Experimental Portuguese Linguistics, April 30, 2018 – University of Toronto – Room: Emmanuel College 108 



8h50 Opening remarks
9h – 10h Chair: Suzi Lima

Invited talk: Experimental investigations into nominal interpretation in native and non-native Brazilian Portuguese

Tania Ionin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Invited Speaker Series – Department of Spanish and Portuguese

10h00 – 10h15 Coffee Break
Chair: Laura Colantoni
10h15 – 10h45 Portuguese nasal vowels and Spanish VN sequences: Are they that different?

Ruth Martinez (University of Toronto)

10h45 – 11h15 The status of unstressed lax vowels in northern dialect of Brazilian Portuguese

Arthur Santana (University of São Paulo)

11h15 – 11h45 The effect of semantic context and phonetic enhancements on the perception of word-final nasal consonants by L1 Brazilian Portuguese/L2 English learners

Steven Alcorn and Rajka Smiljanic (University of Texas at Austin)

11h45 – 13h30 Lunch
Chair: Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux
 13h30 – 14h The acceptability of subject bare singulars in Brazilian Portuguese

Raíssa Santana (University of São Paulo) and Elaine Grolla (University of São Paulo)

14h – 14h30 How to collect bona fide data in Cartographic Syntax: an example with V raising

Aquiles Tescari Neto (University of Campinas/FAPESP)

14h30 – 14h45 Coffee Break
Chair: Naomi Nagy
14h45 – 15h15 Testing the Role of Immediacy on Imperative Form in Brazilian Portuguese Dialects

Luana Lamberti (Ohio State University), Joana Figuereido (University of Campinas), Scott Schwenter (Ohio State University)

15h15 – 15h45 Experimental evidence for 2SG direct object pronoun choice in Brazilian Portuguese

Scott Schwenter, Justin Bland, Kendra Dickinson, Luísa Ferrari, Mark Hoff, Luana Lamberti, Sarah Little, Lesley Owusu-Sekyere, Hugo Salgado Rodríguez (Ohio State University)

15h45 – 16h30 Coffee break and posters

Referential relations between subjects in coordinate and adverbial clauses

Nádia Canceiro (University of Lisboa)

Discourse properties of indefinites and bare singulars in Brazilian Portuguese: a production study

Ohanna Teixeira Barchi Severo (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)


16h30 – 17h30 Chair: Anabela Rato

Invited talk: Factors affecting the development of a heritage language

Cristina Flores (University of Minho)

19h Dinner (Her Father’s Cider Bar + Kitchen)

Scientific Committee: 

Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux (University of Toronto)

Andrew Nevins (University College London/ Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour (University of Toronto)

Cristina Cuervo (University of Toronto)

Cristina Flores (Universidade do Minho)

Diane Massam (University of Toronto)

Elan Dresher (University of Toronto)

Guillaume Thomas (University of Toronto)

Ivona Kucerova (McMaster University)

Jack Chambers (University of Toronto)

Jessamyn Schertz (University of Toronto)

Laura Colantoni (University of Toronto)

Michela Ippolito (University of Toronto)

Naomi Nagy (University of Toronto)

Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)

Susana Bejar (University of Toronto)

Tania Ionin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Ubiratã Kickhöfel Alves (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)

Yasutada Sudo (University College London)