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Jennifer N. Behney, PhD Candidate in Second Language Studies (SLS)
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Conference Presentations

Behney, J. (November, 2011). The effect of gender transparency on Italian learners' word recognition, Paper presentation, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Conference, Denver, CO.

Spinner, P., Gass, S., & Behney, J. (September, 2011). Ecological validity in L2 eye-tracking research: Is it always necessary? Paper presentation, European Second Language Association (EUROSLA) Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

Behney, J. (March, 2011). The role of the L1 in L2 gender facilitation and inhibition in spoken word recognition, Paper presentation, American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference, Chicago, IL.

Spinner, P., Gass, S., & Behney, J. (October, 2010). Using eye-tracking to research learners’ use of morphosyntactic and morphophonological information in gender processing, Paper presented as part of colloquium on Eye-tracking for SLA Research: Applications, Outcomes, and Methodological Considerations, Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Spinner, P., Gass, S., & Behney, J. (September, 2010). Syntactic and morphophonological cues to gender in L2 Italian: An eye tracking study in progress, Paper presentation, European Second Language Association (EUROSLA) Conference, Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Gass, S., & Behney, J. (June, 2010). Syntactic priming of subject and object relative clauses, Paper presentation, International Society of Applied Psycholinguistics (ISAPL) Congress, Bari, Italy.

Behney, J. (March, 2010). A survey of Italian acceptance of spoken indicative mood in subjunctive contexts, Paper presentation, American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Behney, J. (October, 2009). Gender facilitation and inhibition in L2 spoken word recognition, Paper presentation, Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Behney, J. (March, 2009). L2 gender agreement marking in oral production: Processing constraints and noun-adjective structural distance, Paper presentation, American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference, Denver, CO.

Behney, J. (October, 2008). L2 syntactic priming of Italian relative clauses, Poster presentation, Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) Conference, University of Hawai’i Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

Behney, J. (May, 2008). Buon[ʒ]iorno prin[ʃ]ipessa?: Tuscan affricate lenition in Roberto Benigni films, Paper presentation, Linguistic Variation across the Lifespan Symposium, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Behney, J. (April, 2008). L2 syntactic priming of relative clauses: Implicit learning?, Paper presentation, Second Language Skill Development: A Crosslinguistic Perspective Symposium, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Behney, J. (April, 2008, 2009, 2010). Workshop presentation for high school students, La pizza napoletana: The language and history of pizza, World Languages Day, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Behney, J. (April, 2008). Buon[ʒ]iorno prin[ʃ]ipessa?: Tuscan affricate lenition in Roberto Benigni films, Poster presentation, American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference, Washington, DC