Month: September 2010

  • Welcome, Ming Xiang

    Meet our newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Ming Xiang. Dr. Xiang was born and raised in China, Hubei Province, on the southern bank of Yangtzi River. She is broadly interested in the relationship between language and cognition. Her recent work focuses on syntax and semantics processing at the sentence level. She is currently setting up a […]

  • Promotion news

    Congratulations are due to Jason Merchant, who was promoted to the rank of full Professor on July 1!

  • Job news: Osamu Sawada

    We’re very proud of recent PhD Osamu Sawada (2010), who has accepted a permanent position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities and Faculty of Humanities, Law and Economics at Mie University, one of the national universities in Japan.  He will begin teaching Intro to Linguistics and a course on meaning and communication in […]

  • Recent conference appearances

    On Saturday, September 4, Chris Kennedy participated in a workshop in Stuttgart on Dynamics in Semantics, Pragmatics and Logic, which was held to honor Professor Hans Kamp on the occasion of his 70th birthday.  His presentation was called “Vagueness and Imprecision: Meaning and Use”. On Saturday, September 11, Peter Klecha presented his paper “Optional and […]

  • New faces around the department

    Beginning this quarter and through Winter, we’re pleased to have Yusuke Kubota (OSU, PhD 2010) join the department on a postdoctoral fellowship provided by the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science. He will be working with Chris Kennedy, investigating aspectual composition in Japanese. For those who hang around the Karen Landahl Center, you’ll be […]