Congratulations to Josh Falk on the successful defense of his qualifying paper entitled “A compositional analysis of imprecise numerals”!
Congratulations to Cherry Meyer on her excellent defense of her second qualifying paper, “Noun categorization in Ojibwe (Algonquian)”!
Congratulations to Natalia Pavlou for the successful defense of her second QP, “Cross-clausal subject-verb agreement in Greek”!
We are happy to announce that all five 4th year students whom the department nominated for honors have been approved by the College. The BA honors theses are:
Rafael Abramovitz, “Postsyntactic Vowel Harmony in Chauchu Koryak”
Leah Chapman “Implications of Case on Control and Raising”
Yiding Hao, “Model-Theoretic Minimalism”
Wesley Jones, “Characterization of Syntactic Subject for Certain Georgian Verbs”
Alicia Wright, “Whose language is it anyway? The formation and competing influences on the development of Ghanaian Sign Language”
Congratulations, Rafael, Leah, Yiding, Wesley, and Alicia!
Each year the department awards The Leonard Bloomfield Prize in Linguistics to the graduating 4th year with the highest GPA in linguistics courses. This year we have two winners! Rafael Abramovitz and Brandon Waldon both have 4.0 in courses for the major.
Congratulations, Rafael and Brandon!