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Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (in press). "Distinguishing grammatical and processing explanations of syntactic acceptability." Language and Linguistics.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2012). Typological perspectives on relative clause processing: Thematic mapping, case markedness, filler-gap integrations, and their relative timing. Poster to be presented at the Workshop on the Timing of Grammar: Experimental and Theoretical Considerations in Generative Linguistics in the Old World (Glow 35). University of Potsdam, March 27, 2012.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2012). Restrictiveness and information status of Chinese relative clauses: Evidence from discourse comprehension. Paper to be presented at Pragmatics Festival at Indiana University, Indiana University, Bloomington, April 19-21, 2012.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). Chinese and English relative clauses: Processing constraints and typological consequences. Paper presented at the 23rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-23), University of Oregon, Eugene, June 17-19, 2011.

 

Lai, Yu-Da, Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Chen, Chun-Yin Doris. (2011). The timing of syntactic commitment during L2 processing: Evidence from eye movement in reading English relative clauses. Poster to be presented at the 24th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Stanford University, March 24-26, 2011.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). Comprehending Chinese relative clauses in context: Thematic patterns and grammatical functions. Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-22).

 

Lin, Hsin-Ni Vicky, & Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). Perceiving vowels and tones in Mandarin: The effect of literary phonetic systems on phonological Awareness. Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-22).

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). "Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface." In Raffaella Folli, & Christiane Ulbrich (eds.) Interfaces in Linguistics: New Research Perspectives (pp.351-367). New York: Oxford University Press. [pdf]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles & Bever, Thomas G. (2011). "Garden path in the processing of head-final relative clauses." In Hiroko Hashimoto, Jerry Packard, & Yuki Hirose (eds.) Processing and Producing Head-final Structures (pp. 277-297). New York, NY: Springer.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Ahrens, Kathleen. (2010). “Ambiguity advantage revisited: Two meanings are better than one when accessing Chinese nouns.” Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 39, 1-19. (SSCI)

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2010). Comprehending Chinese relative clauses in context: Thematic patterns and grammatical functions. Paper presented at the Joint IACL-18 (18th Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics) & NACCL-22 (22th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, May 20-22, 2010. [Recepient of the POLA Young Scholar Award for Best Paper in Interdisciplinary Studies of Chinese Linguistics in 2010]

 

Lin, Vicky, & Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2010). Perceiving vowels and tones in Mandarin: The effect of literary phonetic systems on phonological awareness. Paper presented at the Joint IACL-18 (18th Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics) & NACCL-22 (22th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, May 20-22, 2010.

 

Chen, Clara, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2010). The effect of sense relatedness on lexical ambiguity resolution: Evidence from Chinese verbs. Paper presented at the 12th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-12), Taipei: Academia Sinica, June 19–21, 2010.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2010). Down the head-final garden path: Understanding the Processing asymmetries of head-final relative Clauses. Invited talk given at Understanding Language: 40 Years down the Garden Path, San Sebastian-Donostia, Basque Country, Spain, June 28-July 1, 2010.

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). Chinese relative clauses in corpus: Processing considerations. Paper to be presented at the 2009 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT), Taipei, April 16-18, 2009.

 

Li, Larry, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). Mass-count cognition in a classifier language: Evidence from sentence reading and quantity judgments. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UC Davis, March 26–28, 2009.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). The nature of dependency and argument-adjunct distinctions in processing. the 6th Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, January 10-11, 2009. (invited talk) [handout]

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2008). “The processing foundation of head-final relative clauses.” Language and Linguistics 9, 813-38. (SSCI) [pdf]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). The syntax of possessive arguments in Mandarin Chinese. Paper to be presented at the Workshop on Argument Realization of the 18th International Congress of Linguistics (ICL18), Korea University, Seoul, Korea, July 21-26, 2008. [abstract]

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). Resumptives in Mandarin: Syntactic versus processing accounts. Paper presented at the Syntax Session of the 18th International Congress of Linguistics (ICL18), Korea University, Seoul, Korea, July 21-26, 2008. [abstract]

 

Li, Larry, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). Do Chinese nouns count? Syntax, semantics, and classifier cognition. Paper presented at the 11th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL11), Hsin-Chu: National Chiao-Tung University, May 23–25, 2008.

 

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Grammatical and processing motivations for resumptives in Mandarin relative clauses. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on the Processing of East Asia Related Languages (PEARL2007), National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, December 28-29, 2007.

