Archive for March, 2008

Guru Merchant at UMass

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Want to be enlightened? Jason Merchant will be at UMass, Amherst for the next three weeks, serving as the visiting “syntax guru”.

Chris Kennedy in Paris this April

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Chris Kennedy will be a keynote speaker at the Vagueness and Language Use conference at the École Normale SupĂ©rieure in Paris. He will talk about “Vagueness and Comparison“.

Adjectives and Adverbs Published!

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Adjectives and Adverbs: Syntax, Semantics and Discourse“, a volume that Louise McNally and Chris Kennedy edited for the Oxford University Press, has just came out. The website for everyone who wants to rush out and get a copy is:

Amy Dahlstrom on the Importance of Meskwaki

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Amy Dahlstrom is an invited speaker at the Meskwaki symposium this Saturday. She will be talking about “The Importance of Language and the Importance of Meskwai”.

Jasmin Urban to Tunisia

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Jasmin Urban has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Tunis, Tunisia this summer. Way to go, Jasmin!