Tentative CLS 51 Schedule

March 4th, 2015

Dear Chicago Linguists,

CLS 51 is pleased to share with you all the tentative schedule for the upcoming conference. The attached PDF is the tentative schedule and includes session titles, session members, paper titles, and invited speaker slots. Of course, this schedule is tentative, so the schedule may shift around a bit. Nevertheless, we wanted to share with all of you our exciting spread of talks!

CLS 51 Officers

Ksenia Ershova, Josh Falk, Jeff Geiger, Zach Hebert, Robert Lewis, Patrick Munoz, Jacob Phillips, Betsy Pillion


Alumnus Update

March 3rd, 2015

Fang Liu (PhD 2009) has been offered and accepted the position of Lecturer in Psycholinguistics  (= Assistant Professor in US terms) at the Department of Linguistics at the University of Essex in England.

Congratulations Rebekah!

March 2nd, 2015

Congratulations to Rebekah Baglini, who has been offered a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for two (and possibly three) years of research in the Department of Linguistics at Stanford University.

30th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

February 23rd, 2015

The University of Chicago is hosting the CGSW30 May 22-23, 2015.  The preliminary program is available here and registration is free for UChicago Linguistics students.  Hope to see you there!

Chicago Linguists at BLS

January 13th, 2015

Chicago linguists will have another strong showing at the annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society this year:

  • Andrea Beltrama (University of Chicago), Scale type totally matters! Intensification at the socio-semantics interface
  • Ksenia Ershova (University of Chicago), Non-canonical noun incorporation in Bzhedug Adyghe
  • Martina Martinovic & Peter Klecha (University of Chicago & Ohio State University), Exhaustivity, predication, and the semantics of movement

A full program of BLS 41 can be found here: http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/bls/bls41_schedule_01.pdf

Great job everyone!