Earlier this year, faculty member Gabriela Caballero was an invited speaker at the Princeton Phonology Forum (PɸF 2021) held virtually March 20-21, 2021. The theme of this year’s forum was “tone and phonological theory”.
She is also an invited speaker at the 5th American International Morphology Meeting (with the theme Morphological Theory and Typology), to be held virtually August 26-29, 2021 and at Multiple Exponence @ ZAS, a workshop devoted to discussion of empirical and theoretical questions raised by Multiple Exponence, to be held virtually December 1-3, 2021 at ZAS Berlin.
Faculty member Gabriela Caballero gave a virtual colloquium talk in the UC Berkeley Linguistics Department on April 26, 2021. Her talk was titled “Lexical-grammatical tone interactions in San Juan Piñas Mixtec: phonological representation and orthographic implications”. She will also be giving a talk as part of the IGRA lecture series at the University of Leipzig on July 21, 2021.
Faculty member Michelle Yuan is an invited speaker at the 23rd Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar (SICOGG23), which will be held online on August 11-13, 2021. The theme of this year’s SICOGG is “A Comparative Approach to the Syntax-Semantics Interface.”
Faculty member Ivano Caponigro is an invited speaker at Sensus 2, which will be held online or hybrid at UMass Amherst on October 1-2, 2021. This is the second instantiation of a new venue devoted to the formal study of meaning in Romance languages.
Faculty member Sharon Rose is an invited speaker at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 52), which will be held virtually by Rutgers University on October 29-31, 2021.
Faculty member Emily Clem just published a new paper in Linguistic Inquiry titled “Disharmony and the Final-Over-Final Condition in Amahuaca.” DOI
Faculty member Rachel Mayberry gave an invited talk titled “Maturational limits on language development and neurolinguistic processing: Evidence for a closing of the critical period for language” to the Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, on April 8, 2021.
Faculty member Rachel Mayberry gave an invited talk at the 45th Penn Linguistics Conference on March 19, 2021. Her talk was titled: “The role of linguistic experience in the mergence of the brain language system.”
Faculty members Gabriela Caballero and Michelle Yuan and co-author Claudia Juárez Chávez presented a virtual talk at the 39th meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 39), hosted by the University of Arizona. Their talk, part of the Formal Linguistics for Language Reclamation special session, was entitled, “The representation of tone in San Juan Piñas Mixtec: Phonological and orthographic implications.”
Faculty member Michelle Yuan just gave two virtual colloquium talks on her ongoing research on the morphosyntactic properties of noun incorporation in Inuktitut:
- “Movement in Inuktitut incorporation” (UC Berkeley; Monday, March 15, 2021)
- “Noun incorporation and movement chains in Inuktitut” (Harvard Linguistics Circle; Friday, March 26, 2021)