In the Media
Two linguists were honored at this year’s Yale University Commencement.
She is one of several authors on an article in Nature about the genomic history of Aboriginal Australia, and her contributions to that paper were profiled in Science.
The Yale linguistics department is conducting searches for two faculty positions during this academic year. One is a tenured Professor-level appointment in either semantics/pragmatics or phonetics/experimental phonology, the other an Assistant/Associate Professor position potentially in one of these areas but open to candidates in other fields as well. Details can be found at the following announcements for the senior and junior positions.
Yale Linguistics Ph.D. candidate Jason Zentz has been published in two conference proceedings papers. His article “Bantu Wh-agreement and the Case against Probe Impoverishment” appears in the Selected Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL). The second, “Morphological evidence for a movement analysis of adverbial clauses” is published by the Chicago Linguistics Society.
YGDP was featured in articles in the Boston Globe, the Columbus Dispatch, and on Slate’s Lexicon Valley blog.
The profile focuses on Jason’s work on wh-questions in Bantu languages.
Professor Raffaella Zanuttini and Associate Professor Claire Bowern have recently written op-ed articles for a number of media outlets.
The LSA Member Spotlight highlights the interests and accomplishments of Claire Bowern.
ABC Goldfields runs a story on Andy Zhang’s fieldwork on Tjupan, an extension of his work in the Yale Linguistics Grammar Group.
Positive anymore, drama so, needs washed, multiple modals, and negative concord are among the phenomena highlighted.
Yale Grammatical Diversity Project gets recognition on National Grammar Day.
Maria Piñango and Ashwini Deo, along with colleagues in Statistics and Probability and at the Yale Magnetic Resonance Research Center have been awarded an NSF grant.