Cisneros and Singerman awarded the Tinker Field Research Grant

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

Bochnak received Mellon Postdoc at Berkeley

May 9th, 2013

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

Photos from the Workshop on Sound Change Actuation

May 9th, 2013

The Workshop on Sound Change Actuation was a great success. In case you miss the action, here are some photos from the workshop: Album 1 and Album 2.

Francez and Bochnak at SALT 23

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)

Workshop on Sound Change Actuation

April 8th, 2013

The Workshop on Sound Change Actuation, a satellite meeting of CLS, will take place next Wednesday and Thursday (April 17-18). The Wednesday workshop will take place in the South Lounge of the Reynolds Club. The Thursday workshop will take place at the Franke Institute. The full program can be found here:

http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/phonlab/sound-change-actuation/