Congratulations to Ai Taniguchi, who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation, "The formal pragmatics of non-at-issue intensification in English and Japanese".
Cara Feldscher presented her poster, "An additive ambiguity: summing events or degrees" at the European Summer School for Logic, Language, and Information at the University of Toulouse, France on July 27th.
Ai Taniguchi presented her talk, "Exhaustification and pejorativity: the case of Japanese nanka" at the Integrating Approaches to Social Meaning workshop at the European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information on July 25th. The conference took place University of Toulouse in Toulouse, France.
Chad Hall presented two talks, "The Perception of the /æ/-/?/ Vowel Continuum in British and United States English Speakers" and "The Rhotic Production of Anglo-English and Punjabi-English Bilingual Speakers in West Yorkshire" at The Intellectual Party Conference. The conference took place June 26th and 27th at Lancaster University in Lancaster, England.
Cara Feldscher presented her poster, "Prosodic domain boundaries do not trigger final lengthening" at the Manchester Phonology Meeting, which took place May 26th at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England. Karthik Durvasula was co-authored on the poster.
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).