FYIs

FYI posts are brief announcements, reminders, updates, and shout-outs. They cover successes, happenings, and advances at the Graduate Center.

FYI posts are brief announcements, reminders, updates, and shout-outs. They cover successes, happenings, and advances at the Graduate Center.

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March 31, 2022

Prof. Juliette Blevins Talks

  • Prof. Juliette Blevins was a keynote speaker at the Workshop on Sound Change, held in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, in February 2022.
  • She will also give an invited talk at Princeton on April 13, entitled "Riotous sound change in Borneo and beyond: Elusive explanations and linguistic motivations".
  • Prof. Blevins will also be the invited speaker for the May 7 International Linguistics Association meeting in New York. Her talk is "Proto-Basque and the Single Sibilant Hypothesis: Evidence, reassessment, and implications."
March 16, 2022

Congratulations to Prof. Nancy Stern!

PI of a 5-yr $3 million National Professional Development (NPD) grant from the US Department of Education. The grant will prepare 4 cohorts of teachers and school leaders in New York City high schools to support the academic and socio-emotional needs of multilingual learners.

Additionally her forthcoming publication is in press:
Stern, Nancy. 2022. Reflexivity, Role Conflicts, and the Meaning of Self Pronouns. Manuscrito. DOI: 10.1590/0100-6045.2022.V45N1.NS

March 15, 2022

Congratulations to PhD candidate Carolina Fraga!

Carolina was awarded the Altman Dissertation Fellowship for 2022-2023!

Additionally, Carolina will present her paper titled, "Completive todo across Spanish dialects" at the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 52), which will be held virtually at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on April 21-23.

March 15, 2022

PhD student, Stefanie Reed's co-authored publication is currently in press

Trott, S., Reed, S., Ferreira, V., & Bergen, B. In press. The role of prosody in disambiguating English indirect requests. Language & Speech, to appear.

March 14, 2022

Congratulations to Aidan Malanoski, PhD student!

Aidan's First Exam Paper was accepted for WCCFL, May 13-15, 2022, titled: Right node raising and Flexible Cyclic Linearization [Oral presentation]. West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States (online).

Aidan's paper titled: Genre formation as enregisterment [Oral presentation], was accepted to the Chicago Linguistic Society 58, on April 22-24, 2022 at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL