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Message 1: Acquisition of Spanish & Portugues/Hispanic Linguistics

Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2001 23:09:25 -0500
From: Silvina Montrul <montrulstaff.uiuc.edu>
Subject: Acquisition of Spanish & Portugues/Hispanic Linguistics



PROGRAM


Thursday, October 11
5:00 
Registration
Illini Room B

7:00 
Opening remarks
Silvina Montrul/ Francisco Ord=F3=F1ez
John Wilcox, Head SIP
Jesse Delia, Dean LAS 
Illini Room A

7:30 
Plenary 1: Diane Musumeci
Reality Bytes: Human factors in the evaluation of instructional technology
and the learning of Spanish 
Illini Room A

8:30 
Opening Reception 
Illini Room C

Friday, October 12
8:00 
Registration (ongoing until
12:00) 
Illini Room B

Sessions 1 
Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
Room 210
8:30 
Sobre los correlatos ac=FAsticos del acento: nuevos datos
Luis Candia, University of Missouri-Kansas City
9:00 
Sound as symbolic gesture and its effect on lexical access time: Spanish
sonidos
Stuart E. Bernstein and Richard E. Morris, Middle Tennessee State University
9:30 
Effort-based account of Spanish spirantization
Carlos Eduardo Pi=F1eros, University of Iowa
10:00 
Effects of syntactic constituency on the intonational marking of Spanish
contrastive focus
Timothy Face, University of Minnesota

Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese A
Room 314 A 
8:30
Command and the acquisition of subject and object in Brazilian Portuguese
Ruth Elisabeth Vasconcellos Lopes, Universidad Federal de Santa Catarina,
Brazil
9:00
Interpreting reference in the early acquisition of Spanish clitics
Laura Dom=EDnguez, Boston University
9:30
The acquisition of clitics in Child Spanish
Ema Ticio & Lara Reglero, University of Connecticut
10:00
The Acquisition of clitics in L2 Spanish: A discourse/functional perspective
of NP vs. clitics
Jenna Torres, Cornell University

Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese B
Room 314 B
8:30
Simplified input meets Dick and Jane: Gender differences in processing=
 second
language input
Terri Greenslade-Felix, St. Olaf College
9:00
The analysis of oral self-correction as a window into the development of past
time reference
Joaquim Camps, University of Florida
9:30
Learner readiness and instructional type in L2 Spanish Stage Development
Kristina McCollam Wiebe, University of Illinois, UC
10:00
A qualitative analysis of student responses to negative feedback in L2 Spanish
Maritza Bell Corrales, Georgia Southern University


10:30 
Coffee Break 
Illini Room C

11:00 
Plenary 2: Conxita Lle=F3
Child Prosody and filler syllables: Looking into Spanish through the optimal
window of acquisition 
Illini Room A

12:00 
Lunch Break 

1:15 
Plenary 3: Juan Uriagereka
Adjectival Clues 
Illini Room A

2:15 
Short Break

Sessions 2 
Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
Room 210 
 
2:30 
New evidence on the subjecthood issue of presentational haber
Rosa Junia Garc=EDa & Esthela Trevi=F1o,Universidad Aut=F3noma Metropolitana,
Iztapalapa M=E9xico
3:00 
Psych verb in Spanish le=EDsta dialects
Jon Franco & Susana Huidobro, University of Deusto, Spain
3:30 
Dialectal Variation and diachronic shifts with the preposition + subject
+infinitive
Mark Davies, Illinois State University

Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese A
Room 314 A
2:30 
Prosodic patterns in structural ambiguity resolution
Paola Dussias & M=F3nica Prieto Penn State University & University of
Mississippi
3:00
Grammatical information in the lexicon of the L2 learner
Louise Neary, University of Illinois, UC
3:30
Second Language stress production: Rules, Analogy or lexical storage?
Gillian Lord, University of Florida

Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese B
Room 314 B
2:30
L2 Knowledge of Spanish verb agreement and word order
Joyce Bruhn de Garavito, The University of Western Ontario
3:00
Pragmatically deviant forms in adult Spanish-English Bilinguals
Samuel Navarro Ortega, Elena Nicoladis & Johanne Paradis, University of Alberta
3:30
Grammar learning in SLA: Competition, Constraint demotion and Convergence
Larry LaFond, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville


4:00 
Coffee Break 
Illini Room C

Sessions 3 
4:30
Interrogatives in Dominican Spanish
Erik Willis Millikin University & University of Illinois,UC 
5:00 
The sociolinguistic distribution of LH in Uruguayan Portuguese: A case of
dialect diffusion
Ana Maria Carvalho, University of Arizona
5:30 
Unary features in Spanish Phonology
Jorge Guitart, SUNY-Buffalo

Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese A
Room 314 A
4:30
L2 development follows L1 path: Reflexive and oblique clitics in Southern
Quechua-Spanish
Susanne Kalt, University of Southern California and MIT
5:00
Converging lexicons and converging syntactic systems in bilinguals: Is=
 contact
with Spanish affecting the lexicon or the syntax of Quechua?
Liliana S=E1nchez, Rutgers University
5:30
Bilingual acquisition of Spanish and English by identical twins: can
word-internal code-switching provide evidence for language dominance?
Todd Spradlin, Juana Liceras & Raquel Fern=E1ndez Fuentes, University of Ottawa

Acquisition of Spanish & Portuguese B
314 B
4:30 
Acquisition and development of plural morphology in Spanish, Victoria Marrero &
Carmen Aguirre, Universidad de Educaci=F3n a Distancia (Madrid) & University
of Vienna
5:00
The development of reference to space in a narrative task of a Spanish/English
bilingual child from the age of 7 to 11.
Esther-Ana Alvarez, Universitat de Barcelona
5:30
The Acquisition of Mental State Terms I: Desire. The evidence from Spanish
Leo Ferres, Carleton University

6:00 
Short Break

6:15-7:15 
Plenary 4: Carmen Silva-Corval=E1n
Linguistic consequences of impoverished input in bilingual first language
acquisition 
Illini Room A

7:30 
Reception 
Illini Room C



Saturday, October 13
Sessions 4
Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 
Room 210

8:30 
Pragmatic maxism and anaphoric interpretation in Galician
Xos=E9 Rosales Sequeiros, University of Greenwich, UK 
9:00 
Interpretational participation in Spanish reformulative markers
Chad Howe, Ohio State University
9:30 
On the contextual licensing of tampoco
Scott Schwenter & Iker Zulaica-Hern=E1ndez, The Ohio State University
10:00 
On Spanish deque=EDsmo: A cross-dialectal Study
Carlos del Moral, University of Illinois, UC

Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese A
Room 314 A
8:30
Deletion of finiteness: An avoid error-strategy in early child language?
Mar=EDa Jos=E9 Ezeizabarrena, Universidad del Pa=EDs Vasco
9:00
Uncovering default verbs in the acquisition of Catalan
Lisa Davidson & Matthew Goldrick John Hopkins University
9:30 
The emergence of CP in child Spanish
Elda Elizondo & John Grinstead, University of Northern Iowa
10:00
Ultimate attainment and the CP layer: Topic constructions in L2 Spanish
Elena Valenzuela, McGill University 

Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese B
Room 314 B
8:30 
Native speaker variation and ultimate attainment of copula choice in Spanish
Kimberley Geeslin, Indiana University
9:00
A discourse analysis of temporal reference in the written Spanish narratives of
monolingual and bilingual Mexican students: A study of development and transfer
Erica McClure, University of Illinois, UC
9:30
Representation of speech in Venezuelan children's narratives
Martha Shiro, Universidad Central de Venezuela
10:00
Acquisition of phonological structure and sociolinguistic variables: A
quantitative analysis of Spanish consonant weakening in Venezuelan=
children's speech.
Manuel D=EDaz Campos, Carnegie Mellon University


10:30 
Coffee Break 
Illini Room C


11:00 
Plenary 5: Lydia White
Perspectives on morphological variability in SLA: the syntax/morphology
interface. 
Illini Room A


12:00
Lunch Break

1:00 
Poster Session 
Illini Room B

The effect of vowel quality and stress in consonant duration
M=F3nica Prieto, University of Mississippi

Is there a developmental sequence in the acquisition of grammatical gender in
Spanish?
Dan Thornhill, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The effects of dictionary use on the vocabulary learning strategies used by
second language learners of Spanish, Hsien-jen, Chin,University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign

Spanish language skills in children with specific language impairment (SLI)
who learned Spanish as their primary language in preschool
Mar=EDa Adelaida Restrepo, University of Georgia

The sequential acquisition of Spanish gender marking
Irma Alarc=F3n, Indiana University

The role of meta-skills in the acquisition of aspect
Donna West, Trinity Christian College

"Pedagogical investment" in the acquisition of Spanish as a second language in
academic contexts
Manel Lacorte, University of Maryland

Chat-room interactions by intermediate learners of Spanish
Mar=EDa Fidalgo-Eick, College of Charleston, South Carolina


Sessions 5
Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
Room 210
2:00
"Si t=FA me dec=EDs eso por algo ser=E1": a historical view of the use of
the second
person of the singular in Uruguayan Spanish
Magdalena Coll & Virginia Bertolotti, Universidad de la Rep=FAblica, Uruguay
2:30
Determinative factors in Puerto Rican Spanish subject expression
Carmen Jany, University of Zurich, Switzerland
3:00
Clitics, weak pronouns and other weaknesses
Luis Silva-Villar, Mesa State College

Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese A
Room 314 A
2:00
Interfaces and learnability: The case of L2 acquisition of Mood in Spanish
Josep Quer, University of Amsterdam
2:30
L2 acquisition ant the grammar-discourse interface: Aspectual shifts in L2
Spanish
Roumyana Slabakova & Silvina Montrul, University of Iowa & University of
Illinois, UC
3:30
Principles of economy and object drop in Spanish
Joyce Bruhn de Garavito & Pedro Guijarro Fuentes, University of Western Ontario
& University of Plymouth



Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese B
Room 314 B
2:00
Inhibitory effects of elaboration in Early L2 lexical acquisition
Joe Barcroft, Washington University
2:30
Is SLA interactionist theory relevant to CALL? A study on the effects of
computer-mediated interaction in Spanish L2 vocabulary acquisition
Mar=EDa Jos=E9 de la Fuente, Vanderbilt University
3:00
The role of type of task and task difficulty in computer-mediated negotiation
Marisol Fern=E1ndez Garc=EDa & Asunci=F3n Mart=EDnez Abel=E1iz, Michigan
State University


3:30 
Coffee Break 
Illini Room C

Sessions 6
Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
Room 210
 
4:00 
Definiteness and Indefineteness in relative clauses
Javier Guti=E9rrez-Rexach & Enrique Mall=E9n, Ohio State University & Texas A&M
4:30 Definite generics in Spanish
Emma Ticio, University of Connecticut
5:00 Anaphora, information structure, and postverbal subjects in Spanish
Ra=FAl Aranovich, University of California, Davis

Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese A
Room 314 A
4:00
Overgeneralization of causatives in the interlanguage of L1 English speakers
of L2 Spanish
M=F3nica Cabrera & Mar=EDa Luisa Zubizarreta, University of Southern California
 
4:30
Psych verbs and morphosyntactic development in instructed L2 Spanish
Paul Toth, University of Akron
5:00
The acquisition of Spanish telic se constructions
Sonia Su=E1rez Cepeda, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, Argentina

Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese B
314 B
4:00
Multicompetence and its effect in second language acquisition research
Casilde Isabelli, University of Reno-Nevada
4:30
Interlanguage refusals: Exploring the pragmatic behavior of Spanish L2 learners
C=E9sar-F=E9lix Brasdefer, University of Minnesota
5:00
Spanish use in a dual immersion classroom
Kim Potowski, University of Illinois, Chicago

5:30 
Short Break

5:45 
Plenary 6: Jos=E9 Ignacio Hualde
Contact-induced change in prosodic systems: When Basque pitch-accent meets
Spanish stress 
Illini Room A

6:45 
Business Meeting 
Room 210

7:30-10:30 
Organized Dinner and Social Hour 
Illini Room C


Sunday, October 14
9:00
Plenary 7: Susana L=F3pez Ornat
Learning syllables, using inconsistent representations and acquiring the
Spanish NP
Illini Room A

10:00
Coffee break
Illini Room C

Sessions 7
Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
Room 210 
10:30 
Explaining clitic variation in Spanish
Jos=E9 Camacho & Liliana S=E1nchez
Rutgers University 
11:00 
The syntax of wh-questions in Brazilian Portuguese
Glaucia Silva, Ohio State University 
11:30 
Experiencer subject constructions in Spanish
Almeida J. Toribio, Penn State University 

Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese A
Room 314 A
10:30
On the acquisition of Spanish Goal PPs
William Snyder & Diane Lillo-Martin, University of Connecticut
11:00
The morphology and directionality of deverbal compounds in non-native=
 Spanish:
A grammar-specific or an input-specific deficit? Juana Liceras, Caroline
Mongeon, Alejandro Cuza, Cristina Senn & Todd Spradlin, University of Ottawa
11:30
The acquisition of Spanish deverbal nominals and compounds: A preliminary
comparison
Adriana Alvarez, Mar=EDa Fernanda Casares, Mar=EDa Alejandra Olivares &=
 Magdalena
Zinkgraff,
Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Argentina


Acquisition Spanish & Portuguese B
Room 314 B
10:30
Attention allocation to morphological cues during L2 sentence processing:
Evidence from Eye-movement
Nuria Sagarra & Paola Dussias, University of New Mexico & Penn State University
11:00
The effects of mode and content familiarity on L2 Spanish Learners'
comprehension and processing grammatical form
Michael Leeser, University of Illinois, UC
11:30
The tense-aspect system in fossilized interlanguage
Clancy Clements, Indiana University

12:00 
Closing remarks

Silvina Montrul
Assistant Professor of Spanish, Linguistics, and SLATE
Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4080 Foreign Languages Building, MC-176
707 S. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
USA

Phone: (217) 333-8279
Fax: (217) 244-8430
e-mail: montruluiuc.edu
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