 

Lai, Yu-Da, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Examining the role of interlexical spacing in Chinese sentence processing. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on the Processing of East Asia Related Languages (PEARL2007), National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, December 28-29, 2007.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). The psychological reality of head-final relative clauses. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Relative Clauses, Academia Sinica, Taipei, November 2-3, 2007. (invited talk) [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Processing head-final relative clauses without garden paths. Paper presented at the International Conference on Processing Head-Final Structures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, September 21-22, 2007. [slides]

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). What are resumptives good for? Poster presented at the International Conference on Processing Head-Final Structures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, September 21-22, 2007.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Processing doubly-embedded head-final relative clauses. Poster presented at Interdisciplinary Approaches to Relative Clauses (REL07), Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, September 13-15, 2007. [poster] [erratum]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface. Paper presented at the Workshop On Linguistic Interfaces (OnLI), University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, June 1-3, 2007. [paper] [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Syntactic anomaly beyond semantic rescue. Paper presented at the First Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition (CLDC-1), National Taiwan University, Taipei, May 18-19, 2007. [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Grammaticality and parsability in sentence processing. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Grammar and Evidence, National Chung-Cheng University, Chiayi, April 13-15, 2007. (invited talk) [slides]

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). “Subject Preference in the Processing of Relative Clauses in Chinese.” In Donald Baumer, David Montero, and Michael Scanlon (eds.), Proceedings of the 25th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (pp. 254-260). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. [ISBN 1-57473-415-6] [pdf]

 

Fong, Sandiway, Hirose, Yuki, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2006). On preferring displacement: Evidence from possessive relative clauses. Paper presented at the Workshop on Altaic in Formal Linguistics, Moscow State University, Russia, May 22–24, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). A universal account of relative-clause processing in typologically diverse languages. Paper presented at the Joint IACL14 and IsCLL10 Conference, (in the special session on Language Diversity), Taipei: Academia Sinica, May 25–29, 2006. [paper]

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2006). Processing thematic relations between nouns. Paper presented at the 7th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, Hsin-Chu: National Chiao Tung University, May 22–23, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Subject preference in the processing of relative clauses in Chinese. Paper presented at the 25th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 25), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, April 28–30, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., and Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Chinese is no exception: Universal subject preference of relative clause processing. Paper presented at the 19th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York City, NY, March 23–25, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Efficiency of processing nonlocal dependencies in Chinese possessor relative clauses. Paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Albuquerque NM, January 5–8, 2006.

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Ahrens, Kathleen. (2005). “How Many Meanings Does a Word Have? Meaning Estimation in Chinese and English.” In James W. Minett & William S-Y. Wang (eds.) Language Acquisition, Change and Emergence: Essays in Evolutionary Linguistics (pp. 437-464). Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press. [ISBN 9-62937-111-1]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, Fong, Sandiway, & Bever, Thomas G. (2005). “Constructing Filler-Gap Dependencies in Chinese Possessor Relative Clauses.” Proceedings of the 19th Pacific-Asia Conference on Language, Information, and Computation. Taipei: Academia Sinica. (recipient of the Young Scholar Award).

 

(2005). Review of Aspect in Mandarin Chinese: A Corpus-Based Study by Xiao, Richard Zhonghua and McEnery, Tony 2004. LINGUIST List 16.2397, August 17 2005. (http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2397.html)

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Local dependencies aren’t necessarily easier: Processing possessor relative clauses in Mandarin Chinese. Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Processing Chinese and Other East Asian Languages (PCOEAL 2005), Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 9–11, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Constructing filler-gap dependencies in Chinese possessor relative clauses. Paper presented at the 19th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC19), Academia Sinica, Taipei, December 1–3, 2005. (Recipient of the International Young Scholar Award)

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Left-edge advantage of gap searching in Chinese possessor relativization. Paper presented at the 2005 Niagara Linguistic Society Conference (NLS-2005), University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, September 30–October 2, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Left-edge advantage of gap searching in Chinese possessor relativization. Poster presented at the 2005 Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP-2005), Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, September 5–7, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., and Fong, Sandiway. (2005). Explaining filler-gap facts in Chinese possessor relativization. Poster presented at the Third Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-3), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, July 22–23, 2005.

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2004). “Aspect is Result: Mandarin Resultative Constructions and Aspect Incorporation.” In Benjamin V. Tucker (ed.), Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Linguistics (WECOL) 2003 (pp. 437-464). Fresno: California State University Press.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2004). Beyond output correspondence: Tone sandhi in Southern Min reduplication. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2004 Annual Meeting, Boston, January 8–11, 2004.

 

 

(2003). Review of Metaphor: A Practical Introduction by Kovecses, Zoltán 2002. Language in Society 32: 4, 596-599.

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Aspect and result: Chinese resultative constructions and aspect incorporation. Paper presented at the West Coast Conference on Linguistics (WECOL), The University of Arizona, Tucson, September 26–28, 2003. S LS Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Event integration in Mandarin compound verbs. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2003 Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, January 2–5, 2003.

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Event integration in Mandarin compound verbs. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2003 Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, January 2–5, 2003.

 

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2002). Nasal endings of Taiwan Mandarin: A production/perception perspective on language change. Paper presented at the 35th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics, Arizona State University, Tempe, November 7–9, 2002.

