Presentations

Recent/Upcoming

Kobayashi, F. H. & Chen, S. Y. (2018). Are adnominal and adverbial distributive numerals the same? Perspectives from Mandarin Chinese. The Southern New England Workshop in Semantics (SNEWS), December 2 2018, UMass Amherst, USA. [handout]

Chen, S. Y. (2019). Invited talk at LangCog. Harvard Psychology.

Chen, S. Y. (2019). Invited talk at CompLang. MIT.

Selected talks

Chen, S. Y. (2018). Resolving scope ambiguity under degree questions. Talk given at Experimental Syntax & Semantics Lab, November 16 2018, MIT, USA. [slides]

Chen, S. Y. (2018). From zero to bigger things: numerosity, intensification, and NPI licensing. Talk given at the 54th Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, 26-28 April 2018, Chicago, IL. [handout]

Chen, S. Y. (2018). Anaphoricity, Presuppositions, and Memory Retrieval Processes. Talk given at Experimental Syntax & Semantics Lab, February 23rd 2018, MIT, USA. [slides]

Chen, S. Y. (2017). Double topicalization, I find really interesting. Presentation given at Syntax Square, 24 October 2017, MIT, USA. [handout]

Chen, S. Y. & Husband, E. M. (2017). Non-Future Tense in Mandarin Chinese: Evidence from Contradictory (Forward) Lifetime Effects. Presentation given at the Tenselessness Workshop,  5-6 October 2017, London, UK. [slides]

Chen, S. Y. (2017). New Solution to an Old Puzzle: Syntactic Approach to Manner/Result Complementarity Explains the Structural Effects in Novel Verb Learning. Presentation given at the Cambridge vP Workshop, 19 June 2017, the University of Cambridge, UK. [slides]

Conference/Workshop Posters

Chen, S. Y. & Kobayashi, F. H. (2018). Locality and distance distributivity: Mandarin reduplicated numerals at the syntax-semantics interface. Poster to be presented at the NASSLLI Student Session. 23-29 June, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA. [poster]

Chen, S. Y. & Husband, E. M. (2018). Modelling Memory Retrieval Processes with Drift Diffusion. Poster to be presented at the 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, 15-17 March 2018, Davis, CA. [poster]

Chen, S. Y. & Husband, E. M. (2018). Comprehending anaphoric presuppositions involves memory retrieval “too”. Poster presented at the LSA 92nd Annual Meeting, 4-7 January 2018, Salt Lake City, USA. [poster]

Chen, S. Y. & Husband, E. M. (2018). Contradictory (Forward) Lifetime Effects and the Non-Future Tense in Mandarin Chinese. Poster presented at the LSA 92nd Annual Meeting, 4-7 January 2018, Salt Lake City, USA. [poster]

Mills, A. C., & Chen, S. Y. (2017). Simplicity and complexity in the production of manner/result meanings: a preliminary investigation. Poster presented at MIT Workshop on Simplicity in Grammar Learning, 23 September 2017, Cambridge MA, USA. [poster]

Chen, S. Y. & Husband, E. M. (2017). Memory in the processing of anaphoric presuppositions. Poster presented at the 23rd Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing Conference (AMLaP), 7-9 September, 2017, Lancaster, UK. [poster]

Chen, S. Y. & Husband, E. M. (2016). Processing Tenses for the Living and the Dead: Evidence from Self-Paced Reading. Poster presented at the 22nd Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing Conference (AMLaP), 1-3 September, 2016, Bilbao, Spain. [poster]

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