Several members of the department will give talks, present posters, and receive awards.
The talk is titled “The prosody of Kaqchikel person marking,” and the poster is titled “A phonetic study of Uspanteko accent.” Both are joint work with Robert Henderson.
The lecture, titled “Sound Symbolism in Australian Languages: Phonetic Iconicity Re-examined,” will be given at the Dartmouth College Linguistics Department on Thursday, October 16th.
The paper, titled “Learning General Phonological Rules From Distributional Information: A Computational Model,” appears in the journal Cognitive Science.
The award is part of a collaborative NSF grant with linguists at UC Santa Cruz.
Welcome to Faruk Akkuʂ (Boğaziçi ’12, ’14), Parker Brody (Kentucky ’08, ’14), Martin Fuchs (Buenos Aires ’13), Chris Geissler (Swarthmore ’13), and Josh Phillips (UNSW ’11)!
Congrats to Emily, who will be Visiting Assistant Professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College this fall!
They perform statistical analyses of sound-meaning correspondences in 120 languages of Australia.
Papers by Gaja Jarosz, Claire Bowern, and Emily Gasser are now available online in this new open access conference proceedings.
Congrats on your new position, Emily!
We look forward to welcoming an international group of linguists to Yale to discuss the phonetics and phonology of indigenous languages spoken in Mexico and Central America.
Our seniors will be presenting their senior essays in April and graduating in May!
These students will solve linguistics puzzles, hoping to earn a place on the US team at the International Linguistics Olympiad.
The article challenges the view that rhythmic phonotactics in Huariapano (an extinct Panoan language of Peru) provides evidence for multiple layers of metrical parsing.
Several members of the department will be giving talks, presenting posters, and receiving awards.
SYNC 2013 will be held this Saturday, 12/7, in room 208 of the Whitney Humanities Center.
Gaja Jarosz will present a talk, and Shira Calamaro, Claire Bowern, and Emily Gasser will present posters.
The conference, held this weekend at UConn, will feature a talk by Jim Wood and posters by Claire Bowern, Erich Round, and Raffaella Zanuttini.
This fall he is teaching Phonology I and Facets of Hebrew and Semitic Linguistics. In the spring, he will teach Language and Computation and a computational OT seminar.
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.
Shira will travel to Berlin next week to present “A Computational Model of General Rule Learning with Unnatural Classes” at CogSci 2013.
Ryan Bennett and his co-author Robert Henderson have published their paper “Accent in Uspanteko” in the current issue of Natural Language & Linguistic Theory (NLLT).
Yale Linguistics is happy to announce the promotions of Claire Bowern to Tenure, and Ashwini Deo and Gaja Jarosz to Associate Professor. Congratulations!
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.
A paper by Gaja Jarosz, Learning with hidden structure in Optimality Theory and Harmonic Grammar: beyond Robust Interpretive Parsing, appears in the current issue of Phonology.
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, the senior undergraduate students in the department begin their final project presentations as they get set for graduation.