Category: students

  • Chicago linguists @ WCCFL 34

    Several current (and former) Chicagoans are in Salt Lake City this weekend to present their work at WCCFL 34: Emily Hanink and Julian Grove: German relative clauses and the severed index hypothesis Martina Martinovic (PhD 2015): Head-splitting in the Wolof clausal periphery Joanna Pietraszko: Local interactions in the prosodic structure of Ndebele verbs

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Cisneros receives NSF’s GRIP award

    Congratulations to Carlos Cisneros, who has received a Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) award from NSF, to work on the project “Research of language development initiatives worldwide”!

  • 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…