 

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Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (in press). "Distinguishing grammatical and processing explanations of syntactic acceptability." Language and Linguistics.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2012). Restrictiveness and information status of Chinese relative clauses: Evidence from discourse comprehension. Paper to be presented at Pragmatics Festival at Indiana University, Indiana University, Bloomington, April 19-21, 2012.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). "Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface." In Raffaella Folli, & Christiane Ulbrich (eds.) Interfaces in Linguistics: New Research Perspectives (pp.351-367). New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (submitted, in process). “Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface.” In Raffaella Folli, & Christiane Ulbrich (eds.) Researching Interfaces in Linguistics. Oxford University Press.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles & Bever, Thomas G. (submitted, in process). “Garden Path in the Processing of Head-Final Relative Clauses.” In Hiroko Hashimoto, Jerry Packard, & Yuki Hirose (eds.) Processing and Producing Head-Final Structures. Springer.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). Chinese relative clauses in corpus: Processing considerations. Paper to be presented at the 2009 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT), Taipei, April 16-18, 2009.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). The nature of dependency and argument-adjunct distinctions in processing. the 6th Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, January 10-11, 2009. (invited talk) [handout]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2008). “The processing foundation of head-final relative clauses.” Language and Linguistics 9, 813-38. (SSCI) [pdf]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). The syntax of possessive arguments in Mandarin Chinese. Paper to be presented at the Workshop on Argument Realization of the 18th International Congress of Linguistics (ICL18), Korea University, Seoul, Korea, July 21-26, 2008. [abstract]

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). Resumptives in Mandarin: Syntactic versus processing accounts. Paper presented at the Syntax Session of the 18th International Congress of Linguistics (ICL18), Korea University, Seoul, Korea, July 21-26, 2008. [abstract]

 

Li, Larry, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). Do Chinese nouns count? Syntax, semantics, and classifier cognition. Paper presented at the 11th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL11), Hsin-Chu: National Chiao-Tung University, May 23–25, 2008.

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Grammatical and processing motivations for resumptives in Mandarin relative clauses. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on the Processing of East Asia Related Languages (PEARL2007), National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, December 28-29, 2007.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2004). “Aspect is Result: Mandarin Resultative Constructions and Aspect Incorporation.” In Benjamin V. Tucker (ed.), Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Linguistics (WECOL) 2003 (pp. 437-464). Fresno: California State University Press.

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Aspect and result: Chinese resultative constructions and aspect incorporation. Paper presented at the West Coast Conference on Linguistics (WECOL), The University of Arizona, Tucson, September 26–28, 2003. S LS Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Event integration in Mandarin compound verbs. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2003 Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, January 2–5, 2003.

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). "Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface." In Raffaella Folli, & Christiane Ulbrich (eds.) Interfaces in Linguistics: New Research Perspectives (pp.351-367). New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Chen, Clara, & Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2010). The effect of sense relatedness on lexical ambiguity resolution: Evidence from Chinese verbs. Paper presented at the 12th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-12), Taipei: Academia Sinica, June 19–21, 2010.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Ahrens, Kathleen. (2010). “Ambiguity advantage revisited: Two meanings are better than one when accessing Chinese nouns.” Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 39, 1-19. (SSCI)

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (in press). “Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface.” In Raffaella Folli, & Christiane Ulbrich (eds.) Researching Interfaces in Linguistics. Oxford University Press.

 

Li, Larry, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). Mass-count cognition in a classifier language: Evidence from sentence reading and quantity judgments. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UC Davis, March 26–28, 2009.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). The syntax of possessive arguments in Mandarin Chinese. Paper to be presented at the Workshop on Argument Realization of the 18th International Congress of Linguistics (ICL18), Korea University, Seoul, Korea, July 21-26, 2008. [abstract]

 

Li, Larry, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). Do Chinese nouns count? Syntax, semantics, and classifier cognition. Paper presented at the 11th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL11), Hsin-Chu: National Chiao-Tung University, May 23–25, 2008.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface. Paper presented at the Workshop On Linguistic Interfaces (OnLI), University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, June 1-3, 2007. [paper] [slides]

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2006). Processing thematic relations between nouns. Paper presented at the 7th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, Hsin-Chu: National Chiao Tung University, May 22–23, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Ahrens, Kathleen. (2005). “How Many Meanings Does a Word Have? Meaning Estimation in Chinese and English.” In James W. Minett & William S-Y. Wang (eds.) Language Acquisition, Change and Emergence: Essays in Evolutionary Linguistics (pp. 437-464). Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press. [ISBN 9-62937-111-1]

 

2005). Review of Aspect in Mandarin Chinese: A Corpus-Based Study by Xiao, Richard Zhonghua and McEnery, Tony 2004. LINGUIST List 16.2397, August 17 2005. (http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2397.html)

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2004). “Aspect is Result: Mandarin Resultative Constructions and Aspect Incorporation.” In Benjamin V. Tucker (ed.), Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Linguistics (WECOL) 2003 (pp. 437-464). Fresno: California State University Press.

 

(2003). Review of Metaphor: A Practical Introduction by Kovecses, Zoltán 2002. Language in Society 32: 4, 596-599.

