in American Sign Language”