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.
Ryan Bennett and his co-author Robert Henderson have published their paper “Accent in Uspanteko” in the current issue of Natural Language & Linguistic Theory (NLLT).
Four of our faculty members will be representing Yale at the 19th International Congress of Linguists (ICL/CIL) in Geneva next week.
Positive anymore, drama so, needs washed, multiple modals, and negative concord are among the phenomena highlighted.
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!
Claire Bowern’s grammar of Bardi will be awarded an honorable mention by the Association for Linguistic Typology.
Assistant Professor Ashwini Deo has received the National Science Foundation’s CAREER grant, the Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty.
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.
Today, Larry Horn will be delivering a keynote address Exhaustivity and focus: semantics or pragmatics? at a Brown University mini-conference on the semantics-pragmatics boundary.
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.
A paper co-authored by Raffaella Zanuttini (with Cecilia Poletto), Emphasis as reduplication: Evidence from sì che/no che sentences appears in the current issue of Lingua.
Claire Bowern and Jason Zentz have published their paper Diversity in the Numeral Systems of Australian Languages in the current issue of Anthropological Linguistics.