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.
Craig Thorburn and Thomas Schatz present a poster on joint work with Naomi Feldman, "A quantitative model of the language familiarity effect in infancy" at the Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience.
Learn about Filler-gap dependency comprehension at 15 months from Laurel Perkins and Jeffrey Lidz in the new issue of Language Acquisition.
Chia-Hsuan Liao's dissertation work will be supported by The William Orr Dingwall Foundation, which annually honors two doctoral candidates who are "specializing in the cognitive, clinical, and neural foundations of language."
In "The agreement theta generalization," Maria Polinsky and Omer Preminger defend the new generalization that something which assigns a DP a thematic-role is never in a higher clause than a head which agrees with it.
Greetings to Shohini Bhattasali and Zara Harmon, postdoctoral fellows with Philip Resnik and Naomi Feldman.
Say hello to Hailin Hao and Alexey Kozlov, two visiting students.
Sinn und Bedeutung 24 has Annemarie van Dooren discussing "The temporal perspective of epistemics in Dutch."
Welcome to two visiting professors, Morgan Sonderegger from McGill, and Soo-Min Hong from the University of Seoul, a UMD alum from the Class of '05.
Zoe Schlueter *17 is now a postdoc with Jason Rothman at the Artic University of Norway in Tromsø.
Warm greetings to future alumni Maša Bešlin (Novi Sad), Nika Jurov (Paris), Alex Krauska (Northwestern), Justin Malčić (Cambridge), Jessica Mendes (São Paolo) and Polina Pleshak (Moscow State). We look forward to five fun and productive years!