UCSC PhD alums Vera Lee-Schoenfeld (University of Georgia) and Anya Lunden (College of William and Mary) recently published a paper in The Linguistic Review. The paper, entitled “The syntax, information structure, and prosody of German ‘VP’-fronting” can be found along with an abstract here. Congratulations, Vera and Anya!
The UN has declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages, with the goal of raising awareness and support for Indigenous groups and their languages. As a result of this designation, Linguistics departments around the nation are encouraged to redouble their involvement in the study, documentation, and revitalization of Indigenous languages. More information about the International Year of Indigenous Languages and how you can participate can be found here.
LaLoCo: Tuesday, 12:00-1:00 PM, Room 217: the group will discuss chapter seven of Lee and Wagenmakers (2014), “Bayesian cognitive modeling: a practical course.”
LIP: Thursday, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, STEV 217: the group will meet to create a reading plan for the quarter.
MRG: Thursday, 11:40 AM-12:40 PM, LCR: the group will discuss Holmberg and Wang (2018), “Roots, categorizers, and reduplication in Xining Chinese.”
WLMA: Friday, 1:00 – 2:30 PM, LCR: Judith Aissen will present joint work with Telma Can Pixabaj entitled “‘how’ questions in K’iche’ (Mayan): A light verb construction.”
s/lab: Friday, 3:00 – 4:00 PM, STEV 102: Jed Pizarro-Guevara and Anelia Kudin will present chapters one and two of Yang’s “The price of linguistic productivity: how children learn to break the rules of language” (2016).