May 4 and 5, Unicamp in Campinas, Sao Paulo, is hosting a “Grasping Ellipsis: its syntax, semantics, acquisition and processing. UMass is well represented:
UMass alumni Katy Carlson and Jesse Harris are giving the talk “Favoring a broad QUD in focus-sensitive coordination."
UMass alumnus and marathoner Satoshi Tomioka is giving the talk “Semantic definedness and a focus-semantic constraint on Ellipsis."
UMass faculty Kyle Johnson is giving the talk “Where’s Ellipsis?"
UMass student Nicholas LaCara is giving the talk “Ellipsis is not Spell-out: What Scandinavian tells us about ellipsis and phases."