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

8h30 Registration
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)