Jim Wood and Catarina Soares their paper “Prepositional Infinitives in European Portuguese as Voice Alternations” in Palermo, Italy, on May 26th.
Raffaella Zanuttini publishes new work highlighting previously unnoticed restrictions on indexical elements.
Veneeta Dayal will deliver the Annual Henry and Teresa Biggs lecture at Washington University, St. Louis, MO on April 1, 2022. She will be speaking on “Genericity and (In)definiteness: A Cross-linguistic Perspective”. In this talk, Dayal acknowledges that understandng of genericity and (in)definiteness are largely shaped by how these concpets are understood from an English language perspective, being the language in which these concepts were first studied.
Shaw’s article looks at micro-prosody as the study of duration and timing of speech events. Shaw presents a frameowrk to illustrate patterns of micro-prosody across languages. The framework presented in this paper is also intened to offer effective tools for phonetic documentation, and considers how micro-prosody relates to other levels of phonoloigcal structure and types of data that can infer aspects of micro-prosody. The article can be accessed at the link below.