Month: May 2009

  • Greg Kobele joins the U of C Linguistics Department

    We are pleased to announce that Greg Kobele will join the department as a Neubauer Family Assistant Professor. Greg is a syntactician and a computational linguist trained at UCLA. He has been Assistant Professor at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin since 2007. Greg will hold a joint-appointment in Linguistics and the Computation Institute. Welcome to Chicago, Greg!

  • Chicago undergrads going places!

    Several of our current and former linguistics undergrads will be heading to graduate schools this Fall. Eric Prendergast, who’s currently on a Fulbright fellowship researching in Macedonia, will be heading to Berkeley, joining fellow Chicago grads Clara Cohen and John Sylak in the Department of Linguistics. Eric Morley, who has been serving in the Peace […]

  • Final two weeks . . .

    . . . of the Workshop on Language, Cognition and Computation in the Karen Landahl Center (basement of Social Science). May 29 will be the final meeting for the academic year, so don’t miss your chance: May 22: Michael C. Frank (Brain Cog Sci, MIT) (Abstract below) What is the relationship between language and thought? Traditional approaches to […]

  • CLS 43 proceedings now available!

    Thanks to lots of hard work, back issues of CLS proceedings are catching up to date. We are very pleased to announce that the Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society have arrived! Congratulations to the editors, Malcolm Elliott, James Kirby, Osamu Sawada, Eleni Staraki, and Suwon Yoon on an excellent […]

  • CLS 45 says, Thanks!

    To commemorate this one-month mark after the closing of our fabulous CLS 45 conference, we’ve put up a summary page on the website so you can relive it. Be sure to check out the photo album, chock full of pictures from the conference and banquet, taken and compiled by our own Christina Weaver. Thanks again for helping us make […]