UCSC linguists were present and active at last weekend’s LSA conference in New York City. They participated in special sessions, presented research, and received prestigious awards. A rundown of activities is below:
Pronouns over gaps in parsing? The Subject Relative Clause Advantage in Santiago Laxopa Zapotec.
Steven Foley (UCSC)
Jed Pizarro-Guevara (UCSC)
Kelsey Sasaki (UCSC)
Maziar Toosarvandani (UCSC)
Matthew Wagers (UCSC)
Ken Hale Award:
Judith Aissen was formally presented with the Ken Hale Award, recognizing “her energetic documentation of Tzotzil and other Mayan languages, her success at bringing these languages to bear on linguistic theory, and her commitment to the nurturing of indigenous linguists.” Congratulations, Judith!