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.
An article by Larry Horn appears in the second volume of The Best of Language Volume 2: 1956-1985.
Professor Larry Horn travels to UT Austin this week to address a workshop on systematic semantic change co-organized by our own Professor Ashwini Deo.
During Spring break (March 17-20), Professor Zanuttini visited Sewanee, The University of the South, as a part of a developing relationship between that school and Yale’s Grammatical Diversity Project.
Dr. Claire Bowern, along with colleagues Joyce McDonough and Katherine Kelliher have recently published a paper in the Journal of the International Phonetic Association.
Maria Piñango and Ashwini Deo, along with colleagues in Statistics and Probability and at the Yale Magnetic Resonance Research Center have been awarded an NSF grant.
On February 15, Stephen Anderson will be speaking in a session he has organized at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Gaja Jarosz, along with co-author (and former Yale Cognitive Science student) J. Alex Johnson has recently published a paper in the journal Language Learning and Development.
The most recent issue of Natural Language and Linguistic Theory contains a paper by Raffaella Zanuttini. With co-authors Miok Pak and Paul Portner, Dr. Zanuttini’s paper investigates the interpretive restrictions on the subjects of imperative, promissive, and exhortative sentences—what they call the “jussive” clause types.
Two of Yale’s linguists have papers in the most recent issue of Language, the Journal of the Linguistic Society of America. Claire Bowern’s work (with co-author Quentin Atkinson) uses Bayesian inference to propose divisions within the Pama-Nyungan language family of Australia, while Dennis Ryan Storoshenko (with co-author Chung-hye Han) argues for a novel account of the Korean anaphor caki, which has a 30-year history of conflicting analyses in the literature.
Friday, December 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Charles Nunn (Harvard EEB), Erich Round (UQ), and Claire Bowern (Yale)
The aim of the workshop is to present an overview of methods and showcase recent work in the area. More details will be provided a bit closer to the time.
We are pleased to announce that Professor Bowern will be giving a talk entitled “Serial Founder Effects in Genetics and Linguistics” in the anthropology department this Thursday at 5pm at 10 Sachem St, rm 105.