Yale linguistics graduate students Yao-Ying Lai and Rikker Dockum presented talks at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Rikker’s talk, “Tonal evidence in historical linguistics: Genetic signal or typological noise?” was based largely on his fieldwork of Khamti, a Tai language spoken in Myanmar and India.
Three Yale linguistics graduate students will present their research at SYNC 2015, an annual mini-conference among the linguistics departments at SUNY-Stony Brook, Yale, NYU, and the CUNY Graduate Center.
Ryan will present a talk “Algunas estructuras fonéticas de las vocales de kaqchikel de Sololá, Guatemala” at COLMEX on September 7.
Ashwini and Gaja gave talks at the 38th GLOW colloquium in Paris.
Ryan presented talks on Irish palatalization and prosodic smothering in Macedonian and Kaqchikel.
Phonology in the Northeast will take place Saturday, April 4th.