Their paper is titled “Eliminating rightward movement: Extraposition as flexible linearization of adjuncts.”
Postdocs & Lecturers
He will be assistant professor of philosophy beginning in August.
The chapter, coauthored with Einar Freyr Sigurðsson, is titled “Icelandic verbal agreement and pronoun-antecedent relations.”
Several members of the department will be giving talks, presenting posters, and receiving awards.
His paper is titled “Which judgments show weak exhaustivity? (And which don’t?).”
The essay argues that cognitive and computational approaches have a role to play in the study of culture.
The paper investigates the syntax of English verbal “rather,” noting its similarity to parasitic participle constructions found elsewhere in Germanic.
Kate, Diane Lillo-Martin, and Deborah Chen Pichler argue that the spoken English development of children with cochlear implants is not impaired by exposure to sign language.
The workshop will be held at UChicago on October 25-26.
The conference, held this weekend at UConn, will feature a talk by Jim Wood and posters by Claire Bowern, Erich Round, and Raffaella Zanuttini.
He was born September 25 to Jim Wood and Julia Istomina. Congratulations!
Kate is a postdoc in cognitive science who investigates the semantics/pragmatics interface and language acquisition through experimental work with sign languages.
This fall he is teaching Phonology I and Facets of Hebrew and Semitic Linguistics. In the spring, he will teach Language and Computation and a computational OT seminar.
The collection features excerpts from 35 seminal papers in generative syntax, providing background and questions for future research.
Positive anymore, drama so, needs washed, multiple modals, and negative concord are among the phenomena highlighted.
Lecturer Dennis Ryan Storoshenko will be presenting work related to the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project this week in Victoria, Canada.
Sabina Matyiku, Jim Wood, and Raffaella Zanuttini are traveling to the University of Iceland this week to present their papers at the 25th Scandinavian Conference on Linguistics.
A paper by Jim Wood, with co-author Einar Freyr Sigurðsson, Case alternations in Icelandic ‘get’-passives, appears in the most recent issue of the Nordic Journal of Linguistics.
Postdoc Jim Wood recently traveled to UPenn to present the paper Icelandic deverbal adjectives and case-alternations, on which Einar Freyr Sigurðsson is his co-author.
Two of Yale’s linguists have papers in the most recent issue of Language, the Journal of the Linguistic Society of America. Claire Bowern’s work (with co-author Quentin Atkinson) uses Bayesian inference to propose divisions within the Pama-Nyungan language family of Australia, while Dennis Ryan Storoshenko (with co-author Chung-hye Han) argues for a novel account of the Korean anaphor caki, which has a 30-year history of conflicting analyses in the literature.