Congratulation to Rebekah Baglini, who gave an engaging and successful defense of her dissertation “Stative Predication and Semantic Ontology: A Cross-linguistic Study” earlier today! Her committee includes Chris, Itamar and Lenore. Job well done, Rebekah!
Check out this new Christian Science Monitor article, “Why does Africa have so many languages?”. Our own Professor Salikoko Mufwene was interviewed to provide his expertise on the matter.
The conference program for CLS 51 is now available with short abstracts at their website: http://chicagolinguisticsociety.org/
Congratulations to Patrick Munoz on the successful and engaging defense of his first qualifying paper, “Naming relations in the semantics and pragmatics of proper names”!