Chad Hall presented his talk "Uncovering a Focused Lebanese American English Ethnolect in Dearborn Michigan" at the Illinois Sociolinguistics Symposium (SOSY) which was held remotely from February 26-27, and at the Purdue Linguistics Symposium which was held remotely from April 10-11.
Chad Hall presented his poster "Testing the P-Map: Lenition and Position" at the Annual Meeting on Phonology conference, which was held at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, from October 11-13.
On November 22nd and 23rd, we will be hosting an alumni event centered around careers in linguistics. We have invited Ai Taniguchi (Ph.D., 2017) and Steve Johnson (Ph.D., 2012) to talk about their career paths and facilitate workshops. This event has two goals: Connections with alumni and professional development. We would like to establish firm connections with our alumni and give current students the opportunity to interact with alumni. We want current students to be able to get a better idea about how a graduate degree in linguistics can be used within and outside of academia. For more information, click here.
Kaylin Smith is the recipient of a 2019-2020 Michigan State University Graduate School Writing Fellowship to support her service as a facilitator of the linguistics program Writing & Accountability group.
Kaylin Smith presented her talk, "Vowel insertion in Scottish English liquid+nasal clusters: Boundary disputes and durational relations" at the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, which took place in Melbourne, Australia August 5th-9th.
Kaylin Smith is the recipient of an International Phonetic Association Student Award to support an oral presentation at the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences in Melbourne, Australia, which took place August 5th-9th.
Kaylin Smith and Ye Ma presented a poster titled "Semantic Attraction in Sentence Processing" at the CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference in Boulder, Colorado, which took place March 29th-31st. Co-authors: Yan Cong and Alan Beretta.
Mohammed Ruthan and Kaylin Smith receive College of Arts and Letters Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Mohammed Ruthan and Kaylin Smith are the recipients of the Michigan State University College of Arts and Letters Dissertation Completion Fellowship (Awarded for Fall 2019 and Summer 2020, respectively).
Mohammed Ruthan presented his talk, "Temporal Coordination and Sonority of Jazani Arabic Word-initial Clusters" at the Annual Meeting on Phonology, which took place at University of California San Diego, San Diego on October 5-7, 2018. Karthik Durvasula and Yen Hwei Lin are co-authors.
Xiayimaierdan Abudushalamu receives Short-Term Research Fellowship from the University of Potsdam (2019 summer)
Xiayimaierdan Abudushalamu is the recipient of the 3-month Short-Term Research Fellowship funded by the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 1287 “Limits of Variability in Language: Cognitive, Grammatical, and Social Aspects” in the University of Potsdam, Germany during this 2019 summer to continue his research on Uyghur Vowel Harmony.