On Thursday, July 23rd, Matt Tyler successfully defended his PhD dissertation. The defense, which was held virtually on Zoom, presented Matt’s dissertation entitled Argument Structure and Argument-Marking in Choctaw, supervised by Jim Wood. The committee members were Raffaella Zanuttini, Bob Frank, and Aaron Broadwell. Congratulations, Matt!
Yale’s Linguistics Department, in conjunction with Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Office of Student Development and Diversity (OGSDD) hosted a free webinar for prospective graduate students. Students and faculty from the department discussed the admissions process, life in the department, research opportunities, and living in New Haven. The webinar was recorded and is now available for later viewing here.
Sean’s dissertation, supervised by Professor Raffaella Zanuttini, investigates the accusativus cum infinitivo construction in Latin.
Faculty members Claire Bowern, María Piñango, and Jim Wood and PhD candidate Rikker Dockum will be holding a panel discussion on the issue of reproducibility.
Graduate students from Stony Brook University, NYU, and CUNY came to Yale University’s main campus in New Haven, Connecticut.
The 2017 Stony Brook–Yale–NYU–CUNY conference will be held at Yale’s Dunham Laboratory.
Scholars from a wide range of institutions and disciplines came to Yale to discuss the cognitive foundations of variation and change in meaning.