Month: October 2010

  • Grano paper accepted

    ABD Tommy Grano has just had his paper, “Mandarin hen and Universal Markedness in Gradable Adjectives”, accepted for publication in the journal Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, so be on the lookout in a forthcoming issue. Way to go, Tommy!

  • Bane prospectus defense

    The results are in: Congratulations are due to Max Bane (5th year, now ABD), who successfully defended his dissertation proposal ‘Counting Grammars’ last Friday, October 3!

  • Welcome, new cohort!

    A warm welcome to this year’s cohort of PhD students! Here’s a brief introduction to the first-years: Andrea Beltrama was born and raised in Sondrio, in the Italian Alps. He earned his B.A. and MA in Linguistics at the University of Bologna, and, on his way to graduation, had a chance to spend two academic years…

  • 2010-11 colloquia

    Another year, another colloquium series: today kicks off our fantastic 2010-2011 lineup. Join us for Annika Herrmann’s talk (link to abstract found below) at 3:30 p.m. in Cobb 201; all are invited to Tea immediately following in the department lounge. Schedule for Autumn quarter October 7: Annika Herrmann, University of Göttingen The split nature of…