Her talk was titled “Semantic effects of head movement in Negative Auxiliary Inversion constructions.”
Semantics & Pragmatics
These students will solve linguistics puzzles, hoping to earn a place on the US team at the International Linguistics Olympiad.
Several members of the department will be giving talks, presenting posters, and receiving awards.
His paper is titled “Which judgments show weak exhaustivity? (And which don’t?).”
SYNC 2013 will be held this Saturday, 12/7, in room 208 of the Whitney Humanities Center.
The symposium will be held Saturday, November 16, co-sponsored by the departments of philosophy, cogntive science, and linguistics.
The workshop will be held at UChicago on October 25-26.
Speakers for the Oct. 17 workshop include Magdalena Kaufmann, Shigeru Miyagawa, Miok Pak, Paul Portner, and Raffaella Zanuttini.
Kate is a postdoc in cognitive science who investigates the semantics/pragmatics interface and language acquisition through experimental work with sign languages.
Four of our faculty members will be representing Yale at the 19th International Congress of Linguists (ICL/CIL) in Geneva next week.
Yale Linguistics is happy to announce the promotions of Claire Bowern to Tenure, and Ashwini Deo and Gaja Jarosz to Associate Professor. Congratulations!
Assistant Professor Ashwini Deo has received the National Science Foundation’s CAREER grant, the Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty.
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.
An article by Larry Horn appears in the second volume of The Best of Language Volume 2: 1956-1985.
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, the senior undergraduate students in the department begin their final project presentations as they get set for graduation.
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.
The most recent issue of Natural Language and Linguistic Theory contains a paper by Raffaella Zanuttini. With co-authors Miok Pak and Paul Portner, Dr. Zanuttini’s paper investigates the interpretive restrictions on the subjects of imperative, promissive, and exhortative sentences—what they call the “jussive” clause types.