Archive for the ‘faculty’ Category

Assistant Professors featured in Tableau Magazine

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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.

Kennedy won teaching award

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
A big congratulations to our beloved chair, Chris Kennedy, who has been selected as a winner of the Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. The award will be presented to Chris at the Spring Quarter Convocation on Saturday, June 13, 2015, during the Humanities Division’s diploma and hooding ceremony. Congratulations, Chris! Well-deserved!

 

Article: Why does Africa have so many languages?

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

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.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/Science-Notebook/2015/0421/Why-does-Africa-have-so-many-languages

Prof. Giannakidou Announced as 10th Annual PLA Symposium Keynote Speaker

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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 plasymposium@gmail.com with any questions.

Dates: April 10th – 11th
Location: Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

HSA Lecture Series: Greek Language and Bilingualism

Monday, March 30th, 2015

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.