SYNC 2013 will be held this Saturday, 12/7, in room 208 of the Whitney Humanities Center.
The paper investigates the syntax of English verbal “rather,” noting its similarity to parasitic participle constructions found elsewhere in Germanic.
The conference, held this weekend at UConn, will feature a talk by Jim Wood and posters by Claire Bowern, Erich Round, and Raffaella Zanuttini.
Her paper, “Relatedness as a factor in language contact,” considers several aspects of language change and ways in which contact might interact with language relatedness.
We are delighted to have Rikker Dockum (Dartmouth ’07), Luke Lindemann (Pomona ’09), Patrick Patterson (Kansas ’13), and Matt Tyler (Cambridge ’13) join our department.
The conference will be April 4-6, 2014, with abstracts due November 4, 2013.
This weekend Steve Anderson will present a keynote address about birdsong and the human language faculty at the International Conference on Language and Cognition.
Positive anymore, drama so, needs washed, multiple modals, and negative concord are among the phenomena highlighted.
Yale Linguistics is happy to announce the promotions of Claire Bowern to Tenure, and Ashwini Deo and Gaja Jarosz to Associate Professor. Congratulations!
Lecturer Dennis Ryan Storoshenko will be presenting work related to the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project this week in Victoria, Canada.
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.
Claire Bowern and Jason Zentz have published their paper Diversity in the Numeral Systems of Australian Languages in the current issue of Anthropological Linguistics.
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).
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.
Yale Grammatical Diversity Project gets recognition on National Grammar Day.
The Yale University Linguistics Department was pleased to welcome back to campus its distinguished alumna Sally Thomason ‘68 (Linguistics PhD) University of Michigan. Professor Thomason was honored by the Yale Graduate School with its Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal. To make the occasion, Professor Thomason gave a talk on her work (see title and abstract below) on Thursday, October 11th, 2012.
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.