Want to be enlightened? Jason Merchant will be at UMass, Amherst for the next three weeks, serving as the visiting “syntax guru”.
Archive for March, 2008
“Adjectives and Adverbs: Syntax, Semantics and Discourse“, a volume that Louise McNally and Chris Kennedy edited for the Oxford University Press, has just came out. The website for everyone who wants to rush out and get a copy is:
Amy Dahlstrom is an invited speaker at the Meskwaki symposium this Saturday. She will be talking about “The Importance of Language and the Importance of Meskwai”.
Jasmin Urban has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Tunis, Tunisia this summer. Way to go, Jasmin!
Nikki Adams successfully defended her dissertation proposal on “The Internal Arguments of the Zulu Ditransitive” on March 31. Congratulations, Nikki!
There will be a special colloquium next Friday from Enoch Aboh of the University of Amsterdam and MIT. The title of the talk is “A Typology of Adpositions” and you can find the abstract here:
The talk will be held at the normal colloquium time in the normal colloquium location (3:30 in the CSL)
The Semiotics Workshop: Culture in Context & Workshop on US Locations are pleased to announce:
“Language Use at Sandia Pueblo: Ideologies, Revitalization and Institutionalization”
Discussants: Elise Kramer & Gabe Tusinski (Anthropology)
Tuesday March 11th (Note, this workshop is on a Tuesday)
Haskell Hall, Room Mezz 102
The paper for this workshop is available by request. For a copy, please email Gabe Tusinski (firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Elina Hartikainen (email@example.com).