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Aspect and result: Chinese resultative constructions and aspect incorporation. Paper presented at the West Coast Conference on Linguistics (WECOL), The University of Arizona, Tucson, September 26–28, 2003. S LS Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Event integration in Mandarin compound verbs. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2003 Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, January 2–5, 2003.

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Event integration in Mandarin compound verbs. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2003 Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, January 2–5, 2003.

 

 

Lin, Hsin-Ni Vicky, & Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). Perceiving vowels and tones in Mandarin: The effect of literary phonetic systems on phonological Awareness. Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-22).

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2004). Beyond output correspondence: Tone sandhi in Southern Min reduplication. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2004 Annual Meeting, Boston, January 8–11, 2004.

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2002). Nasal endings of Taiwan Mandarin: A production/perception perspective on language change. Paper presented at the 35th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics, Arizona State University, Tempe, November 7–9, 2002.

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (in press). "Distinguishing grammatical and processing explanations of syntactic acceptability." Language and Linguistics.

 

Chen, Clara, & Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2010). The effect of sense relatedness on lexical ambiguity resolution: Evidence from Chinese verbs. Paper presented at the 12th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-12), Taipei: Academia Sinica, June 19–21, 2010.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Ahrens, Kathleen. (2010). “Ambiguity advantage revisited: Two meanings are better than one when accessing Chinese nouns.” Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 39, 1-19. (SSCI)

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (in press). “Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface.” In Raffaella Folli, & Christiane Ulbrich (eds.) Researching Interfaces in Linguistics. Oxford University Press.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (under review). “Distinguishing Linguistic and Processing Explanations of Grammar.” In James Myers (ed.) In Search of Grammar: Empirical Methods in the Study of Linguistic Knowledge.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles & Bever, Thomas G. (in press). “Garden Path in the Processing of Head-Final Relative Clauses.” In Hiroko Hashimoto, Jerry Packard, & Yuki Hirose (eds.) Processing and Producing Head-Final Structures. Springer.

 

Li, Larry, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). Mass-count cognition in a classifier language: Evidence from sentence reading and quantity judgments. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UC Davis, March 26–28, 2009.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). The nature of dependency and argument-adjunct distinctions in processing. the 6th Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, January 10-11, 2009. (invited talk) [handout]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2008). “The processing foundation of head-final relative clauses.” Language and Linguistics 9, 813-38. (SSCI) [pdf]

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). Resumptives in Mandarin: Syntactic versus processing accounts. Paper presented at the Syntax Session of the 18th International Congress of Linguistics (ICL18), Korea University, Seoul, Korea, July 21-26, 2008. [abstract]

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Grammatical and processing motivations for resumptives in Mandarin relative clauses. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on the Processing of East Asia Related Languages (PEARL2007), National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, December 28-29, 2007.

 

Lai, Yu-Da, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Examining the role of interlexical spacing in Chinese sentence processing. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on the Processing of East Asia Related Languages (PEARL2007), National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, December 28-29, 2007.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). The psychological reality of head-final relative clauses. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Relative Clauses, Academia Sinica, Taipei, November 2-3, 2007. (invited talk) [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Processing head-final relative clauses without garden paths. Paper presented at the International Conference on Processing Head-Final Structures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, September 21-22, 2007. [slides]

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). What are resumptives good for? Poster presented at the International Conference on Processing Head-Final Structures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, September 21-22, 2007.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Processing doubly-embedded head-final relative clauses. Poster presented at Interdisciplinary Approaches to Relative Clauses (REL07), Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, September 13-15, 2007. [poster] [erratum]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface. Paper presented at the Workshop On Linguistic Interfaces (OnLI), University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, June 1-3, 2007. [paper] [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Syntactic anomaly beyond semantic rescue. Paper presented at the First Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition (CLDC-1), National Taiwan University, Taipei, May 18-19, 2007. [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Grammaticality and parsability in sentence processing. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Grammar and Evidence, National Chung-Cheng University, Chiayi, April 13-15, 2007. (invited talk) [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). “Subject Preference in the Processing of Relative Clauses in Chinese.” In Donald Baumer, David Montero, and Michael Scanlon (eds.), Proceedings of the 25th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (pp. 254-260). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. [ISBN 1-57473-415-6] [pdf]

 

Fong, Sandiway, Hirose, Yuki, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2006). On preferring displacement: Evidence from possessive relative clauses. Paper presented at the Workshop on Altaic in Formal Linguistics, Moscow State University, Russia, May 22–24, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). A universal account of relative-clause processing in typologically diverse languages. Paper presented at the Joint IACL14 and IsCLL10 Conference, (in the special session on Language Diversity), Taipei: Academia Sinica, May 25–29, 2006. [paper]

