Assistant professors Greg Kobele, Itamar Francez, Yaroslav Gorbachov, and Ming Xiang bring modern touches to linguistics’ traditional focus. Please visit http://tableau.uchicago.edu/articles/2015/04/native-knowledge to read the article “Native Knowledge” in Tableau magazine.
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Check out this new Christian Science Monitor article, “Why does Africa have so many languages?”. Our own Professor Salikoko Mufwene was interviewed to provide his expertise on the matter.
The Purdue Linguistics Association will be hosting its 10th Annual Symposium on April 10th and 11th. They are a regional symposium that highlights the work of exceptional undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate linguists. In addition to presentations from students representing a diversity of research topics in linguistics, they will have a special session titled ‘Scalar and Non-scalar Negative Polarity Items: Prosody, Syntax, and Semantics’ presented by Dr. Anastasia Giannakidou of the University of Chicago. Please visit their website [pla.purdue.org/symposium] for a detailed program.
Please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Dates: April 10th – 11th
Location: Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Professor Anastasia Giannakidou will be giving a lecture on Greek language and bilingualism on Wednesday, April 1st, 6:00pm in Harper 140. Please refer to the Greek Biligualism Lecture Ad for more details.