Publications and presentations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Journal articles and conference proceedings papers

  • To appear    Ishii, K. and R. Tollan. Syntactic matching effects in the online processing of intransitive subject relative clauses. To appear in Proceedings of the 52nd Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society.
  • 2022    Tollan, R. and D. Heller. Pronoun resolution and ergativity: Effects of subjecthood and case in Niuean. Language, 98 (1),157-183.
  • 2021     Yoo, M., S. Tomioka, and R. Tollan. NP types of distractors modulate the processing of English cleft sentences. Proceedings ExLing 2021: 12th International Conference of Experimental Linguistics.
  • 2021     Tollan, R. and B. Palaz. Subject gaps revisited: complement clauses and complementizer-trace effects. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences.
  • 2020    Tollan, R. Subjecthood and unmarkedness in Niuean. In Paul, Ileana (ed.). Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA). University of Western Ontario.
  • 2019    Tollan, R., D. Massam, and D. Heller. Effects of case and transitivity on processing dependencies: Evidence from Niuean. Cognitive Science, 43 (6), 1-14. DOI: 10.111/cogs.12736
  • 2016    Tollan, R. and Heller, D. Elvis Presley on an island: wh dependency formation inside  complex NPs. Proceedings of the 46th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. GSLA: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Conference and workshop presentations

  • [2022]  Palaz, B., B. Bruening and R. Tollan. Differential Subject Island Effects in Sluicing and the Role of Contextual Support. Talk to be presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europa (SLE), Bucharest, Romania
  • 2022    Tollan, R. and B. Palaz. What that means: Complementizers and epistemic authority. Talk presented at the 35th Annual Conference on Human Sentence Processing (formerly CUNY), UC Santa Cruz, CA. (via Zoom).
  • 2022    Cho, J. and R. Tollan. The function of nominative case in relative clause processing (and vice versa). Poster presented at the 35th Annual Conference on Human Sentence Processing (formerly CUNY), UC Santa Cruz, CA. (via Zoom).
  • 2022     Palaz, B., B. Bruening and R. Tollan. Differential Subject Island Effects in Sluicing and the Role of Contextual Support. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Conference on Human Sentence Processing   (formerly CUNY), UC Santa Cruz, CA. (via Zoom).
  • 2022     Yoo, M. and R. Tollan. Selective interference effects: The role of filler status in agreement formation. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Conference on Human Sentence Processing (formerly CUNY), UC Santa Cruz, CA. (via Zoom).
  • 2022     Palaz, B., B. Bruening and R. Tollan. Differential Island Effects in Sluicing and the Role of Discourse. Poster presented at Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC46).
  • 2022     Seo, Y. and R. Tollan. D-linking and the effects of contextual set restriction. Poster presented at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Washington DC.
  • 2022     Yoo, M., S. Tomioka and R. Tollan. The difficulty of definiteness: Interference effects of NP type in the processing of cleft sentences. Poster presented at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Washington DC. (via Zoom).
  • 2021     Ishii, K. and R. Tollan. Syntactic priming effects in the online processing of intransitive subject relative clauses. Poster presented at the 52nd meeting of the North-East Linguistic Society (NELS 52). Rutgers University, NY. (via Zoom).
  • 2021     Yoo, M., S. Tomioka and R. Tollan. NP types of distractors modulate the processing of English cleft sentences. Talk presented at 12th International Conference of Experimental Linguistics, Athens, Greece. (via Zoom)
  • 2021     Yoo, M. and R. Tollan. Not all core attractors attract: The role of filler status in agreement attraction effects. Talk presented at Linguistic Illusions in Sentence Processing (LISP 2021), University of Konstanz, Germany. (via Zoom).
  • 2021     Yoo, M. and R. Tollan. ‘Is memory interference due to similarity-based effects or effects of NP type?’  Talk presented at Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC45). (via Zoom).
  • 2021     Yoo, M. and R. Tollan. ‘Semantic interference in dependency formation: NP types in cleft sentences.’ Poster presented at the 34th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UPenn, PA. (via Zoom).
  • 2021     Tollan, R. and B. Palaz. ‘The dual nature of subjecthood: Unifying subject islands and that-trace effects.’ Talk presented at the 34th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UPenn, PA. (via  Zoom).
    • Recipient of Jerrold J. Katz Young Scholar Award.
  • 2021     Cho, J. and R. Tollan. ‘The Role of Case in Subject Advantage: Korean Double Nominative Constructions.’ Poster presented at the 95rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), San Francisco, CA. (via Zoom).
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