Archive for March, 2011

Bochnak to SULA

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Ryan Bochnak will present “Managing vagueness, imprecision and loose talk in Washo: the case of šemu” at SULA on May 5-7 at the University of Manchester.

Grano and Kennedy to SALT

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Tommy Grano will present “Mental action and event structure in the semantics of ‘try'” at SALT 21 to be held at Rutgers University on May 20 – May 22, 2011. Chris Kennedy is also one of the invited speakers.

Lee to Montreal

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Jackson Lee will be presenting “The (non-)blocking of non-TETU tonal overwriting in Cantonese attenuative reduplication” at the Phonology in the 21st Century: In Honor of Glyne Piggott conference at McGill University on May 7-9, 2011. Congrats!

More LSA fellowship news

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

In addition to Rebekah being named the Bloch Fellow, several other grad students (Andrea Beltrama, Jackson Lee, and Martina Martinovic) have also received LSA fellowships to attend the Linguistics Institute in Boulder, CO, this summer. Congrats to all!

Thomas Grano: Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

5th year PhD student Thomas Grano has been awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the next academic year. This is a national competition among students from all areas of the humanities. Congratulations, Tommy!