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2006). Processing thematic relations between nouns. Paper presented at the 7th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, Hsin-Chu: National Chiao Tung University, May 22–23, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Subject preference in the processing of relative clauses in Chinese. Paper presented at the 25th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 25), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, April 28–30, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., and Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Chinese is no exception: Universal subject preference of relative clause processing. Paper presented at the 19th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York City, NY, March 23–25, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Efficiency of processing nonlocal dependencies in Chinese possessor relative clauses. Paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Albuquerque NM, January 5–8, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Ahrens, Kathleen. (2005). “How Many Meanings Does a Word Have? Meaning Estimation in Chinese and English.” In James W. Minett & William S-Y. Wang (eds.) Language Acquisition, Change and Emergence: Essays in Evolutionary Linguistics (pp. 437-464). Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press. [ISBN 9-62937-111-1]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, Fong, Sandiway, & Bever, Thomas G. (2005). “Constructing Filler-Gap Dependencies in Chinese Possessor Relative Clauses.” Proceedings of the 19th Pacific-Asia Conference on Language, Information, and Computation. Taipei: Academia Sinica. (recipient of the Young Scholar Award).

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Local dependencies aren’t necessarily easier: Processing possessor relative clauses in Mandarin Chinese. Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Processing Chinese and Other East Asian Languages (PCOEAL 2005), Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 9–11, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Constructing filler-gap dependencies in Chinese possessor relative clauses. Paper presented at the 19th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC19), Academia Sinica, Taipei, December 1–3, 2005. (Recipient of the International Young Scholar Award)

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Left-edge advantage of gap searching in Chinese possessor relativization. Paper presented at the 2005 Niagara Linguistic Society Conference (NLS-2005), University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, September 30–October 2, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Left-edge advantage of gap searching in Chinese possessor relativization. Poster presented at the 2005 Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP-2005), Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, September 5–7, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., and Fong, Sandiway. (2005). Explaining filler-gap facts in Chinese possessor relativization. Poster presented at the Third Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-3), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, July 22–23, 2005.

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (in press). "Distinguishing grammatical and processing explanations of syntactic acceptability." Language and Linguistics.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2012). Typological perspectives on relative clause processing: Thematic mapping, case markedness, filler-gap integrations, and their relative timing. Poster to be presented at the Workshop on the Timing of Grammar: Experimental and Theoretical Considerations in Generative Linguistics in the Old World (Glow 35). University of Potsdam, March 27, 2012.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). Chinese and English relative clauses: Processing constraints and typological consequences. Paper presented at the 23rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-23), University of Oregon, Eugene, June 17-19, 2011.

 

Lai, Yu-Da, Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Chen, Chun-Yin Doris. (2011). The timing of syntactic commitment during L2 processing: Evidence from eye movement in reading English relative clauses. Poster to be presented at the 24th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Stanford University, March 24-26, 2011.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). Comprehending Chinese relative clauses in context: Thematic patterns and grammatical functions. Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-22).

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). "Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface." In Raffaella Folli, & Christiane Ulbrich (eds.) Interfaces in Linguistics: New Research Perspectives (pp.351-367). New York: Oxford University Press. [pdf]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles & Bever, Thomas G. (2011). "Garden path in the processing of head-final relative clauses." In Hiroko Hashimoto, Jerry Packard, & Yuki Hirose (eds.) Processing and Producing Head-final Structures (pp. 277-297). New York, NY: Springer.

 

Chen, Clara, & Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2010). The effect of sense relatedness on lexical ambiguity resolution: Evidence from Chinese verbs. Paper presented at the 12th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-12), Taipei: Academia Sinica, June 19–21, 2010.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (in press). “Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface.” In Raffaella Folli, & Christiane Ulbrich (eds.) Researching Interfaces in Linguistics. Oxford University Press.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (under review). “Distinguishing Linguistic and Processing Explanations of Grammar.” In James Myers (ed.) In Search of Grammar: Empirical Methods in the Study of Linguistic Knowledge. John Benjamins.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles & Bever, Thomas G. (in press). “Garden Path in the Processing of Head-Final Relative Clauses.” In Hiroko Hashimoto, Jerry Packard, & Yuki Hirose (eds.) Processing and Producing Head-Final Structures. Springer.

 

Li, Larry, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). Mass-count cognition in a classifier language: Evidence from sentence reading and quantity judgments. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UC Davis, March 26–28, 2009.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). The nature of dependency and argument-adjunct distinctions in processing. the 6th Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, January 10-11, 2009. (invited talk) [handout]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2008). “The processing foundation of head-final relative clauses.” Language and Linguistics 9, 813-38. (SSCI) [pdf]

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). Resumptives in Mandarin: Syntactic versus processing accounts. Paper presented at the Syntax Session of the 18th International Congress of Linguistics (ICL18), Korea University, Seoul, Korea, July 21-26, 2008. [abstract]

 

Li, Larry, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). Do Chinese nouns count? Syntax, semantics, and classifier cognition. Paper presented at the 11th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL11), Hsin-Chu: National Chiao-Tung University, May 23–25, 2008.

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Grammatical and processing motivations for resumptives in Mandarin relative clauses. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on the Processing of East Asia Related Languages (PEARL2007), National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, December 28-29, 2007.

 

Lai, Yu-Da, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Examining the role of interlexical spacing in Chinese sentence processing. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on the Processing of East Asia Related Languages (PEARL2007), National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, December 28-29, 2007.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). The psychological reality of head-final relative clauses. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Relative Clauses, Academia Sinica, Taipei, November 2-3, 2007. (invited talk) [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Processing head-final relative clauses without garden paths. Paper presented at the International Conference on Processing Head-Final Structures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, September 21-22, 2007. [slides]

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). What are resumptives good for? Poster presented at the International Conference on Processing Head-Final Structures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, September 21-22, 2007.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Processing doubly-embedded head-final relative clauses. Poster presented at Interdisciplinary Approaches to Relative Clauses (REL07), Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, September 13-15, 2007. [poster] [erratum]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface. Paper presented at the Workshop On Linguistic Interfaces (OnLI), University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, June 1-3, 2007. [paper] [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Syntactic anomaly beyond semantic rescue. Paper presented at the First Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition (CLDC-1), National Taiwan University, Taipei, May 18-19, 2007. [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Grammaticality and parsability in sentence processing. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Grammar and Evidence, National Chung-Cheng University, Chiayi, April 13-15, 2007. (invited talk) [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). “Subject Preference in the Processing of Relative Clauses in Chinese.” In Donald Baumer, David Montero, and Michael Scanlon (eds.), Proceedings of the 25th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (pp. 254-260). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. [ISBN 1-57473-415-6] [pdf]

 

Fong, Sandiway, Hirose, Yuki, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2006). On preferring displacement: Evidence from possessive relative clauses. Paper presented at the Workshop on Altaic in Formal Linguistics, Moscow State University, Russia, May 22–24, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). A universal account of relative-clause processing in typologically diverse languages. Paper presented at the Joint IACL14 and IsCLL10 Conference, (in the special session on Language Diversity), Taipei: Academia Sinica, May 25–29, 2006. [paper]

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2006). Processing thematic relations between nouns. Paper presented at the 7th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, Hsin-Chu: National Chiao Tung University, May 22–23, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Subject preference in the processing of relative clauses in Chinese. Paper presented at the 25th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 25), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, April 28–30, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., and Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Chinese is no exception: Universal subject preference of relative clause processing. Paper presented at the 19th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York City, NY, March 23–25, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Efficiency of processing nonlocal dependencies in Chinese possessor relative clauses. Paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Albuquerque NM, January 5–8, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Ahrens, Kathleen. (2005). “How Many Meanings Does a Word Have? Meaning Estimation in Chinese and English.” In James W. Minett & William S-Y. Wang (eds.) Language Acquisition, Change and Emergence: Essays in Evolutionary Linguistics (pp. 437-464). Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press. [ISBN 9-62937-111-1]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, Fong, Sandiway, & Bever, Thomas G. (2005). “Constructing Filler-Gap Dependencies in Chinese Possessor Relative Clauses.” Proceedings of the 19th Pacific-Asia Conference on Language, Information, and Computation. Taipei: Academia Sinica. (recipient of the Young Scholar Award).

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Local dependencies aren’t necessarily easier: Processing possessor relative clauses in Mandarin Chinese. Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Processing Chinese and Other East Asian Languages (PCOEAL 2005), Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 9–11, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Constructing filler-gap dependencies in Chinese possessor relative clauses. Paper presented at the 19th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC19), Academia Sinica, Taipei, December 1–3, 2005. (Recipient of the International Young Scholar Award)

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Left-edge advantage of gap searching in Chinese possessor relativization. Paper presented at the 2005 Niagara Linguistic Society Conference (NLS-2005), University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, September 30–October 2, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Left-edge advantage of gap searching in Chinese possessor relativization. Poster presented at the 2005 Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP-2005), Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, September 5–7, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., and Fong, Sandiway. (2005). Explaining filler-gap facts in Chinese possessor relativization. Poster presented at the Third Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-3), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, July 22–23, 2005.

 

  • journal articles
  • book chapters
  • proceedings
  • presentations
  • book reviews

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (in press). "Distinguishing grammatical and processing explanations of syntactic acceptability." Language and Linguistics.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2008). “The processing foundation of head-final relative clauses.” Language and Linguistics 9, 813-38. (SSCI) [pdf]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Ahrens, Kathleen. (2010). “Ambiguity advantage revisited: Two meanings are better than one when accessing Chinese nouns.” Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 39, 1-19. (SSCI)

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). "Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface." In Raffaella Folli, & Christiane Ulbrich (eds.) Interfaces in Linguistics: New Research Perspectives (pp.351-367). New York: Oxford University Press. [pdf]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles & Bever, Thomas G. (2011). "Garden path in the processing of head-final relative clauses." In Hiroko Hashimoto, Jerry Packard, & Yuki Hirose (eds.) Processing and Producing Head-final Structures (pp. 277-297). New York, NY: Springer.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Ahrens, Kathleen. (2005). “How Many Meanings Does a Word Have? Meaning Estimation in Chinese and English.” In James W. Minett & William S-Y. Wang (eds.) Language Acquisition, Change and Emergence: Essays in Evolutionary Linguistics (pp. 437-464). Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press. [ISBN 9-62937-111-1]

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). Comprehending Chinese relative clauses in context: Thematic patterns and grammatical functions. Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-22).

 

Lin, Hsin-Ni Vicky, & Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). Perceiving vowels and tones in Mandarin: The effect of literary phonetic systems on phonological Awareness. Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-22).

 

Chen, Yi-Rung, & Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2010). "The effect of sense relatedness on lexical ambiguity resolution: Evidence from Chinese verbs." Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-12) (pp. 347-366). Taipei: Academia Sinica.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). “Subject Preference in the Processing of Relative Clauses in Chinese.” In Donald Baumer, David Montero, and Michael Scanlon (eds.), Proceedings of the 25th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (pp. 254-260). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. [pdf]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, Fong, Sandiway, & Bever, Thomas G. (2005). “Constructing Filler-Gap Dependencies in Chinese Possessor Relative Clauses.” Proceedings of the 19th Pacific-Asia Conference on Language, Information, and Computation. Taipei: Academia Sinica. (recipient of the Young Scholar Award).

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2004). “Aspect is Result: Mandarin Resultative Constructions and Aspect Incorporation.” In Benjamin V. Tucker (ed.), Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Linguistics (WECOL) 2003 (pp. 437-464). Fresno: California State University Press.

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2012). Typological perspectives on relative clause processing: Thematic mapping, case markedness, filler-gap integrations, and their relative timing. Poster to be presented at the Workshop on the Timing of Grammar: Experimental and Theoretical Considerations in Generative Linguistics in the Old World (Glow 35). University of Potsdam, March 27, 2012.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2012). Restrictiveness and information status of Chinese relative clauses: Evidence from discourse comprehension. Paper to be presented at Pragmatics Festival at Indiana University, Indiana University, Bloomington, April 19-21, 2012.

 

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2011). Chinese and English relative clauses: Processing constraints and typological consequences. Paper presented at the 23rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-23), University of Oregon, Eugene, June 17-19, 2011.

 

Lai, Yu-Da, Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Chen, Chun-Yin Doris. (2011). The timing of syntactic commitment during L2 processing: Evidence from eye movement in reading English relative clauses. Poster to be presented at the 24th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Stanford University, March 24-26, 2011.

 

Lai, Yu-Da, Lin, Chien-Jer Charles, & Chen, Chun-Yin Doris. (2010). The roles of animacy and probability in l2 processing: Implications for l2 parsing models. Paper presented at The VI International Conference on Language Acquisition, University of Barcelona, A.E.A.L. (Asociación para el Estudio de la Adquisición del Lenguaje), Spain, September 8-10, 2010.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2010). Comprehending Chinese relative clauses in context: Thematic patterns and grammatical functions. Paper presented at the Joint IACL-18 (18th Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics) & NACCL-22 (22th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, May 20-22, 2010. [Recepient of the POLA Young Scholar Award for Best Paper in Interdisciplinary Studies of Chinese Linguistics in 2010]

 

Lin, Vicky, & Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2010). Perceiving vowels and tones in Mandarin: The effect of literary phonetic systems on phonological awareness. Paper presented at the Joint IACL-18 (18th Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics) & NACCL-22 (22th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, May 20-22, 2010.

 

Chen, Clara, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2010). The effect of sense relatedness on lexical ambiguity resolution: Evidence from Chinese verbs. Paper presented at the 12th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL-12), Taipei: Academia Sinica, June 19–21, 2010.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer Charles. (2010). Down the head-final garden path: Understanding the Processing asymmetries of head-final relative Clauses. Invited talk given at Understanding Language: 40 Years down the Garden Path, San Sebastian-Donostia, Basque Country, Spain, June 28-July 1, 2010.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). Chinese relative clauses in corpus: Processing considerations. Paper presented at the 2009 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT), Taipei, April 16-18, 2009.

 

Li, Larry, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). Mass-count cognition in a classifier language: Evidence from sentence reading and quantity judgments. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UC Davis, March 26–28, 2009.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2009). The nature of dependency and argument-adjunct distinctions in processing. the 6th Workshop on Formal Syntax and Semantics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, January 10-11, 2009. (invited talk) [handout]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). The syntax of possessive arguments in Mandarin Chinese. Paper to be presented at the Workshop on Argument Realization of the 18th International Congress of Linguistics (ICL18), Korea University, Seoul, Korea, July 21-26, 2008. [abstract]

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). Resumptives in Mandarin: Syntactic versus processing accounts. Paper presented at the Syntax Session of the 18th International Congress of Linguistics (ICL18), Korea University, Seoul, Korea, July 21-26, 2008. [abstract]

 

Li, Larry, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2008). Do Chinese nouns count? Syntax, semantics, and classifier cognition. Paper presented at the 11th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL11), Hsin-Chu: National Chiao-Tung University, May 23–25, 2008.

