UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


Program and Book of Abstracts

Ellipsis Across Borders 2016
20th-21st of June, 2016

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vijećnica: Obala Kulina bana, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bošnjački Institut: Mula Mustafe Bašeskije 21, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Monday, June 20th, 2016; Vijećnica

08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Opening ceremony
09:30-10:30 Invited speaker: Lyn Frazier
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Processing ellipsis: the Recycling approach revisited
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:15 Jesse Harris and Katy Carlson
(University of California Los Angeles)
Remnant seeks correlate for contrastive relationship. Locals preferred
11:15-11:45 Meiry Peruch Mezari
(Université Paris Diderot)
Lexical identity in VP ellipsis in Brazilian Portuguese: an experimental approach
11:45-12:15 Myungkwan Park, Euiyon Cho, Wonil Chung and Jeong-Ah Shin
(Dongguk University)
An ERP study of voice mismatch in pseudo-sluicing in Korean
12:15-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-14:00 Miloje Despić
(Cornell University)
Elided morphology - clitics vs. affixes
14:00-14:30  David Erschler
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)
On high and low licensing of gapping
14:30-15:00 Güliz Güneş and Anikó Lipták
(Leiden University Centre for Linguistics)
Licensing the hell in ellipsis: A prosodic accident
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:30 POSTER SESSION A
16:30-17:30 Invited speaker: Jason Merchant
(University of Chicago)
Rebinding, ineffability, and limits on accommodation
17:45- Cocktail at Vijećnica

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016; Bošnjački Institut

08:30-09:00 Registration
09:30-10:30  Invited speaker: Klaus Abels
(University College London)
Locality of covert operations: Lessons from multiple sluicing
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-11:15 Anastasiia Ionova
(Leiden University Centre for Linguistics)
Preposition stranding effects under sluicing in Russian
11:15-11:45 Javier Fernández-Sánchez
(Centre de Lingüística Teòrica, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Embedded gaps as embedded fragment answers
11:45-12:15 Kelsey Kraus
(University of California Santa Cruz)
Sluicing under Code Switching: Merger and Sprouting differ, the question is why
12:15-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-14:00 Chelsea Miller and Matt Wagers
(University of California Santa Cruz)
Partial, Syntactic Reactivation at Ellipsis Sites in Noun Phrase Ellipsis
14:00-14:30 Tatiana Philippova
(Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
Ellipsis in the Russian phrasal comparative: evidence from Case
14:30-15:00 Jana Willer-Gold, Nadira Aljović, Boban Arsenijević, Mia Batinić, Melisa Bureković, Nermina Čordalija, Alex Drummond, Marijana Kresić, Nedžad Leko, Frane Malenica, Franc Lanko Marušič, Tanja Milićev, Nataša Milićević, Ivana Mitić, Andrew Nevins, Anita Peti-Stantić, Branimir Stanković, Tina Šuligoj and Jelena Tušek
(University College London, University of Zenica, University of Niš, University of Zadar, University of Sarajevo, Queen Mary University, University of Nova Gorica, University of Novi Sad, University of Zagreb)
Discarding a Clausal Coordination and Ellipsis Source for CCA: a Picture Matching Study
15:00-15:30 Coffee break 
15:30-16:30 POSTER SESSION B
16:30-17:00 Andreas Blümel, Anke Holler and Christopher Götze
(University of Göttingen)
Appositive hosts - pronounced and elided
17:00-17:30 Robin Lemke
(Saarland University)
Elliptical sentences? - An experimental study on the syntax of fragments
17:30-18:00 Karin Harbusch, Denis Krusko and Gerard Kempen
(University Koblenz-Landau and MPI Nijmegen and Cognitive Psychology Unit, Leiden University)
ELLEIPO: Computing elliptical clausal coordinate structures for use in first- and second-language teaching
18:00-18:30 Željko Bosković
(University of Connecticut)
On argument ellipsis and clitics
18:30-18:45 Closing ceremony
20:00-  Conference dinner at ‘Park Prinčeva’

Bobby Ruijgrok, Crit Cremers, Lisa L. Cheng and Niels O. Schiller
(Leiden University Centre for Linguistics, Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition)
Recovery of elliptical structures: electrophysiological evidence for retrieval and integration processes

James Griffiths
(University of Utrecht) 
Re-characterising MaxElide

Andrew Murphy and Gereon Müller
(University of Leipzig) 
The short life cycle of elided elements

Ui-Jong Shin, Sunjoo Choi and Sun-Woong Kim
(Dongguk University, Kwangwoon University) 
Towrds a Clause-internal Fragment(ing) Analysis of Heavy NP Shift and Right Dislocation 

Matthew Reeve
(Centro de Linguística da Universidade Nova de Lisboa) 
Fragments, truncated clefts and island-sensitivity

Sunjoo Choi, Ui-Jong Shin and Jeong-Ah Shin
(Dongguk University) 
Not Voice but Case Identity Matters in VP Ellipsis and Pseudogapping of English

Neda Todorović
(University of Connecticut) 
Don’t bother deleting secondary imperfective – it is not even there: VP-ellipsis in Serbian

Simin Karimi, Heidi Harley, Andrew Carnie, Ryan Walter Smith, Rana Nabors, Mohsen Mahdavi, Trevor Sullivan and Isabel McKay
(University of Arizona) 
To do ellipsis or to not do [...]: Constraints on ellipsis in Iranian Complex Predicates

Mari Nygård
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Silence under Agree – licensing restrictions in Norwegian discourse ellipses

Boban Arsenijević
(University of Niš) 
Ellipsis, conjunct agreement and the interpretation of collective predicates

Nadira Aljović
(University of Zenica) 
NP-internal first conjunct agreement is not an elliptical illusion: A case study of NP-internal first conjunct agreement in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian

Jelena Runić
(Johns Hopkins University) 
Null Pronouns, Argument Ellipsis, and Agreement

Emilia Molimpakis
(University College London) 
P-Stranding Under Sluicing in Modern Greek

Franc Lanko Marušič, Petra Mišmaš, Vesna Plesničar, Tina Razboršek and Tina Šuligoj
(University of Nova Gorica) 
On some discourse particles that can survive sluicing

Zorica Puškar and Andrew Murphy
(University of Leipzig) 
Gender mismatches with NP ellipsis in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian