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  • Student News: Ignacio Montoya, Agustina Carando, and Miho Nagai

    A big congratulations to Ignacio Montoya, Agustina Carando, and Miho Nagai, all of whom have received tenure-track positions.

    Ignacio Montoya got a tenure-track position (Linguistics in the Dept. of English) at the University of Nevada, Reno.

    Agustina Carando got a tenure-track position in the Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Davis.

    Miho Nagai got a tenure-track position (Japanese and Linguistics) at Winona State University, Minnesota. Read more

  • Student News: Michelle Morales, Danielle Ronkos, Nora Goldman, Rachel Rakov, Reid Vancelette, and Lauren Spradlin


    Michelle Morales, and Danielle Ronkos each received  a Provost’s Pre-Dissertation Summer Research Award ($4,000).

    Nora Goldman, Rachel Rakov, and Reid Vancelette were awarded Advanced Research Collaborative Fellowship for 2016-2017.

    Lauren Spradlin received a Columbia School Linguistics Society Graduate Student Fellowship for the 2015-2016 ($15,000).

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  • Student News: Michelle Morales and Danielle Ronkos

    Michelle Morales and Danielle Ronkos received a Provost’s Pre-Dissertation Summer Research Award for 2016. This award of $4,000 is in recognition of their academic interests and achievement. Read more

  • Student News: Jennifer Seale's Spring Conference Presentations

    Jennifer Seale will be presenting at SALSA 2016 (Symposium About Language and Society - Austin) this April in Austin, Texas, and at PALA 2016 (Poetics and Linguistics Association) this July in Cagliari, Italy. Read more

  • Student News: Stephanie Kakadelis and Sarah Kresh

    Congratulations to Stephanie Kakadelis for winning a Graduate Center Dissertation Year Fellowship award for the 2016-2017 Academic Year, and to Sarah Kresh for winning the Graduate Center Florence Bloch Dissertation Fellowship for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. Read more

  • Student News: Lauren Spradlin's Totes Amaze LSA Talk

    Lauren Spradlin's presentation at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in January, "A Morphophonological Account of 'Totes' Constructions in English," has garnered excitement in the press, including the Washington Post. The slides and a video recording of the talk are available at Lauren's OpenCUNY page. Read more

  • Student News: Cindy Chen

    Cindy Chen presented a poster, the Insignificance Reading of Shenme in Chinese, at MACSIM5 at University of Delaware, Oct. 3rd, 2015.

    She will be presenting Subject Production by Monolingual English-speaking Children: A Corpus Study at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Jan. 7-10, 2016, in Washington. Read more

  • Student News: Lianye Zhu

    Lianye Zhu presented at Binghampton University's 2nd Annual Conference on Foreign Language Teaching in 2014. Read more

  • Student News: Lauren Spradlin

    Lauren Spradlin presented at Penn Linguistics Conference 39 (March 2015) and the Twelfth International Columbia School Conference in the Interaction of Linguistic Form and Meaning with Human Behavior, Columbia University (Joint work with Dr. Ricardo Otheguy, February 2015).

    She will be presenting at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (January 2016)

    Congratulations to Lauren for receiving the following awards:

    1. Columbia School Linguistics Society Fellowship ($15,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year)
    2. Advanced Research Collaborative Student Fellowship ($4,000 for Fall 2015)
    3. Ernesto Malave Merit Scholarship ($1500 for 2015-2016)
    Lauren has the following publications forthcoming:
    1. Co-editing a special issue of Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism focusing on bilingualism and executive function with Irina Sekerina (to appear 2016)
    2. Paper in Penn's Proceedings is already in press, and will be available electronically Spring 2016
    3. Blevins, J., L. Spradlin, and B. Macaulay. (To appear) Perceptual similarity and sound change typology: Notes on θ>f and f>θ. Diachronica.
    4. Co-authoring two papers that will appear in an upcoming volume of Columbia School Linguistics papers, one with Dr. Ricardo Otheguy and one with Dr. Juliette Blevins.
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  • Student News: Namseok Yong

    Namseok Yong presented The role of morphology in the antecedent retrieval for Korean reflexive caki in referentially ambiguous mono-clausal sentences at the 19th International Conference on Korean Linguistics, Chicago, USA (July 24-26, 2015), and, with Irina A. Sekerina, the poster Interpretation of Korean reflexive caki in refernetiall ambiguous local domain at the 28th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, USC (March 19-21, 2015).

    Namseok's paper, The internal syntax of the locative PP in Korean, has been accepted for publication in Studies in Generative Grammar (Korean Journal) in 2015. Read more