Rajesh Bhatt from UMass will be visiting the department from May 12 to May 21 as our first linguistics guru. He will be hanging out in Anastasia’s office (Classics 314E). Please stop by to say hi! If you want to meet with him to discuss your research, please e-mail him <bhatt<AT>linguist.umass.edu> directly to schedule an appointment.
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)