Weekly Digest – September 9, 2019

This week, in the Linguistics department…

Today, Monday, at 10am in the Conference Room: Phonlunch! Rachel Walker will present “Coronal unmarkedness and gradient symbolic representations”.

After that, today at 11:30am in the Conference Room, we will have our Welcome Back Luncheon!

Later at 2pm in the Reading Room: Syntax+! Tommy Tsz-Ming Lee will present “Sentence-initial modals and focus” (Joint work with Ka Fai YIP (CUHK)).

Tuesday (09/10) 9:30am in the Conference Room: Psycholinguistics Lab Meeting! Jun Lyu will talk about “Recency or locality: A story of two Chinese reflexives”.

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And some continued summer updates:

Tommy Tsz-Ming Lee presented “Quantifier-Raising a head” presentation at GLOW-in-Asia XII and SICOGG 21.

Tommy also presented “Two classes of doxastic attitudes verbs” oral presentation at The 2nd Forum on Cantonese Linguistics (FoCaL-2) [joint work with Ka Fai Yip].

He also presented “Strength in possibility modals: From weak necessity to strong possibility” at The 27th Annual Conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics

Tommy also attended the LSA Summer Institute at UC Davis, where he presented the poster “Cyclic Linearization and verb doubling”.

A number of USC Alumni put together a volume published by Cambridge University Press in honor of Maria Luisa Zubizaretta entitled “Exploring Interfaces“.

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