UChicago at BLS 2016

December 2nd, 2015

Congratulations to UChicago Linguistics current students and alumni who will be presenting at BLS in 2016!

Emily Hanink

Jeff Geiger

Suwon Yoon (PhD, 2011)

Clara Cohen (BA, 2006)

Congratulations to Asia Pietraszko!

December 2nd, 2015

Congratulations to Asia Pietraszko for successfully defending her dissertation proposal on “The structure of complex verbal expressions in Ndebele”!

CLS52 Call for Papers

November 2nd, 2015

Find attached an updated Call for Abstracts for the 2016 CLS conference to take place April 21-23. The relevant information has been posted in the updated CLS webpage, http://chicagolinguisticsociety.org/, too.



CLS 52 Officers

CLS52 Call for Papers (PDF)

Congratulations to Arika Okrent

October 26th, 2015

Congratulations to Arika Okrent (PhD ’04), winner of the LSA Journalism Award this year! This means, for two years in a row, the winner of this award is from Chicago (last year’s winner was Ben Zimmer).


UChicago at the Amsterdam Colloquium

October 20th, 2015

Congratulations to the following linguistics graduate students who have had papers accepted for presentation at this year’s Amsterdam Colloquium:

  • Andrea Beltrama, “Totally tall sounds totally younger. From meaning composition to social perception”
  • Tim Grinsell, “An argument for vagueness with holes”
  • Patrick Munoz, “His name is ‘Socrates’ because that’s what he’s called: A model-theoretic account of name-bearing”

They will be joined by our friend from philosophy, Malte Willer, who will present his paper “Simplfying counterfactuals,” for a big Chicago presence at the AC. Congratulations to all!