Professor Raffaella Zanuttini and Associate Professor Claire Bowern have recently written op-ed articles for a number of media outlets.
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 LSA Member Spotlight highlights the interests and accomplishments of Claire Bowern.
The conference, which features talks and posters on issues in data science, will be held September 26th.
The three-year grant, titled “Language as a Window on Prehistory,” will support the work of the historical linguistics lab at Yale.
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.
Welcome to Faruk Akkuʂ (Boğaziçi ’12, ’14), Parker Brody (Kentucky ’08, ’14), Martin Fuchs (Buenos Aires ’13), Chris Geissler (Swarthmore ’13), and Josh Phillips (UNSW ’11)!
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.
Her chapter is titled “Subgrouping in Nusa Tenggara: The case of Bima-Sumba.”
Papers by Gaja Jarosz, Claire Bowern, and Emily Gasser are now available online in this new open access conference proceedings.
We look forward to welcoming an international group of linguists to Yale to discuss the phonetics and phonology of indigenous languages spoken in Mexico and Central America.
Her talk was titled “Semantic effects of head movement in Negative Auxiliary Inversion constructions.”
Several members of the department will be giving talks, presenting posters, and receiving awards.
SYNC 2013 will be held this Saturday, 12/7, in room 208 of the Whitney Humanities Center.
The paper investigates the syntax of English verbal “rather,” noting its similarity to parasitic participle constructions found elsewhere in Germanic.
The conference, held this weekend at UConn, will feature a talk by Jim Wood and posters by Claire Bowern, Erich Round, and Raffaella Zanuttini.
Her paper, “Relatedness as a factor in language contact,” considers several aspects of language change and ways in which contact might interact with language relatedness.
We are delighted to have Rikker Dockum (Dartmouth ’07), Luke Lindemann (Pomona ’09), Patrick Patterson (Kansas ’13), and Matt Tyler (Cambridge ’13) join our department.
The conference will be April 4-6, 2014, with abstracts due November 4, 2013.
This weekend Steve Anderson will present a keynote address about birdsong and the human language faculty at the International Conference on Language and Cognition.
Positive anymore, drama so, needs washed, multiple modals, and negative concord are among the phenomena highlighted.
Yale Linguistics is happy to announce the promotions of Claire Bowern to Tenure, and Ashwini Deo and Gaja Jarosz to Associate Professor. Congratulations!
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.
Claire Bowern and Jason Zentz have published their paper Diversity in the Numeral Systems of Australian Languages in the current issue of Anthropological Linguistics.
E-Ching Ng recently gives a Singlish lesson to the Yale-NUS faculty at an event co-sponsored by ROJAK, a Yale-NUS faculty reading group, and the Malaysian and Singaporean Association (MASA).
This week, our PhD student will present a poster on her research into negative inversion in West Texas English at the 36th Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) colloquium in Lund.