Slides for her course on language documentation methodology are now available online.
Conferences & Presentations
This weekend Steve Anderson will present a keynote address about birdsong and the human language faculty at the International Conference on Language and Cognition.
Shira will travel to Berlin next week to present “A Computational Model of General Rule Learning with Unnatural Classes” at CogSci 2013.
Four of our faculty members will be representing Yale at the 19th International Congress of Linguists (ICL/CIL) in Geneva next week.
Lecturer Dennis Ryan Storoshenko will be presenting work related to the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project this week in Victoria, Canada.
PhD Student Sean Gleason is presenting a paper at the 17th Colloquium on Latin Linguistics held in Rome next week at the Tor Vergata University and the British School at Rome.
Sabina Matyiku, Jim Wood, and Raffaella Zanuttini are traveling to the University of Iceland this week to present their papers at the 25th Scandinavian Conference on Linguistics.
Today, Larry Horn will be delivering a keynote address Exhaustivity and focus: semantics or pragmatics? at a Brown University mini-conference on the semantics-pragmatics boundary.
E-Ching Ng recently gives a Singlish lesson to the Yale-NUS faculty at an event co-sponsored by ROJAK, a Yale-NUS faculty reading group, and the Malaysian and Singaporean Association (MASA).
Professor Larry Horn travels to UT Austin this week to address a workshop on systematic semantic change co-organized by our own Professor Ashwini Deo.
This week, our PhD student will present a poster on her research into negative inversion in West Texas English at the 36th Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) colloquium in Lund.
This week, the senior undergraduate students in the department begin their final project presentations as they get set for graduation.
During Spring break (March 17-20), Professor Zanuttini visited Sewanee, The University of the South, as a part of a developing relationship between that school and Yale’s Grammatical Diversity Project.
Postdoc Jim Wood recently traveled to UPenn to present the paper Icelandic deverbal adjectives and case-alternations, on which Einar Freyr Sigurðsson is his co-author.
PhD Student Jason Zentz will be presenting his paper Bantu wh-agreement and the case against probe impoverishment this week at Georgetown University.
PhD Student Emily Gasser will be presenting her work this week at the 3rd International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC).
On February 15, Stephen Anderson will be speaking in a session he has organized at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Friday, December 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Charles Nunn (Harvard EEB), Erich Round (UQ), and Claire Bowern (Yale)
The aim of the workshop is to present an overview of methods and showcase recent work in the area. More details will be provided a bit closer to the time.
We are pleased to announce that Professor Bowern will be giving a talk entitled “Serial Founder Effects in Genetics and Linguistics” in the anthropology department this Thursday at 5pm at 10 Sachem St, rm 105.