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Conference Presentations

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2017. Exhaustify! Locally or Globally? Implications for Ignorance Inferences. Paper presented at 35th West Coast Conference in Formal   Linguistics (WCCFL35), April 2017. University of Calgary, Canada.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2016b. Deriving Free-choice, Specificity and Ignorance with Q-particles in Sinhala. Paper presented at 34th West Coast Conference in Formal   Linguistics (WCCFL34), April 2016. University Utah at Salt Lake City, USA.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2016a. Deriving Exhaustivity and Anti-exhaustivity with Q-particles in Sinhala.  Poster presented at 6th Formal Approaches to South Asian Linguistics conference (FASAL6), March 2016. University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2015a. Questioning questions and wh-indefinites in Sinhala: an exhaustivity based analysis. Paper presented at 1st International Conference in Linguistics (ICL 1), August 2015. University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2014a. Expressing exhaustivity and anti-exhaustivity in the nominal domain in Sinhala. Paper presented at 7th Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal (TOM 7) Semantics   Workshop, April 2014. University of Toronto, Canada.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2013c. Interaction between focus and prosody in wh-in-situ questions in Sinhala. Paper presented at 1st Conference on General Linguistics (CGL 1), December 2013. University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga & Mathieu, Eric. 2013b. Wh- in-situ questions, prosody and focus – the case of Sinhala. Paper presented at 3rd Formal Approaches to South Asian Linguistics (FASAL 3), March 2013. University of Southern California, USA.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2013a. Wh-in-situ questions in Sinhala: a prosodic account. Paper presented at 1st Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton Syntax Workshop (MOTH 1), March, 2013, University of Hamilton, Canada.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2012b. Control and raising in Sinhala modal constructions. Paper presented at 10th Workshop in General Linguistics (WIGLE 10), March 2012. University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2012a. Control and raising in Sinhala modal constructions. Paper presented at 5th Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal Semantics Workshop (TOM 5), March 2012. University of Ottawa, Canada.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2011. Scale structure and degree modification interface: the case of ‘hari’ in Sinhala in comparison to ‘very’ in English. Paper presented at 5thToronto-Ottawa Montreal Semantics Workshop (TOM 5), April 2011. University of Toronto, Canada.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2008. Potential and possibilities of Computer AssistedLanguage Learning: a comparative analysis of CALL and language teachingmethods. Paper presented at 07th Asia CALL International conference (CALL 7), November 2008. Suranaree University of Technology (SUT), Thailand.

Weerasooriya, Tharanga. 2008. Use of formative feedback to enhance student learning. Paper presented at 05th Sri Lankan English Language Teachers’ AssociationInternational Conference (SLELTA 5), August 2008. National Institute ofEducation (NIE), Colombo, Sri Lanka.