Program

The full schedule and abstracts for GURT 2017 are available here as a PDF.

Schedule Overview

Friday, March 10

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Registration & Coffee

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Welcome remarks by Elizabeth Zsiga, Deparment Chair

9:15 am – 10:00 am

Plenary: David Lightfoot (Georgetown University)

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Plenary: Elan Dresher (University of Toronto)

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Coffee Break

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Plenary: Lisa Green (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Invited Lunch for Plenary Speakers and Junior Scholars

2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Concurrent sessions: Syntactic Change, Morphosyntax,
L2 Acquisition, Sociolinguistics, Phonology

2:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Colloquium: Evaluating Explanations of Variability in Second Language
Acquisition: Constructional and Phonological Evidence

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Reception

 

Saturday, March 11

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Registration & coffee

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Plenary: Gillian Sankoff (University of Pennsylvania)

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Plenary: Natalie Schilling (Georgetown University)

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Poster session and coffee

11:30 am – 2:00 pm

NSF Information Table (ICC Galleria)

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Concurrent sessions: Syntax, (Morpho)Syntactic Acquisition,
L2 Acquisition, Sociolinguistics, L1 Acquisition

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Champagne Reception

 

Sunday, March 12

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Registration & coffee

9:30 am – 10:30am

Plenary: Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Plenary: Elissa Newport (Georgetown University)

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee Break

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Plenary: Charles Yang (University of Pennsylvania)

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Closing Discussion: David Lightfoot (Georgetown University)