Five members of the linguistics department participated in the 2015 LSA Linguistic Summer Institute at the University of Chicago.
Ashwini and Gaja gave talks at the 38th GLOW colloquium in Paris.
Ryan presented talks on Irish palatalization and prosodic smothering in Macedonian and Kaqchikel.
Associate Professor Claire Bowern has published a new edition of her book Linguistic Fieldwork: A Practical Guide.
The fifth Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages workshop (FASAL 5) takes place this weekend, April 11-12.
Raffaella’s talk, titled “Presentatives in Italian and English,” was part of the Linguistics Department’s Speaker Series.
Phonology in the Northeast will take place Saturday, April 4th.
The fifth Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages workshop (FASAL 5) will take place April 11-12.
Ashwini’s paper on diachronic semantics is included in the inaugural volume of the Annual Review of Linguistics.
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 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.”
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.
The LSA Member Spotlight highlights the interests and accomplishments of Claire Bowern.
The conference, which features talks and posters on issues in data science, will be held September 26th.
Ashwini’s keynote address is on grammaticalization paths, and Kate is co-presenting a paper on attitude predicates and role shift in ASL.
The three-year grant, titled “Language as a Window on Prehistory,” will support the work of the historical linguistics lab at Yale.
The three-year grant, titled “The Morphosyntax of Pronouns in North American English,” will support the work of the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project.
Steve was one of four invited speakers who each gave four 90-minute lectures. Slides and video for the symposium have now been posted online.
Claire Bowern co-edited the volume, and Steve Anderson and Ashwini Deo provided chapters on morphological and semantic/pragmatic change, respectively.
Congrats to Emily, who will be Visiting Assistant Professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College this fall!