Terrapins zoom up to 45th BUCLD
BU conference hears its annual chorus of Terps on the acquisition of syntax, semantics and phonology
Experimental semantics from Maryland featured at new conference, with work by Anouk, Tyler, Jad and Dan, plus several faculty and alums
Shohini, Philip, Colin and several alums at the 26th Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing Conference
Read about new grants, presentations and classes by Rodrigo, Paulina and Polina.
This year has been good for our alumni, with several new appointments and promotions.
22 faculty members from the College of Arts and Humanities have received promotion and/or tenure.
Tyler Knowlton has won the Katz Young Scholar Award at the 32nd CUNY Converence on Human Sentence Processing.
Maria Polinsky has been elected to the Norwegian Academy of Science.
Paulina Lyskawa is in Glossa, on the curious behavior of DPs with paucal numerals in Polish, such as "pięć czarownic" ‘five witches’.
The virtualized CUNY 2020 has Hanna, Tyler, Masato, Mina, Chia-Hsuan and Laurel from LING, as well as Zoe from HESP and Rosa from SLA; postdoctoral fellows Shohini and Andrés Buxó-Lugo; plus a host of faculty from several departments.
Now in print, "Enough time to get results? An ERP investigation of prediction with complex events" by Chia-Hsuan Liao with advisor Ellen Lau, in Language, Cognition and Neuroscience
Yu'an Yang presents "Do children know "whanything"?" at WCCFL 38, joint work with Daniel Goodhue, Valentine Hacquard and Jeffrey Lidz.
Polina Pleshak and Jad Wehbe are at ECO-5, with "Small nominals in locative phrases" and "Unifying counterfactual and past tense uses of 'kaan' in Lebanese Arabic."
Phoebe Gaston gives the colloquium talk at Cornell Linguistics, on “The role of syntactic context in auditory word recognition.'
This week in London, York and Bristol, Ellen Lau presents three talks on the neuroscience of syntactic and semantic working memory representations.
Maria Polinsky is in Oslo for "MultiGender: A multilingual approach to grammatical gender," a research project led by Marit Westergaard and UMD alum Terje Lohndal.