October 2018 News

October 23, 2018
For the last few years, Yale linguistics participated in the New Haven Reads Spelling Bee. Last year, we were eliminated in the final round (with the Australian work quokka...
MIT linguistics building. CC BY-SA 3.0
October 19, 2018
Raffaella Zanuttini was an invited speaker at this year’s Workshop in Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 14), held at MIT October 19–21.
October 16, 2018
Jason has published an article in the Association for Laboratory Phonology’s journal and presented a talk at its annual meeting.
October 14, 2018
Graduate Student Sarah Babinski and Professor Claire Bowern recently published a paper on mergers and contextual probability in sound change in the journal Linguistics ...
Warren Cowgill, Indo-Europeanist and former Yale faculty member
October 12, 2018
The Linguistic Society of America has established a student bursary fund in memory of Warren Cowgill, a former member of our department. From the LSA’s statement:
October 12, 2018
The pilot ASL language program has been a success, and the ASL language program has been made permanent. In the Linguistics Department will hire a lector in ASL for a three-...
October 10, 2018
Recordings of the Sign Languages and the Mind panel held last month have now been fully captioned and released. The video is available in two parts on the Yale University...