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.
Welcome faculty affiliate David Lebeaux, who will visit us occasionally, using the Emeritus Office.
DC's Cosmos Club will support Rodrigo Ranero's "The syntax of silence in Santiago Tz'utujiil, and endangered Mayan language," a project Rodrigo will undertake this summer, furthering his work on ellipsis.
A report on Alayo Tripp's postdoctoral research with Ben Munson, on "Race, ethnicity, and speech intelligibility in normal hearing and hearing impairment."
Now in Cognition, "Syntactic category constrains lexical competition in speaking" by alum Shota Momma with former RA Julia Buffinton and faculty mentors Colin Phillips and Bob Slevc from Psychology.
Maša Bešlin returns from two weeks of immersive Kaqchikel at the Guatemala Field Station, after giving a talk at the Novi Sad Linguistic Colloquium "On the categorial status of the passive participle in Serbo-Croatian."
Simon Chervenak, a summer intern with Tyler Knowlton, has been awarded "Best Paper in Behavioral Sciences" by the Washington Academy of Science's Blair Magnet School STEM Fair.
The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas learns about "Narcissistic allomorphy in Santiago Tz'utujil" from Paulina Lyskawa and Rodrigo Ranero, as well as former Baggett, Chris Baron.
Maxime Papillon talks about Harmony and Word-tone in Precedence-Relation-Oriented Phonology, at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America.
The Society for Computation in Linguistics learns about "Modeling the learning of the Person Case Constraint" from Adam Liter and Naomi Feldman.
Now in "Language", "Hope for Syntactic Bootstrapping" by Kaitlyn Harrigan *15 with Valentine Hacquard and Jeffrey Lidz.