Congratulations Emily!

May 19th, 2015

Congratulations to Emily Hanink for ably defending her second qualifying paper: “Discourse, familiarity, and the German: Definite Article”.

Gut gemacht!

Assistant Professors featured in Tableau Magazine

May 12th, 2015

Assistant professors Greg Kobele, Itamar Francez, Yaroslav Gorbachov, and Ming Xiang bring modern touches to linguistics’ traditional focus.  Please visit http://tableau.uchicago.edu/articles/2015/04/native-knowledge to read the article “Native Knowledge” in Tableau magazine.

Grinsell awarded Mellon/ACLS fellowship

April 28th, 2015

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

Kennedy won teaching award

April 28th, 2015
A big congratulations to our beloved chair, Chris Kennedy, who has been selected as a winner of the Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. The award will be presented to Chris at the Spring Quarter Convocation on Saturday, June 13, 2015, during the Humanities Division’s diploma and hooding ceremony. Congratulations, Chris! Well-deserved!

 

Baglini defended dissertation

April 28th, 2015

Congratulation to Rebekah Baglini, who gave an engaging and successful defense of her dissertation “Stative Predication and Semantic Ontology: A Cross-linguistic Study” earlier today! Her committee includes Chris, Itamar and Lenore. Job well done, Rebekah!