Adam presented his poster, "Percentages, relational degrees, and degree constructions" at Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 27, which took place at the University of Maryland (May 12-14). Marcin Morzycki is co-author.
Ai Taniguchi presented her talk, "The dimensions of inversion exclamatives" at the Non-at-issue Meaning and Information Structure workshop at the University of Oslo in Oslo, Norway, which took place May 8th-10th. To view her presentation slides, click here: https://msu.edu/~taniguc7/NAIS2017-slides-taniguchi.pdf.
Chenchen Xu was 2016-2017 recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student in Linguistics Award. To view the full list of department awards for the 2016-2017 academic year, please visit: http://linglang.msu.edu/about/department-awards/.
Ai Taniguchi presented her talk, "Exclamatives in discourse" at the New York University Semantics Group at New York University on April 14th.
Mohammed presented his talk, "Jazani DialectWord-Initial Clusters Syllabic Organization" at the 9th annual Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (ILLS9) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (March 31st-April 1st).
Mohammed presented his talk, "Jazani Arabic Word-Initial Clusters as Simplex: Evidence from a Phonetic Analysis" at the 31st annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics (ASAL 31) at the University of Oklahoma (March 30th-April 1st).
Monica presented her talk, "Acoustic Cues to Syllabic Representations in American English" at the 41st Annual Penn Linguistics Conference at The University of Pennsylvania (March 24th-26th).
Mohammed presented his poster, "Patterns of Temporal Stability of the Jazani dialect Word-Initial Clusters" at the 41st Annual Penn Linguistics Conference, which took place at the University of Pennsylvania (March 24th-26th).
Several graduate students in Linguistics presented talks at this year's Graduate Linguistics Expo at Michigan State (GLEAMS): Kaylin Smith, Mohammed Ruthan, Jacklyn Ryan, Rebecca Senn, Ai Taniguchi, Chenchen Xu, Kali Bybel, Ni La Le, Alicia Parrish, Alex Mason, Xiaomei Wang, Cara Feldscher, Josh Herrin, and Sayako Uehara. For more information, please visit the GLEAMS 2017 website: https://msu.edu/~lingorg/gleams2017/.
Alexander Mason is the recipient of a Presidential Membership award provided by the American Dialect Society. This award grants Alexander with a 4-year membership to the ADS.