Archive for the ‘alumni’ Category

Congratulations to Arika Okrent

Monday, October 26th, 2015

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).

Alumnus Update

Tuesday, 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.

Okrent on Listicle

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Arika Okrent (PhD ’04) on “The listicle as literary form” in the Jan/Feb 14 issue of the University of Chicago Magazine.

Yoon joins UT Arlington!

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Congratulations to Suwon Yoon (PhD, 2011), who will join the Department of Linguistics & TESOL at UT Arlington this coming Fall as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Congratulations, Suwon!

Beltrama and Xiang at PLC 37

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Andrea Beltrama and Ming Xiang presented “Rescuing exists! An experimental study on island violations and resumptive pronouns in Italian” at the Penn Linguistic Colloquium last weekend. Suwon Yoon (PhD, 2011) also presented “Main Clause Phenomena at the Syntax-Semantics Interface” there!