Historical Linguist Claire Bowern was one of the contributing experts on WNYC’s postcast RadioLab, in their “Asking for a Friend” segment. She, along with Wilbur Cross Medalist and Yale Alum Sally Thomason, answered questions about how far back in time one can go to find a word that is unchanged, that would be understandable to people far in the past.
Jason is now responsible for overseeing review processes for academic departments as well as ladder faculty tenure and appointments.
Sixteen presentations and posters from current and former Yale faculty and students were showcased at the annual meeting of the LSA.
Claire and Rikker showcased their results from the Pama-Nyungan Laboratory at the Association for Linguistic Typology.
Jim Wood, Matt Barros, and Matt Tyler presented two talks and a poster.
Results on TAG parsing and finite-state Optimality Theory were presented at TAG+, FSMNLP, and EMNLP.
The award is given to the best paper presented at the annual conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences.
Several current and former members of our department will be taking part in the annual meeting of the LSA and its sister societies, held this year in Austin, TX.
We are delighted to have Sarah Babinski (Swarthmore ’16), Yiding Hao (UChicago ’15), Dan Schwennicke (Oxford ’16), and Andy Zhang (Yale ’15) join our department.
Several members of the department will give talks, present posters, and receive awards.
They perform statistical analyses of sound-meaning correspondences in 120 languages of Australia.
Several members of the department will be giving talks, presenting posters, and receiving awards.
The conference, held this weekend at UConn, will feature a talk by Jim Wood and posters by Claire Bowern, Erich Round, and Raffaella Zanuttini.
The Yale University Linguistics Department was pleased to welcome back to campus its distinguished alumna Sally Thomason ‘68 (Linguistics PhD) University of Michigan. Professor Thomason was honored by the Yale Graduate School with its Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal. To make the occasion, Professor Thomason gave a talk on her work (see title and abstract below) on Thursday, October 11th, 2012.
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.