This week, in the Linguistics department…
Monday 08/27 at 12pm in the Conference Room: Welcome back lunch!
Wednesday 08/29 at 10am in the Conference Room: Psycholing Lab Meeting! Sarah Lee and Ana Besserman will do a practice presentation of their AMLAP posters, “Processing inferred result states in discourse” and “Discourse inert? Implicit objects are as accessible and persistent as overt objects”.
Also on Wednesday, at 12pm in the Conference Room: PhonLunch! Professional Development: a primer (for all) to the academic job market.
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And here’s a summary of news and updates you might have missed over the summer:
Sarah Harper gave a talk titled “Quantifying labial, palatal and pharyngeal contributions to rhotic F3 lowering” (with Louis Goldstein and Shri Narayanan) at LabPhon16 in Lisbon, Portugal in late June, for which she received an IPA Student Award.
Sarah Lee gave a talk titled “Effects of Discourse Context in Processing the Ambiguity of Result Attainment” (joint work with Elsi Kaiser) at AMBIGO: Workshop on Ambiguity-Theory, Development, and Processing, held at the University of Göttingen on 4–6 July 2018.
Silvia Kim, Jina Song and Brooke Kidner all attended the STEP (Spring Training in Experimental Psycholinguistics, May 14-18) workshop at the University of Alberta’s Centre for Comparative Psycholinguistics.
Brooke Kidner also attended the Lakota Summer Institute at Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Reservation (May 28-June 8)
Jessie Johnson and Brooke Kidner attended the USC Graduate School’s Fellowship Writing Bootcamp this August 1-10.
Roumyana Pancheva taught a class at the Crete summer school http://www.phl.uoc.gr/confs/cssl18/ on “The Person Case Constraint and related person-sensitive phenomena: phi-agreement, clitics, and the encoding of point of view” together with Elena Anagnostopoulou (July 1).
Roumi and Alexis Wellwood taught at the 30th European Summer School in Language Logic and Information (ESSLLI) http://esslli2018.folli.info/ in Sofia on “Non-canonical comparatives: syntax, semantics and psycholinguistics” (August 1).
Here are beautiful pictures of Sofia, Rethymno and Chania:
Andrew Simpson gave a talk as invited speaker on May 15h at the Workshop on Head-Final Languages in Konstanz, Germany: “Analyzing head-finality: domains, language types, and patterns of change”.
Edward Finegan gave a keynote address titled “Legal Interpretation via Corpora:
Are Judges Failing Lexicography 101?” at the 18th International Euralex Congress, meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia (July 1)
Sarah Bunin Benor is one of the editors of the soon-to-be-published Languages in Jewish Communities, Past and Present Ed.. by Hary, Benjamin/Bunin Benor, Sarah, Series: Contributions to the Sociology of Language. Congratulations, Sarah!