Prof. Maria Piñango gave a plenary talk at a conference in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain. Her talk focused on ‘mismatches’ as context construal demands and described recent lab work on child language acquisition and semantic change in the Spanish copulas estar and ser.
The MERIT award will support Kenneth’s research on reading and reading disabilities for five to ten years.
The Department of Linguistics recently held a symposium celebrating the retirement of Professor Emeritus Steve Anderson.
Several current and former members of our department will be taking part in the annual meeting of the LSA and its sister societies, held this year in Austin, TX.
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.
She is at a heritage language acquisition workshop in Tromsø, Norway, presenting joint work with Ashwini Deo and Maria Piñango.
The paper examines the language performance of deaf adults who were not exposed to a sign language until later in life.
Professor Raffaella Zanuttini and Associate Professor Claire Bowern have recently written op-ed articles for a number of media outlets.
Several members of the department will be giving talks, presenting posters, and receiving awards.
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.
Kate is a postdoc in cognitive science who investigates the semantics/pragmatics interface and language acquisition through experimental work with sign languages.
Shira will travel to Berlin next week to present “A Computational Model of General Rule Learning with Unnatural Classes” at CogSci 2013.
Bob Frank, with Don Mathis and Bill Badecker, has published a paper entitled The Acquisition of Anaphora by Simple Recurrent Networks in the journal Language Acquisition.
Yale Linguistics is happy to announce the promotions of Claire Bowern to Tenure, and Ashwini Deo and Gaja Jarosz to Associate Professor. Congratulations!
A paper by Gaja Jarosz, Learning with hidden structure in Optimality Theory and Harmonic Grammar: beyond Robust Interpretive Parsing, appears in the current issue of Phonology.
This week, the senior undergraduate students in the department begin their final project presentations as they get set for graduation.
Gaja Jarosz, along with co-author (and former Yale Cognitive Science student) J. Alex Johnson has recently published a paper in the journal Language Learning and Development.