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Grammatical and processing motivations for resumptives in Mandarin relative clauses. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on the Processing of East Asia Related Languages (PEARL2007), National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, December 28-29, 2007.

 

Lai, Yu-Da, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Examining the role of interlexical spacing in Chinese sentence processing. Poster presented at the 12th International Conference on the Processing of East Asia Related Languages (PEARL2007), National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, December 28-29, 2007.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). The psychological reality of head-final relative clauses. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Relative Clauses, Academia Sinica, Taipei, November 2-3, 2007. (invited talk) [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Processing head-final relative clauses without garden paths. Paper presented at the International Conference on Processing Head-Final Structures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, September 21-22, 2007. [slides]

 

Ning, Li-Hsin, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). What are resumptives good for? Poster presented at the International Conference on Processing Head-Final Structures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, September 21-22, 2007.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Processing doubly-embedded head-final relative clauses. Poster presented at Interdisciplinary Approaches to Relative Clauses (REL07), Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, September 13-15, 2007. [poster] [erratum]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Processing (in)alienable possessions at the syntax-semantics interface. Paper presented at the Workshop On Linguistic Interfaces (OnLI), University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, June 1-3, 2007. [paper] [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2007). Syntactic anomaly beyond semantic rescue. Paper presented at the First Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition (CLDC-1), National Taiwan University, Taipei, May 18-19, 2007. [slides]

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2007). Grammaticality and parsability in sentence processing. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Grammar and Evidence, National Chung-Cheng University, Chiayi, April 13-15, 2007. (invited talk) [slides]

 

Fong, Sandiway, Hirose, Yuki, & Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2006). On preferring displacement: Evidence from possessive relative clauses. Paper presented at the Workshop on Altaic in Formal Linguistics, Moscow State University, Russia, May 22–24, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). A universal account of relative-clause processing in typologically diverse languages. Paper presented at the Joint IACL14 and IsCLL10 Conference, (in the special session on Language Diversity), Taipei: Academia Sinica, May 25–29, 2006. [paper]

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2006). Processing thematic relations between nouns. Paper presented at the 7th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, Hsin-Chu: National Chiao Tung University, May 22–23, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., & Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Subject preference in the processing of relative clauses in Chinese. Paper presented at the 25th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 25), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, April 28–30, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., and Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Chinese is no exception: Universal subject preference of relative clause processing. Paper presented at the 19th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York City, NY, March 23–25, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2006). Efficiency of processing nonlocal dependencies in Chinese possessor relative clauses. Paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Albuquerque NM, January 5–8, 2006.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Local dependencies aren’t necessarily easier: Processing possessor relative clauses in Mandarin Chinese. Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Processing Chinese and Other East Asian Languages (PCOEAL 2005), Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 9–11, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Constructing filler-gap dependencies in Chinese possessor relative clauses. Paper presented at the 19th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC19), Academia Sinica, Taipei, December 1–3, 2005. (Recipient of the International Young Scholar Award)

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Left-edge advantage of gap searching in Chinese possessor relativization. Paper presented at the 2005 Niagara Linguistic Society Conference (NLS-2005), University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, September 30–October 2, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., Fong, Sandiway, and Bever, Thomas G. (2005). Left-edge advantage of gap searching in Chinese possessor relativization. Poster presented at the 2005 Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP-2005), Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, September 5–7, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C., and Fong, Sandiway. (2005). Explaining filler-gap facts in Chinese possessor relativization. Poster presented at the Third Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-3), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, July 22–23, 2005.

 

Lin, Chien-Jer C. (2004). Beyond output correspondence: Tone sandhi in Southern Min reduplication. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2004 Annual Meeting, Boston, January 8–11, 2004.

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Aspect and result: Chinese resultative constructions and aspect incorporation. Paper presented at the West Coast Conference on Linguistics (WECOL), The University of Arizona, Tucson, September 26–28, 2003. S LS Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Event integration in Mandarin compound verbs. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2003 Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, January 2–5, 2003.

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2003). Event integration in Mandarin compound verbs. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2003 Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, January 2–5, 2003.

 

Lin, C-J. C. (2002). Nasal endings of Taiwan Mandarin: A production/perception perspective on language change. Paper presented at the 35th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics, Arizona State University, Tempe, November 7–9, 2002.

 

 

(2005). Review of Aspect in Mandarin Chinese: A Corpus-Based Study by Xiao, Richard Zhonghua and McEnery, Tony 2004. LINGUIST List 16.2397, August 17 2005. (http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2397.html)

 

(2003). Review of Metaphor: A Practical Introduction by Kovecses, Zoltán 2002. Language in Society 32: 4, 596-599.