Archive for October, 2007

CLS 44 Call for Papers

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

CLS44 will be held April 24-26, 2008. This year’s conference will include a main session on modeling language evolution, a general linguistics session, and three parasessions: non-truth conditional facets of meaning, code switching and non-verbal communication. Session descriptions and submission information can be found at http://humanities.uchicago.edu/orgs/cls/call.html.

Adam Baker at 2007 Amsterdam Colloquium

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Adam Baker will present “Discourse coherence and VP ellipsis with split antecedents” at the 2007 Amsterdam Colloquium, one of the most prestigious conferences in semantics. Well done, Adam!

Chris Kennedy at the Chicago Humanities Festival

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Chris Kennedy will be an expert panelist in a post-performance panel discussion of two short plays, written by Don DeLillo and Tanya Saracho, and staged as part of this year’s Chicago Humanities Festival. The topic of the Festival this year is ‘The Climate of Concern’, and all of the events take on the issue of global environmental and ecological disruption. For more info, visit http://www.chfestival.org/festival/index.cfm?fa=home.program&id=1950&sec=adult.

Nikki Adams’ QP defense

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Nikki Adams successfully defended her QP, “Passivization and object marking in Zulu: High vs. low applicatives and agreement vs. pronominal object markers”. Congratulations!

Jason Stanley Colloquium

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

The Department of Linguistics presents

Jason Stanley

Rutgers University

Knowing How in Romance

October 18, Thursday, 3pm, Cobb 201