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.
BUCLD has work by Mina Hirzel, recent alums Alayo Tripp, Kasia Hitczenko, Laurel Perkins, and several collaborating faculty: Valentine Hacquard, Jeffrey Lidz, Alexander Williams, Naomi Feldman, and Bill Idsardi.
The 13th Arizona Linguistics Circle, on the theme of "Research across linguistic subfields," has Maria Polinsky giving a keynote talk.
Sigwan Thivierge is an original member of Natives4Linguistics, a new Special Interest Group convened under the auspices the Linguistic Society of America.
NELS50 has talks by Aaron Doliana, Paolo Santorio from Philosophy, and 2015 alum Aaron Steven White.
Jon Sprouse *07 IS first recipient of an LSA award to honor "excellence for scholarship in syntax" by a mid-career researcher, endowed by the family of the late C.L. Baker.
2008 Baggett Fellow Elika Bergelson is awarded the Steve Reznick Early Career Award by the Cognitive Development Society.
Maria Polinsky lectures on "Experimental Approaches" at the Third International School in Formal Linguistics at Ilia State University in Tblisi.
Omer Preminger provides "further evidence against binding-as-agreement" at the University of Oslo with an invited talk titled 'The Anaphor Agreement Effect.'
Tyler Knowlton argues that "Concepts of universal quantification ("each" and "all") may support infant and adult understanding of collective and distributive actions."
Maria Polinsky keynotes the 9th meeting in the Typology of Morphosyntactic Parameters series, in Moscow, with "Look Right," a talk focussing on the right edge of clauses in Tongan.