Month: December 2009
Happy holidays from BLING
We’ll be on hiatus for the next few weeks, enjoying winter and its holidays (traditional and academic!). Have a great one!
CK in HK
Last week, Chris Kennedy was out of the department—and the country—to give a four-part lecture series on “Vagueness and Comparison” (abstracts), kindly hosted by the Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages at Chinese University, Hong Kong. Thanks for the photo, Chris!
McNabb co-authors two new papers
Yaron McNabb has just had two articles based on research done with colleagues at Northwestern University published: “Distinguishing the Said from the Implicated Using a Novel Experimental Paradigm” was published in Semantics and Pragmatics: From Experiment to Theory, and was written with Meredith Larson, Ryan Doran, Rachel Baker, Matthew Berends, Alex Djalali, and Gregory Ward. “On the Non-Unified Nature of […]
Kuzmack’s work contributes to new book
Stefanie Kuzmack‘s research on the English suffix –ish has been used in Muriel Norde’s new book, Degrammaticalization (Oxford U. Press). In fact, there’s a subsection of a chapter based on her work. Check it out!
Ilya Yakubovich (PhD 2008) continues to live in Chicago and contribute to scholarship as much as his schedule allows him. In April 2009, his paper “Hittite-Luvian Bilingualism and the Origin of Anatolian Hieroglyphs” was awarded Oliver Gurney Memorial Prize for the best paper in Anatolian Studies written by a junior scholar. In October 2009, he defended his second dissertation “Studies in […]