Month: October 2015

  • Congratulations to Arika Okrent

    Congratulations to Arika Okrent (PhD ’04), winner of the LSA Journalism Award this year! This means, for two years in a row, the winner of this award is from Chicago (last year’s winner was Ben Zimmer).

  • UChicago at the Amsterdam Colloquium

    Congratulations to the following linguistics graduate students who have had papers accepted for presentation at this year’s Amsterdam Colloquium: Andrea Beltrama, “Totally tall sounds totally younger. From meaning composition to social perception” Tim Grinsell, “An argument for vagueness with holes” Patrick Munoz, “His name is ‘Socrates’ because that’s what he’s called: A model-theoretic account of name-bearing” They will […]

  • Congratulations Zach!

    Congratulations to Zach Hebert, who has successfully completed his first QP: “Phonological Complexity in the British Sign Language Lexicon.”

  • Linguistics at UChicago Humanities Day

    The University of Chicago’s Humanities Day is October 17th, and the Department of Linguistics has several faculty members who will be presenting. Due to space limitations, please register at to reserve your seat now! [SESSION 1 9:30-10:30 A.M.] Jason Merchant  How to write around the world (And which ways are best) From Sumeria, Egypt, […]

  • Congratulations to Tamara Vardomskaya

    Congratulations to Tamara Vardomskaya who successfully defended her dissertation proposal “Subjectivity and Shared Evidence” on October 7, 2015, and has now advanced to candidacy.