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/

 

Cisneros awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

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!

Yoon joins UT Arlington!

March 26th, 2013

Congratulations to Suwon Yoon (PhD, 2011), who will join the Department of Linguistics & TESOL at UT Arlington this coming Fall as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Congratulations, Suwon!

Beltrama and Xiang at PLC 37

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

March 11th, 2013

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