Month: March 2009

  • Alrenga to be Assistant Professor at Boston University

    Post-doc Pete Alrenga has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in semantics at Boston University. Congratulations, Pete!

  • Fun, fun, fun: QP Fest next week

    Mark your calendar! This year’s QP-Fest will take place on March 16-17. The tentative program is as follows: March 16 (Location: Harper 140) 1-1:30 Christina Weaver: Negation in Luganda 1:30-2 Nassira Nicola: Information Status and Sentence Structure in Home Sign 2-2:30 Arum Kang: The Role of Prosody in Semantic/Syntactic Disambiguation in Korean Break   3-3:30…

  • CLS 45: Get it while it’s hot

    We’re proud to announce our program for the upcoming CLS 45 Conference, April 16-18, 2009, is now available. The program can be found on our website . On the site you can also find pre-registration information; you can now pre-register online (payment must be mailed or hand-delivered by March 31). Registration is free to currently enrolled U of C students…

  • Keren Rice Colloquium Thursday

    University of Chicago Linguistics Colloquium Keren Rice, University of Toronto What determines morpheme order in the Athapaskan verb? March 5, 3:30-5:00pm, Cobb 201 Abstract: The surface order of morphemes in the verb word of Athapaskan languages has traditionally been considered to be idiosyncratic, stipulated by a template. In Rice 2000 I argued that what I…

  • King to TULCon

    Ed King, one of our many talented undergraduates, will be presenting “Generation Effects on Vowel Production in Latvian-English Bilinguals in Chicago” at the Toronto Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (TULCon), March 27-29, 2009.