Ashwini’s keynote address is on grammaticalization paths, and Kate is co-presenting a paper on attitude predicates and role shift in ASL.
The three-year grant, titled “Language as a Window on Prehistory,” will support the work of the historical linguistics lab at Yale.
The three-year grant, titled “The Morphosyntax of Pronouns in North American English,” will support the work of the Yale Grammatical Diversity Project.
Steve was one of four invited speakers who each gave four 90-minute lectures. Slides and video for the symposium have now been posted online.
Claire Bowern co-edited the volume, and Steve Anderson and Ashwini Deo provided chapters on morphological and semantic/pragmatic change, respectively.
Congrats to Emily, who will be Visiting Assistant Professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College this fall!
Edited by Raffaella Zanuttini and Larry Horn, the volume includes a chapter by Jim Wood and one by Raffaella Zanuttini and Judy Bernstein.
They perform statistical analyses of sound-meaning correspondences in 120 languages of Australia.
Their paper is titled “Eliminating rightward movement: Extraposition as flexible linearization of adjuncts.”
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.
Our seniors will be presenting their senior essays in April and graduating in May!
These students will solve linguistics puzzles, hoping to earn a place on the US team at the International Linguistics Olympiad.
The article challenges the view that rhythmic phonotactics in Huariapano (an extinct Panoan language of Peru) provides evidence for multiple layers of metrical parsing.
Several members of the department will be giving talks, presenting posters, and receiving awards.
The workshop, called “Can there be a Hilbert List of Syntax (yet)?”, is organized by the IUSS Center for Neurocognition and Theoretical Syntax in Pavia.
Gaja Jarosz will present a talk, and Shira Calamaro, Claire Bowern, and Emily Gasser will present posters.
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.
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.
His chapter provides an overview of Tree Adjoining Grammar within the context of modern generative approaches to syntax.
Speakers for the Oct. 17 workshop include Magdalena Kaufmann, Shigeru Miyagawa, Miok Pak, Paul Portner, and Raffaella Zanuttini.
This week he is presenting two talks on non-concatenative morphology in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
The conference will be April 4-6, 2014, with abstracts due November 4, 2013.
The collection features excerpts from 35 seminal papers in generative syntax, providing background and questions for future research.
Slides for her course on language documentation methodology are now available online.
This weekend Steve Anderson will present a keynote address about birdsong and the human language faculty at the International Conference on Language and Cognition.