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        1.    Erin O'Bryan, 18th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing

Message 1: 18th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing

Date: 28-Feb-2005
From: Erin O'Bryan <>
Subject: 18th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing

18th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing
Short Title: CUNY 2005

Date: 31-Mar-2005 - 02-Apr-2005
Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Contact: Thomas G. Bever
Contact Email:
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics

Meeting Description:

The CUNY Sentence Processing conference is a forum for the presentation of
research on theoretical, experimental, and computational approaches to human
sentence processing.

CUNY Sentence Processing Conference, Corrected Talk List

We would like to apologize for some mistakes in the previously posted talk list
for the CUNY 2005 Conference, which will take place in Tucson, Arizona, from
March 31st to April 2nd.

Below, you will find the corrected talk list. To learn more about the conference
and to register, please visit our website

The following is a list of talk titles and speakers. The conference will also
feature approximately 150 research posters on a variety of topics related to
language processing. An electronic version of the full conference schedule will
be on the web site soon.

CUNY 2005 Talks
Thursday, March 31st

Time-course of semantic composition: The case of argument structure alternation
Maria Mercedes Pinango, Angela Strom-Webber, & Edgar Zurif

Processing negative polarity
Shravan Vasishth, Heiner Drenhaus, Douglas Saddy, & Richard Lewis

Separating syntactic and semantic reanalysis
Patrick Sturt

The use of adjective ordering constraints in reference resolution
Daniel Grodner & Julie Sedivy

Semantic indeterminacy and metaphorical adjectives: Some "concrete" evidence
Seana Coulson & Christopher Lovett

Invited speaker: John Pollock. Talk title: Defeasible reasoning

Priming ditransitive structures in comprehension
Manabu Arai, Roger P. G. van Gompel, & Christoph Scheepers

Noun phrase structure priming within a sentence: The role of grammatical
function and linear order
Alissa Melinger & Alexandra Cleland

Don't swim, hop: The timecourse of disfluency processing
Karl G. D. Bailey & Fernanda Ferreira

Special session on new technologies for the study of language and speech:
Invited speakers:
Diana Archangeli
Natasha Warner
Sandiway Fong
D. Terence Langendoen

Friday, April 1st

Partner-specific priming in language production
William S. Horton

Helping syntax out: How much do words do?
Agnieszka Konopka & Kathryn Bock

The role of animacy in relative clause production
Silvia Gennari, Jelena Mirkovic, & Maryellen MacDonald

The role of animacy in Japanese sentence production
Mikihiro Tanaka, Holly Branigan, & Martin Pickering

Production-complexity driven variation: Relativizer omission in
non-subject-extracted relative clauses
T. Florian Jaeger and Tom Wasow

Reference frame alignment in dialogue: The importance of the origin
Matthew E. Watson, Martin J. Pickering, & Holly P. Branigan

A model of anticipation and early disambiguation in visual worlds
Marshall R. Mayberry, III, & Matthew W. Crocker

Syntactic priming in comprehension: Evidence from eye-movements
Matthew J. Traxler & Martin J. Pickering

The influence of lexical biases on eye-movements during unambiguous utterances:
Disentangling linguistic and nonlinguistic effects in the visual-world paradigm
Jesse Snedeker & Malathi Thothathiri

Homophone meaning effects in the visual world paradigm
Lillian Chen & Julie E. Boland

Eye gaze facilitates word learning for adjectives
Sarah Brown-Schmidt, Chen Yu, Courtney A. Pooler, & Michael K. Tanenhaus

Working memory in language processing and beyond
Evelina Fedorenko, Edward Gibson, & Douglas Rohde

Saturday, April 2nd
Syntactic and lexical processing at the point of sentence wrap-up
Robin L. Hill & Roger P. G. van Gompel

Differences in the processing complexity of quantified NPs
Tessa Warren & Kathryn Russell

The source of the bias for longer filler-gap dependencies in Japanese
Sachiko Aoshima, Colin Phillips, & Masaya Yoshida

Processing different object cases: temporal and spatial issues
Ina Bornkessel, Brian McElree, Dietmar Roehm, Angela D. Friederici, & Matthias

On-line and on-line effects in relative clause attachment - A matter of
individual preference?
Maren Heydel & Wayne S. Murray

On the processing of subject vs. object relative clauses in Japanese: An ERP study
Mieko Ueno & Susan Garnsey

How contrastive is contrastive focus?
Katy Carlson, Lyn Frazier, Charles Clifton, Jr., & Michael Walsh Dickey

When heuristics clash with parsing routines: ERP evidence for conflict monitoring
Marieke van Herten, Herman H. J. Kolk, & Dorothee J. Chwilla

Anaphor resolution within and across sentences: An ERP-study
Barbara Hemforth & Cheryl Frenck-Mestre

Non-robustness of syntax acquisition from n-grams: A cross-linguistic perspective
Xuan-Nga Cao Kam, Iglika Stoyneshka, Lidiya Tornyova, William Gregory Sakas, &
Janet Dean Fodor
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