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Chicagoans heading for Berkeley this month

A number of U.Chicagoans will be giving papers at BLS36 this month (program with abstracts here), on a variety of topics including prosody, syntax, historical phonology and discourse.

Max Bane will be talking on “A Combinatoric Model of Variation in the English Dative Alternation”.

Andrew Dombrowski (Slavic/Ling.) will present his paper, “When is orthography not just orthography? The case of the Novgorod birchbark letters”.

James Slotta (Anthro./Ling.) is slated to present on ”Multifunctionality and inalienability: Propositional and discourse functions in Yopno possessive constructions”.

Morgan Sonderegger (Computer Science) will give a paper entitled “Testing for frequency and structural effects in an English stress shift”.

Great to see so many linguists representing so many departments. Good luck, all!

Posted by on February 3, 2010.

Categories: conferences, students

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