USC Ling Weekly Digest!

Congratulations to USC alumnus Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge) for being elected an honorary member of the Linguistic Society of America! http://www.linguisticsociety.org/news/2016/01/20/lsa-elects-three-prominent-linguists-honorary-members

USC Linguistics Alumna, Professor Lina Choueiri, was recently interviewed as the Linguist of the Month by Le Mot Juste En Anglais, a French-English blog based in LA, where she talks about her own educational and linguistic background, and about the recent history behind trilingualism in Lebanon. Check out her interview here: http://www.le-mot-juste-en-anglais.com/1995/01/lina-choueiri-linguist-of-the-month-of-january.html

What’s happening this week, you ask?

Monday 2/1 at 4pm in HNB100: Syntax Talk! You won’t wanna miss Stefan Keine’s (UMASS) talk on “Selective Opacity”. Reception to follow.

Tuesday 2/2 at 12pm in the Linguistics Conference Room: Lunch with Stefan Keine!

Thursday 2/4 at 2:30pm in the Linguistics Conference Room: Adam Chong from UCLA will be speaking on “Derived-environment effects revisited.”

Thursday 2/4 at 3:30pm in the Linguistics Department: Tea Time!

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