Prof. Giannakidou Announced as 10th Annual PLA Symposium Keynote Speaker

April 1st, 2015

The Purdue Linguistics Association will be hosting its 10th Annual Symposium on April 10th and 11th. They are a regional symposium that highlights the work of exceptional undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate linguists. In addition to presentations from students representing a diversity of research topics in linguistics, they will have a special session titled ‘Scalar and Non-scalar Negative Polarity Items: Prosody, Syntax, and Semantics’ presented by Dr. Anastasia Giannakidou of the University of Chicago. Please visit their website [] for a detailed program.

Please feel free to email with any questions.

Dates: April 10th – 11th
Location: Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Congratulations Rafael!

April 1st, 2015

Congratulations to Rafael Abramovitz for the award of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship this year!

HSA Lecture Series: Greek Language and Bilingualism

March 30th, 2015

Professor Anastasia Giannakidou will be giving a lecture on Greek language and bilingualism on Wednesday, April 1st, 6:00pm in Harper 140.  Please refer to the Greek Biligualism Lecture Ad for more details.

Chicago Linguists at WCCFL 33

March 12th, 2015

WCCFL is just around the corner and two Chicagoans will be presenting their work there:

  • Andrea Beltrama (U of Chicago). Flat-out metalinguistic. Extreme degree modification as speaker’s preference evaluation
  • Julian Grove (U of Chicago). Semantic Layers in DP

Way to go!

Congratulations, Tim!

March 11th, 2015

Tim Grinsell has been awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2015-16 to complete his doctoral dissertation “Semantic Indecision.” Well done, Tim!