Month: April 2009

  • Florian Jaeger visiting next week

    T. Florian Jaeger (Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Univ. of Rochester) will be visiting next Thursday and Friday, May 7-8. He will be giving a talk in the Language, Cognition and Computation Workshop (abstract to come) on Friday at 3:30 in the Karen Landahl Center. He will also be giving two statistics tutorials: One (Thursday) on…

  • Lehr fellowship award

    Rachel Lehr has been awarded an AAUW dissertation fellowship for her dissertation, Pashai Grammar.  Rachel is in Afghanistan right now doing fieldwork on Pashai. Congratulations, Rachel!

  • More QP cheers

    …to Tommy Grano, who has successfully defended his second qualifying paper, “English Emotive Factive Verbs and the Semantics of Nonfinite Complementation.”  Excellent work, Tommy!

  • Yu at Stony Brook

    Alan Yu will be giving a colloquium at SUNY Stony Brook this Friday, May 1. The title of his talk is “Toward a rational account of channel bias.”

  • CLS 45 is here!

    The 45th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society starts tomorrow! The conference will be held at the International House from Thursday through Saturday. U of C students attend for free, so just go right to the “pre-registration check-in” table. All others can check in at the registration table. As you know, our theme this year…