Conference Presentations
(recent; see CV for full listing)

​2017/upcoming
  • Rankin, Tom, Theres Grüter & Holger Hopp. Syntactic L1 co-activation in the on-line processing of L2 English wh-questions. Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA) 14, Southampton, U.K., April 2017.
  • Grüter, Theres, Aya Takeda, Wenyi Ling, Hannah Rohde & Amy J. Schafer. Event structure modulates anticipatory looks to potential next referents. CUNY 2017: Conference on Human Sentence Processing, MIT, Cambridge, MA, March/April 2017. (slides on OSF: https://osf.io/k9j63/)
  • Grüter, Theres, Elaine Lau & Wenyi Ling. Shape classifiers and referential processing in Mandarin: Noun class trumps semantics. CUNY 2017: Conference on Human Sentence Processing, MIT, Cambridge, MA, March/April 2017. (poster) 

2016
  • Ling, Wenyi, Theres Grüter & Amy J. Schafer. Categorical perception of Mandarin tone by Chinese-native, English-native and Chinese-as-a-second-language English listeners. 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan. Honolulu, HI, December 2016.  (poster)  
  • Grüter, Theres, Aya Takeda, Hannah Rohde & Amy J. Schafer. L2 listeners show anticipatory looks to upcoming discourse referents. BUCLD 41, Boston, MA, November 2016. (poster)
  • Peters, Ryan, Theres Grüter & Arielle Borovsky. Language experience and skill alters the dynamics of lexical prediction in sentence processing. BUCLD 41, Boston, MA, November 2016. (poster)
  • ​Ling, Wenyi, Amy J. Schafer & Theres Grüter. Identification and discrimination of tone by L2 learners of Mandarin. Second Language Research Forum (SLRF), New York City, NY, September 2016.
  • Kim, Hyunwoo & Theres Grüter. Crosslinguistic activation of referential bias in Korean-English bilinguals. CUNY 2016: Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Florida, March 2016. (poster)

2015
  • Schafer, Amy J., Aya Takeda, Hannah Rohde & Theres Grüter. Mapping prosody to reference in L2. BUCLD 40, Boston, MA, November 2015. (poster)
  • Schafer, Amy J., Aya Takeda, Amber Camp, Hannah Rohde & Theres Grüter. Effects of contrastive intonation and grammatical aspect on processing coreference in Mainstream American English. ICPhS2015: 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, U.K., August 2015. [pdf]
  • Peters, Ryan E., Theres Grüter & Arielle Borovsky. Anticipatory and locally coherent lexical activation varies as a function of language proficiency. CogSci2015: The Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Pasadena, CA, July 2015. [pdf]
  • Grüter, Theres, Hannah Rohde & Amy J. Schafer. Discourse expectations in a non-native language. DETEC2015: Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, June 2015. 
  • Kim, Hyunwoo & Theres Grüter. Does explicit causality marking lead to stronger interpretive bias than implicit causality? Evidence from Korean. CUNY 2015: Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Southern California, March 2015. (poster)
  • Lau, Elaine & Theres Grüter. The informativity of classifiers in the processing of Chinese by non-native speakers. CUNY 2015, USC, March 2015. (poster)
  • Peters, Ryan, Theres Grüter & Arielle Borovsky. L2 proficiency affects the timing and dynamics of predictive language processing. CUNY 2015, USC, March 2015. (poster)
  • Schafer, Amy J., Hannah Rohde & Theres Grüter. Contrastive intonation in native and non-native coreference processing. CUNY 2015, USC, March 2015. (poster)

2014​
  • Lau, Elaine & Theres Grüter. Real-time processing of classifier information by L2 speakers of Chinese. BUCLD 39, Boston, MA, November 2014. 
  • Paul, Jing Z. & Theres Grüter. Order-of-acquisition effects in the learning of Chinese classifiers. BUCLD 39, Boston, MA, November 2014. (poster)
  • Paul, Jing Z. & Theres Grüter. Order-of-acquisition effects in the learning of Chinese classifiers. Second Language Research Forum (SLRF), Columbia, SC, October 2014.
  • Grüter, Theres. Do L2 learners think ahead? The role of prediction in L2 processing. The First Chuo-UHM Student Conference on Linguistics, Psycholinguistics and Second Language Acquisition, UH Manoa, September 2014. 
  • Kim, Kitaek, Theres Grüter & Amy J. Schafer. Effects of morphological and prosodic focus cues on topic maintenance in Korean. CUNY 2014: Conference on Human Sentence Processing, The Ohio State University, OH, March 2014. (poster)

2013
  • Grüter, Theres, Hannah Rohde & Amy J. Schafer. The role of discourse-level expectations in non-native speakers' referential choices. Alternate/poster to be presented at BUCLD 38, Boston, MA, November 2013.
  • Orfitelli, Robyn & Theres Grüter. Transfer of null arguments in adult L2. Alternate/poster to be presented at BUCLD 38, Boston, MA, November 2013. 
  • Grüter, Theres & Hannah Rohde. L2 processing is affected by RAGE: Evidence from reference resolution. Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA) 12, University of Florida, FL, April 2013. 
  • Orfitelli, Robyn & Theres Grüter. Do null subjects really transfer? Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA) 12, University of Florida, FL, April 2013.
  • Grüter, Theres, Hannah Rohde & Amy J. Schafer. Discourse-driven Biases in Native- vs Non-native Speakers' Coreference Processing. CUNY 2013: Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of South Carolina, SC, March 2013. (poster)
  • Kim, Kitaek, Theres Grüter & Amy Schafer. Effects of event-structure and topic/focus-marking on pronoun reference in Korean. CUNY 2013: Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of South Carolina, SC, March 2013. (poster)