PhD candidate Jason Zentz presented his paper Partial Wh-Movement in Shona: A Hybrid Wh-Question Formation Strategy at the 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL).
Graduate student Rikker Dockum has been awarded a three-year fellowship by the National Science Foundation through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Phonology in the Northeast will take place Saturday, April 4th.
Several members of the department will give talks, present posters, and receive awards.
The profile focuses on Jason’s work on wh-questions in Bantu languages.
The talk is titled “Imperatives, relative clauses, and Old Romance subordination: Some considerations from Latin.”
The paper, titled “Learning General Phonological Rules From Distributional Information: A Computational Model,” appears in the journal Cognitive Science.