The event, a fundraiser for New Haven Reads, is 7-9pm (doors open at 6) on Friday, October 21, at the Yale School of Management.
Postdocs & Lecturers
The paper examines whether classroom second-language instruction results in improvement in Japanese vowel duration contrast discrimination.
Tomorrow, lecturer Hadas Kotek is giving a talk, undergraduate alumna Maria Kouneli is presenting a paper, and former faculty member Gaja Jarosz is delivering a plenary talk.
Her paper is titled “Covert partial wh-movement and the nature of derivations.”
Members of our department traveled all over the world for summer institutes, conferences, and fieldwork, and we hosted several visiting undergraduate researchers on campus.
This year, Hadas will be teaching Semantics I & II, a seminar on questions and focus, and a freshman seminar. Her work focuses on the semantics/pragmatics interface.
Three Yale linguists presented at the West Coast Conference of Formal Linguistics (WCCFL34), held at the University of Utah on April 29-May 1, 2016. Graduate student Matt Tyler and postdoctoral associate Jim Wood delivered a joint presentation, “The ‘Have Yet To’ construction: a micro-comparative acco
A number of Yale linguists presented at PLC 40, the Penn Linguistics Colloquium at the University of Pennsylvania:
Ryan Bennett will present work on Kaqchikel phonetics and phonology. Ryan Kasak is presenting on Siouan templatic morphology.
Members of the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project (YGDP) have published an article in the journal American Speech titled, “The Southern dative presentative meets Mechanical Turk.” The article explores a unqiue syntactic structure found in some dialects of English, and was co-authored by Yale linguistics lecturer Jim Wood, professor emeritus
YGDP was featured in articles in the Boston Globe, the Columbus Dispatch, and on Slate’s Lexicon Valley blog.
The book gives an overview of argument structure alternations in Icelandic.
The paper examines the language performance of deaf adults who were not exposed to a sign language until later in life.
Several members of the department will give talks, present posters, and receive awards.
The article, titled “Reflexive -st verbs in Icelandic”, appears in the latest issue of Natural Language & Linguistic Theory.
The conference will feature two talks by Kate Davidson, a talk by Jim Wood, and a poster by Jim Wood and Raffaella Zanuttini.
The lecture, titled “Sound Symbolism in Australian Languages: Phonetic Iconicity Re-examined,” will be given at the Dartmouth College Linguistics Department on Thursday, October 16th.
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 paper is titled “‘Get’-passives and case alternations: The view from Icelandic.”
The paper is titled “Geography and spatial analysis in historical linguistics.”
The three-year grant, titled “The Morphosyntax of Pronouns in North American English,” will support the work of the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project.
The paper investigates the distinction between symmetric and asymmetric dative-nominative verbs in Icelandic by examining their behavior when embedded under láta ‘let/make’.
Edited by Raffaella Zanuttini and Larry Horn, the volume includes a chapter by Jim Wood and one by Raffaella Zanuttini and Judy Bernstein.
The conference focuses on the semantics of underrepresented languages of the Americas.
They perform statistical analyses of sound-meaning correspondences in 120 languages of Australia.