Claire Bowern and lab members (including Juhyae Kim and Sam Lopez) have been working with Toby Adams and Kullilli community members of language support. They have been writing language lessons and working on the Kullilli dictionary. This work was recently featured in an article written by Maddelin McCosker for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s news.
Alexa Braren has now been working at Yale for 45 years, and has been recognized for her long service by the university. President Salovey has published a message congratulating those who have worked for more than 25 years at Yale. A passage describing Alexa’s achievments in particular can be found on page 10 of the Yale Long-Service Recognition Yearbook for 2020.
The Yale linguistics department is well-represented at the coming Annual Meeting of the LSA, January 2-5, 2020 in New Orleans. But apart from the many current members of the department who will be attending, we are also hoping to connect with previous department members. A meet-up will be organized, with more information below: