Welcome back from spring break, everybody! There are less than 6 weeks until the last day of classes.
Mythili Menon (alum, PhD 2016) presented a talk on “Degree Achievements of Color” (joint work with Roumyana Pancheva) at FASAL 7 at MIT.
Peter Ara Guekguezian gave a talk to Phlunch at UC Santa Cruz on 3/10 entitled ”Prosodic Effects of Syntactic Cyclicity inside the Word”.
USIL is organizing an Irish Language workshop on March 22nd led by Professor Tok Thompson! Please sign up here.
This week, in the linguistics department:
Today, 03/20, at 3:30pm in the conference room: Syntax+! Huilin Fang will talk about “Ganjue and ganjue-dao ‘find/feel’: a comparison”.
Thursday, 03/23, at 3:30pm in the conference room: Phonlunch! Yoona Yee will present “Target assymmetries in consonant harmony”.
Thanks everybody for another excellent open house event!
Congratulations to Saurov Syed and Andrew Simpson, whose paper “On the DP/NP status of nominal projections in Bangla: Consequences for the theory of phases” has been accepted for publication at GLOSSA! You can find the paper here.
Bhamati Dash has just returned from MIT where she presented at FASAL 7. Bhamati presented a poster on “Anticipatory Processing with an Impoverished Cue: An experimental study of wh scope marking constructions in Hindi” (joint work with Elsi Kaiser) and gave a talk titled “Kya high ki low? An investigation of the yes/no particle in Hindi, Bangla and Odia” (joint work with Saurov Syed).
This week we have our Open House! Here are some highlights you won’t want to miss:
- On Wednesday (03/08) we’ll have the graduate student dinner at Cynthia’s in Downtown LA;
- Thursday (08/09): breakfast check-in at 9am; department luncheon at 12pm; psycholinguistics lab meeting at 4pm; and the department dinner at 6pm!
- Friday (08/10): Syntax+ meeting at 11am, lunch at 12pm.