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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)

Cisneros awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Congratulations to Carlos Cisneros, who has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! His project is titled “Mixtec Wh-words as NPIs and FCIs”. Great job, Carlos!

Beltrama and Xiang at PLC 37

Monday, March 25th, 2013

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!

 

Bochnak in IJAL

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Ryan Bochnak‘s paper, Limited noun incorporation in Washo, co-authored with Alice Rhomieux (nĂ©e Lemieux, MA 2009), has recently been published in the International Journal of American Linguistics. Congratulations, Ryan and Alice!