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Bochnak defended dissertation

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

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.

Klecha in Journal of Semantics

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Peter Klecha’s squib, titled¬† “Diagnosing modality in predictive expressions,” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Semantics! Congrats, Peet!

Cisneros and Singerman awarded the Tinker Field Research Grant

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

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 Bocot√° (Chibchan) language, while Adam will be going to the Brazilian Amazon to conduct fieldwork there! Congratulations!

Bochnak received Mellon Postdoc at Berkeley

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Ryan Bochnak has been offered a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley!  Congratulations, Ryan!

Francez and Bochnak at SALT 23

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

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)