Archive for April, 2012

Alumnus update: Harris joins Pomona College

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Jesse Harris (BA/MA 2002) joins the Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Pomona College as an assistant professor this year. Congratulations, Jesse!

Sonderegger goes to McGill University

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Morgan Sonderegger has accepted a position of assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics at the McGill University in Montreal, Canada. The position starts in August, 2012.

Congratulations, Morgan!


Linglunch on April 11

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Linglunch will feature two presentations on Wednesday, April 11 at noon down in the Landahl Center:

12.00 Andrea Beltrama – Italian-issimo: intensification at the semantic/pragmatics interface

12.30 Julia Thomas and Tim Grinsell – ‘Finna’ as a Socially Meaningful Quasi-Modal in African American English

Chatzopoulou gave two talks in March

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Aikaterini Chatzopoulou presented “Renewal and inertia in the history of Greek negation” at Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS 2012) on March 8th and “Jespersen’s Cycle Redefined” at the Penn Linguistics Colloquium on March 24.

CLS program announced

Monday, April 9th, 2012

The tentative program of CLS 48, which will take place on April 19-21, is now available.