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  • New tools, old questions

    Susie Allen recently wrote a piece for the University of Chicago Humanities Division’s magazine Tableau, which profiles the Linguistics department: New tools, old questions.

  • New faces around the department

    Beginning this quarter and through Winter, we’re pleased to have Yusuke Kubota (OSU, PhD 2010) join the department on a postdoctoral fellowship provided by the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science. He will be working with Chris Kennedy, investigating aspectual composition in Japanese. For those who hang around the Karen Landahl Center, you’ll be…

  • Baby linguists: coming soon

    And now for some exciting, non-professional news: Postdoctoral scholar  Itamar Francez reports from Ann Arbor (where he is spending the year) that he, his wife, Na’ama, and their daughter Alma are expecting a new baby in February … … and fourth-year PhD student Christina Weaver and her husband, Christopher are expecting their first child in…

  • Last issue of BLING for the summer

    BLING will go on hiatus for the summer. We will resume when the Fall quarter starts in September. Have  a wonderful break, everyone!

  • End-of-the-year shindig

    The Linguistics Department’s end-of-year barbecue will take place this Friday, June 11, from 1:00–3:00 p.m. on the Midway Plaisance, right outside our very own Classics building.  Come enjoy hearty BBQ fare, celebrate the end of another academic year, enjoy the late-spring sunshine at the home of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, and say your goodbyes to…