Congratulation to Rebekah Baglini, who gave an engaging and successful defense of her dissertation “Stative Predication and Semantic Ontology: A Cross-linguistic Study” earlier today! Her committee includes Chris, Itamar and Lenore. Job well done, Rebekah!
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Yaron McNabb, who recently defended his dissertation , “The Syntax and Semantics of Degree Modification”, has accepted a two-year postdoctoral research position at the University of Konstanz, where he will be part of a project on “Decomposition of comparative and superlative quantificational noun phrases at the syntax/semantics interface”. Congratulations, Yaron!
Chris Straughn successfully defended his dissertation “Evidentiality in Uzbek and Kazakh” on October 25. His committee consists of Victor Friedman (chair), Lenore Grenoble, and Kagan Arik. Way to go, Chris!
… for defending her dissertation proposal, yesterday, Negation in Greek: a diachronic study.