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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Peter Klecha’s squib, titled “Diagnosing modality in predictive expressions,” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Semantics! Congrats, Peet!
Carlos Cisneros and Adam Singerman have both been awarded the Center for Latin American Studies 2013 Tinker Field Research Grant. Carlos will be heading to Panama to conduct fieldwork on the Bocotá (Chibchan) language, while Adam will be going to the Brazilian Amazon to conduct fieldwork there! Congratulations!
Ryan Bochnak has been offered a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley! Congratulations, Ryan!
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)