Program and Abstracts


Location: Gathering Hall, Intellectual House

08:30-09:00 Conference registration and morning coffee
09:00-09:10 Welcome: Edith Aldridge, Matt Pearson
09:10-10:10 Session 1. Invited Talk
Chair: Edith AldridgeHenry Yungli Chang (Academia Sinica)
Formosan speech act mood in comparative syntax
10:10-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:00 Session 2. Chair: Stevan Harrell

Elizabeth Zeitoun (Academia Sinica)
Anna Hsiu-Chuan Chang (Tajen University)
Reconstruction of the PAN morpheme *ka-

11:00-11:30 Stacy Fang-Ching Teng (Academia Sinica)
Mood prominent or aspect prominent? A comparative study of TAM systems across the Puyuma dialects
11:30-12:00 Shih-Yueh Lin (New York University)
Negative auxiliary in Ulivelivek
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Session 3. Chair: Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine

Daniel Kaufman (Queens College CUNY)
Victoria Chen (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Clausal constituency and historical Austronesian morphosyntax

14:00-14:30 Tingchun Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Deriving case successive-cyclically in Amis clauses and gerunds
14:30-15:00 Victoria Chen (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
The transitivity of Philippine-type actor voice: Evidence from detransitivization
15:00-15:20 Coffee break
15:20-15:50 Session 4. Chair: Paul Kroeger
Bill Palmer (University of Newcastle)
Pronouns in D and in N in Oceanic
15:50-16:20 Sandra Chung (University of California Santa Cruz)
Manuel Borja (Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu)
Matthew Wagers (University of California Santa Cruz)
Competition among pronouns in the grammar of Chamorro reflexives
16:20-16:30 Break
16:30-17:30 Session 5. Invited Talk
Chair: Edith Aldridge
Martina Wiltschko (University of British Columbia)
What sentence final particles tell us about the structure of conversations
17:30-17:45 Closing remarks: Edith Aldridge
17:45 Reception


Location: Gathering Hall, Intellectual House

08:30-09:00 Morning coffee
09:00-10:00 Session 6. Invited Talk
Chair: Matt Pearson
Julie Anne Legate (University of Pennsylvania)
Passive applicatives
10:00-10:20 Coffee break
10:20-10:50 Session 7. Chair: Yuko Otsuka
Jooyoung Kim (University of Delaware)
Peter Cole (University of Delaware)
Gabriella Hermon (University of Delaware)
Pande Made Sumartini (La Trobe University)
The distribution of adverbial and nominal wh-forms in Balinese
10:50-11:20 Helen Jeoung (University of Pennsylvania)
Possessor sub-extraction and its implications
11:20-11:50 Jake Vincent (University of California Santa Cruz)
Circumnominal relative clauses in Chamorro
11:50-13:20 Lunch
13:20-13:50 Session 8. Chair: Ileana Paul

Eric Potsdam (University of Florida)
Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)
Exceptive constructions: Tahitian and beyond

13:50-14:20 Catherine Fortin (Carleton College)
What is Indonesian NCA? Let’s find out.
14:20-14:40 Coffee break
14:40-15:10 Session 9. Chair: Richard Wright

Peter Guekguezian (University of Southern California)
Khalil Iskarous (University of Southern California)
Compatibility, antagonism, and the nature of coarticulation: SaySiyat pharyngeals

15:10-15:40 Tobias Bloyd (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Synchronic intervocalic fortition in Sula: A counter-universal
15:40-16:10 Richard Stockwell (University of California Los Angeles)
Emergence of the faithful by consonant copying in a Tagalog language game
16:10-16:20 Break
16:20-17:20 Session 10. Poster Session
Hung-Shao Cheng (University of Delaware)
A prosodic analysis of infixation: The case of Southern Paiwan
David Medeiros (California State University Northridge)
Stress and morphological boundaries in Hawaiian
Ileana Paul (University of Western Ontario)
The syntax of Malagasy auxiliaries
Jed Sam Pizarro-Guevara (University of California Santa Cruz)
An auditory masking priming study of nasal substitution in Cebuano
Wen-Hsin Tseng (National Tsing Hua University)
Types of question formation in Ulivelivek
Ekarina Winarto (Cornell University)
Revisiting topicalization and bare passives in Indonesian
17:20-17:40 Business meeting
Chair: Matt Pearson
17:40-18:30 Break
18:30-20:30 Dinner
Waterfront Activities Center


Mary Gates Hall Room 241

08:30-09:00 Morning coffee
09:00-09:30 Session 11. Chair: Bill Palmer

Henrison Hsieh (McGill University)
Luis Alonso-Ovalle (McGill University)
Anchored implicatives: Tagalog ability/involuntary action

09:30-10:00 Sihwei Chen (University of British Columbia)
Lisa Matthewson (University of British Columbia)
Hotze Rullmann (University of British Columbia)
Jozina Vander Klok (University of British Columbia)
Decomposing the ‘experiential’ perfect: The view from Atayal and Javanese
10:00-10:30 Paul Kroeger (Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics)
A modal analysis of Kimaragang frustratives
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-11:20 Session 12. Chair: Eric Potsdam

Vera Hohaus (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)
The temporal interpretation of subordinate constructions: The view from Samoan

11:20-11:50 Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (National University of Singapore)
Quantifying over alternatives with Toba Batak manang
11:50-12:00 Closing remarks: Matt Pearson, Edith Aldridge