Category: alumni

  • Chicago linguists at TAL 5

    Katie Franich will be presenting “Perception of Tonal Contours in Medumba” at the Tonal Aspects of Language to be held at the University of Buffalo on May 24-27.  Also presenting there is James Kirby (PhD 2013), who is talking about “Tone- melody correspondence in Vietnamese popular song” with his co-author, Bob Ladd.

  • Bowman to NYU

    Congratulations to Sam Bowman (BA/MA ’11), who shares with us the wonderful news that he’ll be starting as an assistant professor this fall at NYU in the Department of Linguistics and the Center for Data Science. Way to go, Sam!

  • Waldon receives Fulbright to ZAS

    Congratulations to Brandon Waldon (BA ’15), who has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship to work with Dr. Stephanie Solt at the ZAS on formal semantic models of scale-dependent expressions.

  • Chicago Linguists at SALT 26

    Chicago linguistitcs will enjoy a strong showing at the upcoming Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 26 this weekend at the University of Texas, Austin: Rebekah Baglini (PhD ’15): The semantics of quotative ideophones Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (BA ’07, MA ’07): Focus association into copies and the scope of even Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine and Hadas Kotek: Untangling Tanglewood…

  • Chicago Linguists @ ACAL 47

    Several Chicago students and faculty are presenting at the 47th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL) at UC Berkeley from March 23-26: Jonathan Pesetsky: How and When To Be Alive: Animacy in Swahili Joanna Pietraszko: The Ndebele relative marker as a nominal linker Rebecca Baglini (PhD ’15): The lexical semantics of Wolof ideophones Betsy Pillion, Lenore Grenoble, Emmanuel Ngue Um…