The University of Minnesota virtual hosted the 11th Annual (Formal) Approaches to South Asian Languages conference on March 26th-28th, 2021! As usual, UMass Linguists were well represented among the scholars at this meeting.
Sakshi Bhatia gave an invited keynote address entitled “Preverbal syntactic complexity and local coherence effects in Hindi.”
In addition, UMass scholars past and present gave talks at the meeting, including:
Tharanga Weerasooriya, Maria-Luisa Rivero and Ana Arregui: Sinhala Involitive Verbs from a cross-linguistic perspective: Distinguishing Involuntary Agents from Involuntary Causers
Shrayana Halder: Bengali Verb-stranding VP Ellipsis and Ellipsis Identity