Congratulation to Ryan Bochnak, who has successfully defensed his dissertation, titled “Cross-linguistic variation in the semantics of comparatives” today! Great job, Ryan! The chair of his dissertation committee is Chris Kennedy.
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Both Itamar Francez and Ryan Bochnak will be presenting at SALT 23 on May 3-5. The titles of their presentations are
- Ashwini Deo, Itamar Francez and Andrew Koontz-Garboden: From change to value difference in degree achievements
- Ryan Bochnak: Scale exhaustivity and the modification condition (talk alternate)
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!
Karlos Arregi has been named an associate editor of the flagship journal of the LSA, Language. Congratulations, Karlos!
Rebekah Baglini and Itamar Francez presented at WCCFL 31 recently:
- Rebekah Baglini. Deriving target and resultant states
- Rebekah Baglini and Itamar Francez. The implications of managing
Our alum, Mitcho Erlewine (B.A./M.A. 2007) was there as well!