The two graduate students spoke about syntax in Choctaw and prosody in Southern East Cree, respectively.
Conferences & Presentations
María Piñango, Martín Fuchs, and Sara Sánchez-Alonso discussed their results on variation and change in Spanish with Ashwini Deo of the Ohio State University.
Results on syntax and phonology by Jim Wood, Matt Tyler, and Yiding Hao were showcased at the Penn Linguistics Conference in March.
Raffaella Zanuttini, Jim Wood, and Jason Zentz spoke to the Center for Teaching and Learning on the pernicious effects of linguistic prejudice and ways to combat it.
Sixteen presentations and posters from current and former Yale faculty and students were showcased at the annual meeting of the LSA.
Claire and Rikker showcased their results from the Pama-Nyungan Laboratory at the Association for Linguistic Typology.
At a workshop honoring Liliane Haegeman, Raffaella discussed her research on presentatives.
Sarah traveled to Montreal to speak about stress assignment in Southern East Cree.
Bob Frank visited the University of Leipzig to attend a dissertation defense and speak about sluicing.
Rikker talked about how tonal systems change over time, using statistical analysis on a large dataset he compiled to identify a strong phylogenetic signal.
Scholars from a wide range of institutions and disciplines came to Yale to discuss the cognitive foundations of variation and change in meaning.
Claire spoke about how she applies methods from computational phylogenetics to study the history of the Pama-Nyungan languages.
Jim presented an analysis of extended benefactives, part of the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project’s ongoing research on morphosyntactic microvariation.
The lecture is given each year by a Dartmouth alum who is currently engaged in linguistics research or related work.
Raffaella spoke about joint work with Jim Wood on the syntactic structure of presentatives.
Results on TAG parsing and finite-state Optimality Theory were presented at TAG+, FSMNLP, and EMNLP.
Yale-affiliated linguists showcased seven different presentations—more than any other university.
Professor Raffaella Zanuttini and Assistant Professor Jim Wood presented research from the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project at Dartmouth College and Virginia Tech.
Kevin Tang gave invited talks at three venues, presenting joint work with Ryan Bennett, John Harris, and Andrew Nevins on speech production.
The Department of Linguistics recently held a symposium celebrating the retirement of Professor Emeritus Steve Anderson.