The article, titled “Reflexive -st verbs in Icelandic”, appears in the latest issue of Natural Language & Linguistic Theory.
The conference will feature two talks by Kate Davidson, a talk by Jim Wood, and a poster by Jim Wood and Raffaella Zanuttini.
Professor Raffaella Zanuttini and Associate Professor Claire Bowern have recently written op-ed articles for a number of media outlets.
The talk, titled “Syntactic Derivation as Parallel Composition: Implications for Scope,” was part of the Linguistics Colloquium Series at UConn.
Raffaella, with Miok Pak and Paul Portner, will present the paper, “The speaker and addressee in embedded imperatives.”
Jason will receive the 1st place award out of all abstracts submitted by students to present at the annual LSA meeting.
Ashwini’s keynote address is on grammaticalization paths, and Kate is co-presenting a paper on attitude predicates and role shift in ASL.
The paper is titled “‘Get’-passives and case alternations: The view from Icelandic.”
The three-year grant, titled “The Morphosyntax of Pronouns in North American English,” will support the work of the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project.
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)!
The paper investigates the distinction between symmetric and asymmetric dative-nominative verbs in Icelandic by examining their behavior when embedded under láta ‘let/make’.
Edited by Raffaella Zanuttini and Larry Horn, the volume includes a chapter by Jim Wood and one by Raffaella Zanuttini and Judy Bernstein.
Congratulations to our linguistics degree recipients!
Their paper is titled “Eliminating rightward movement: Extraposition as flexible linearization of adjuncts.”
The chapter, coauthored with Einar Freyr Sigurðsson, is titled “Icelandic verbal agreement and pronoun-antecedent relations.”
Our seniors will be presenting their senior essays in April and graduating in May!
Her talk was titled “Semantic effects of head movement in Negative Auxiliary Inversion constructions.”
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.
SYNC 2013 will be held this Saturday, 12/7, in room 208 of the Whitney Humanities Center.
The workshop, called “Can there be a Hilbert List of Syntax (yet)?”, is organized by the IUSS Center for Neurocognition and Theoretical Syntax in Pavia.
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.
His chapter provides an overview of Tree Adjoining Grammar within the context of modern generative approaches to syntax.
Speakers for the Oct. 17 workshop include Magdalena Kaufmann, Shigeru Miyagawa, Miok Pak, Paul Portner, and Raffaella Zanuttini.
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 collection features excerpts from 35 seminal papers in generative syntax, providing background and questions for future research.
Four of our faculty members will be representing Yale at the 19th International Congress of Linguists (ICL/CIL) in Geneva next week.