Professor Shri Narayanan, who is jointly appointed in the Department of Linguistics, has won the 2018 Viterbi School of Engineering Senior Research Award. Congratulations, Shri!!
USC alumni were well represented at WCCFL at UCLA this past weekend, with presentations by Heather Goad (McGill), Brian Hsu (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and Saurov Syed (University of Auckland)! Guilherme D. Garcia & Heather Goad presented “Can you have stress without feet”; Brian Hsu presented “Scalar constraints and gradient symbolic representations generate exceptional prosodification effects without exceptional prosody”, and Brian Hsu & Saurov Syed presented “Variation in the co-occurrence of indexical elements: Evidence for split indexical projections in DPs.” Here’s Brian presenting:
Mary Coates, who is a graduating senior, was recently selected as a recipient of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award in Germany next year! Congrats Mary!!
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Monday (04/30) at 3:30pm in the Conference Room: Syntax+! Guest speaker Ivona Kucerova (McMaster University) will give a talk titled “Associative constructions: An argument for Distributed Semantics.”
Thursday (05/03) at 11am in the Conference Room: Psycholing lab meeting! Madhumanti Datta, Betul Erbasi and Sarah Lee will present “Bridging References from Events and Entities in online Sentence Comprehension.”
On Thursday we will also have our end of semester party!!! Please RSVP on the link our wonderful event organizers Miran and Sarah sent out earlier this month.