Author Archive

Cisneros awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Congratulations to Carlos Cisneros, who has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! His project is titled “Mixtec Wh-words as NPIs and FCIs”. Great job, Carlos!

Yoon joins UT Arlington!

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Congratulations to Suwon Yoon (PhD, 2011), who will join the Department of Linguistics & TESOL at UT Arlington this coming Fall as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Congratulations, Suwon!

Beltrama and Xiang at PLC 37

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Andrea Beltrama and Ming Xiang presented “Rescuing exists! An experimental study on island violations and resumptive pronouns in Italian” at the Penn Linguistic Colloquium last weekend. Suwon Yoon (PhD, 2011) also presented “Main Clause Phenomena at the Syntax-Semantics Interface” there!

 

Bochnak in IJAL

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Ryan Bochnak‘s paper, Limited noun incorporation in Washo, co-authored with Alice Rhomieux (née Lemieux, MA 2009), has recently been published in the International Journal of American Linguistics. Congratulations, Ryan and Alice!

Coppess and Singerman received LSA fellowships

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Emily Coppess and Adam Singerman have been awarded fellowships by the LSA to attend the upcoming LSA Summer Institute at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Congratulations!

Arregi named associate editor of Language

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Karlos Arregi has been named an associate editor of the flagship journal of the LSA, Language. Congratulations, Karlos!

Baglini and Francez at WCCFL 31

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Rebekah Baglini and Itamar Francez presented at WCCFL 31 recently:

  • Rebekah Baglini. Deriving target and resultant states
  • Rebekah Baglini and Itamar Francez. The implications of managing

Our alum, Mitcho Erlewine (B.A./M.A. 2007) was there as well!

 

Chicagoans head to BLS

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Several Chicago linguists are presenting at the 39th annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Congratulations to all!

  • Dorothea Hoffmann: Mapping words and mapping worlds: Frames of Reference in MalakMalak
  • Martina Martinovic: The topic-comment structure in copular sentences: evidence from Wolof
  • Chieu Nguyen: Quantification in the left periphery: the duality of universal quantification and contrastive focus in Vietnamese
  • Seyda Özçalıskan & Susan Goldin- Meadow: How speaking shapes the native language of gesture in describing motion

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