The award is given to the best paper presented at the annual conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences.
Semantics & Pragmatics
We are delighted to welcome Samuel Andersson, Sigríður Sigurðardóttir, and Randi Martinez to our department!
Assistant Professor Jim Wood published a paper in the journal Syntax and co-authored a chapter in the book Syntactic Variation in Insular Scandinavian.
Two linguists were honored at this year’s Yale University Commencement.
Two Yale graduate students have been awarded fellowships in recognition of their outstanding work.
The papers appear in conference proceedings for Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB), Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT), and the North East Linguistic Society (NELS).
He provides an overview of Mayan phonology and, together with Jessica Coon and Robert Henderson, an introduction to Mayan linguistics.
Rashad Ullah, Martín Fuchs, Josh Phillips, Andy Zhang, Dan Schwennicke, Yiding Hao, and Rikker Dockum presented their work at four different conferences and workshops.
Several current and former members of our department will be taking part in the annual meeting of the LSA and its sister societies, held this year in Austin, TX.
Yao-Ying will deliver a talk about neurocognitive properties of for-adverbs, and Andy will present a poster about the locative and possessive meanings of English have.
Tomorrow, lecturer Hadas Kotek is giving a talk, undergraduate alumna Maria Kouneli is presenting a paper, and former faculty member Gaja Jarosz is delivering a plenary talk.
Their presentations report on experiments conducted through the Yale Language & Brain Lab.
Her paper is titled “Covert partial wh-movement and the nature of derivations.”
She is at a heritage language acquisition workshop in Tromsø, Norway, presenting joint work with Ashwini Deo and Maria Piñango.
Members of our department traveled all over the world for summer institutes, conferences, and fieldwork, and we hosted several visiting undergraduate researchers on campus.
This year, Hadas will be teaching Semantics I & II, a seminar on questions and focus, and a freshman seminar. Her work focuses on the semantics/pragmatics interface.
We are delighted to have Sarah Babinski (Swarthmore ’16), Yiding Hao (UChicago ’15), Dan Schwennicke (Oxford ’16), and Andy Zhang (Yale ’15) join our department.
Yale lingusitics graduate student Rashad Ullah gave a presentation at the annual conference of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS 52). His talk, based on his dissertation work, was titled “Polarity, free choice, and referential vaguenesss: evidence from Bengali.” An abstract appears below (from the conference booklet).
Yale linguists delivered two presentations at GLOW (Generative Linguistics in the Old World), held at Georg-August University in Göttingen, the Netherlands from April 5-7, 2016.