Aikaterini Chatzopoulou presented “Renewal and inertia in the history of Greek negation” at Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS 2012) on March 8th and “Jespersen’s Cycle Redefined” at the Penn Linguistics Colloquium on March 24.
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The Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA) will take place at the University of Chicago on March 9-11 in Ida Noyes Hall. In addition to the general session, there will be a special themed session focus on information structure as well as a round table discussion with the invited speakers on the role of youths in language revitalization efforts. Due to generous financial support from various funding sources, there is no registration for this conference. Everyone is invited!
The workshop schedule can be found here: http://sites.google.com/site/wscla17/.
Several Chicago linguists will be presenting at WCCFL 30 at UC Santa Cruz!
- Peter Alrenga (former post doc, now at Boston University), Chris Kennedy, and Jason Merchant: A New Standard of Comparison
- Jesse Harris (BA/MA 2003, now Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Pomona College)On the Semantics of Domain Adjectives in English
- Steve Sanpietro, Ming Xiang, Jason Merchant: Syntax, Semantics, and Discourse in Ellipsis: Accounting for Voice Mismatch
Great job y’all!
Several Chicago linguists will be heading to Ohio State in March to present at the Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics:
- Jackson Lee: Representation of contour tone in Cantonese
- Holman Tse (MA, 2007): Lexical tone effects on voice onset time in Cantonese
Alan Yu is one of the invited speakers. His talk is titled “Determinants of Cantonese syllable wellformedness.”
Julia Thomas and Jackson Lee will be presenting at the Penn Linguistics Colloquium on March 23-25.
- Julia Thomas, Holly Craig and S. Hensel: “A look at copula usage in school-age AAE speakers”
- Jackson Lee: “The representation of contour tones in Cantonese”
Rebekah Baglini and Michael Erlewine (BA, MA, 2007) will present at the 35th GLOW Colloquium to be held on March 28-30, 2012, at the University of Potsdam.
- Rebekah Baglini: Reduced clausal structure in comparatives: Evidence from Wolof
- Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine: Association with traces and thecopy theory of movement
On Feb 11-12, several U of C linguists will be presenting at BLS 38:
- Rebekah Baglini: Reduced clausal structure in comparatives: evidence from Wolof
- Andrew Dombrowski: Multiple relative marking in 19th century West Rumelian Turkish
- Matthew Faytak (BA, 2011): Logical sonority scales and turbulence in fricative-vowel languages
- Jackson Lee: The representation of contour tones in Cantonese
In addition to these student presenters, our very own Victor Friedman is one of the invited speakers. His talk is titled “Languages are Wealth: The Sprachbund as Linguistic Capital”.