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  • Faculty Award: Virginia Valian

    Virginia Valian is co-investigator with Gillian Small on the CUNY Faculty Awards Expansion Project, a grant from the Sloan Foundation to increase awards to CUNY faculty. Read more

  • Elaine Klein in GC News feature story, "Serving the 'Highest of High-Risk Students"

    Elaine Klein, associate professor emerita of Linguistics, featured in GC News article about Bridges, an extraordinary program at the GC that serves a population about whom very little is known: Students with Interrupted or Inconsistent Formal Education (SIFE). 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

  • Student News: Adam Goodkind

    Adam Goodkind presented the following:

    1. Improvements to Keystroke-based Authentication by Adding Linguistic Context, with D.G. Brizan and A. Rosenberg, at the 7th IEEE Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Sysyems (BTAS 2015)
    2. Muddying the Multiword Expression Waters: How Cognitive Demand Affects Multiword Expression Production, with A. Rosenberg, at the 11th Workshop on Multiword Expressions (NAACL 2015)
    Adam's article, Utilizing Linguistically-Enhanced Keystroke Dynamics to Predict Typist Cognition and Demographics, with co-authors D.G. Brizan, P. Koch, K. Balagani, V.V. Phoha, and A. Rosenberg, appears in the October 2015 edition of the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies.

    Congratulations to Adam for receiving the following awards:
    1. USS Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship for Students with Disabilities ($1000)
    2. Finalist in the Google Lime Connect Scholarship
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  • Student News: Steven Butler

    Congratulations to Steven Butler for receiving the US Department of State's Critical Language Scholarship for Indonesian over the summer of 2015. Read more

  • Welcome Fall 2015 Cohort!


    Ivana Durovic, Pedro Joao Marinotti, Chaya Nove, Sejin Oh, Matthew Stuck, Kelsey Swift


    Jennifer Bivens, Khanin Chaiphet, Stanley Chen, JiYoung Choi, Jason Greenberg, Katherine Howitt, Ellyn Keith, Mark Romig, Eric Tsai, Peter Williams, Qi Zhang

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  • Student Grant: Emily Long Olsen

    Congratulations to Emily Long Olsen for receiving a $14,500 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for 2015-2017. Read more