Presentations

Upcoming

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

Chen, S. Y. & Husband, E. M. (2019). Comprehending the presupposition of too: the effects of distance and interference. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. March 29 – 31, 2019. Boulder, CO.

Chen, S. Y. L. Rosenstein \& M. Hackl. (2019).  Facilitation effects of QUD and event type on negative sentences. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. March 29 – 31, 2019. Boulder, CO.

Chen, S. Y. (2019). Invited talk at Language and Cognition (LangCog). Language Development Lab (SnedLab), Harvard University, USA.

Recent talks (selected)

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. (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]

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]