The First Chuo-UHM Student Conference


 Linguistics, Psycholinguistics and Second Language Acquisition


DATE: Tuesday, September 16, 2014

VENUE: Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa



14:00-15:00 Plenary Lecture

Professor Theres Grüter (Second Language Studies at UHM)

 “Do L2 learners think ahead? The role of prediction in L2 processing”

15:15-16:45 Poster session

Michelle Adams (UHM) Syntactic priming across languages: The relationship between word order and structure in Spanish passive constructions

Danika Harada (UHM) Japanese mimetics: Sound symbolism and the possibility of universality

Keiko Hata (UHM) Shadowing as a learning process for Japanese grammar--establishing a case from an emergentism viewpoint—

Hyunwoo Kim, Keiko Hata, and Bonnie D. Schwartz (UHM) L2 interpretation of Japanese floating numeral quantifiers: Structure vs. linearity

Sayaka Koyama (Chuo U.) Transitivity Alternations in L2 Japanese: A Preliminary Research         

Wenyi Ling (UHM) and Caitlyn Hoeflin (Reading) Nonnative Mandarin tonal processing: An eye-tracking study

Yuki Matsui (Chuo U.) Is an easy short question a short easy question?

Asako Nakanishi (Chuo U.) Differences in difficulty with the use of the English indefinite article among Japanese learners of English             

Mari Miyao  (UHM) Number of discourse entities and production of referential expressions in English and Japanese

Aya Takeda (UHM) Use of prosodic marking in the processing of English information structure

Ryusuke Yamamoto (Chuo U.) A hierarchy of constraints in the interlanguage of Chinese learners of Japanese      

Liulin Zhang (UHM) Progressive, durative aspect and laX structures in Suzhounese

17:00- 19:00  Reception (Moore Hall #103)



Richard Day (SLS, UHM), Kenton Harsch (SLS, UHM), Miyuki Kajiyama (Chuo U.),  Kazue Kanno (EALL, UHM), John Matthews (Chuo U.), Bonnie D. Schwartz (SLS, UHM), Shigenori Wakabayashi (Chuo U.)