Archive for the ‘Grads’ Category

Tania Rojas-Esponda Receives Mellon Fellowship

Tania has accepted a Mellon Dissertation Fellowship for next year. Congratulations!

Stephanie Shih’s Dissertation Submitted

Stephanie Shih has submitted her dissertation Towards Optimal RhythmCongratulations, Stephanie!

New article by Tania Rojas-Esponda

Congratulations to Tania Rojas-Esponda, whose paper A discourse model for überhaupt has just been published in the prestigious journal Semantics & Pragmatics!

Look Who’s Talking!

James Collins will be presenting this Friday, March 7, at the 32nd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 32) on Diagnosing Predicate Fronting with Coordinate Structure Constraint Violations

Several current and past Stanford linguists will be presenting at CUNY 2014:

  • Chris Potts will give a plenary talk on Characterizing expressive and social meaning with large corpora as part of the Special Session on Experimental Pragmatics.
  • Judith Degen will give a plenary talk on Alternatives in Pragmatic Inference as part of the Special Session on Experimental Pragmatics.
  • Klinton Bicknell and Roger Levy will be presenting on The mind leads the eyes: ungrammaticality detection from two words back in reading.
  • Kevin McGowan, Meghan Sumner, Annette D’Onofrio, and Teresa Pratt will be presenting on The contribution of form and meaning to the processing of careful and casual speech.
  • Chigusa Kurumada, Meredith Brown, Sarah Bibyk, Daniel Pontillo and Michael Tanenhaus will be presenting on Expectation-adaptation in the incremental interpretation of contrastive prosody.
  • Richard Futrell, Tina Hickey, Aldrin Lee, Eunice Lim, Elena Luchkina and Edward Gibson will be presenting on A cross-linguistic verb-final bias in gesturing paradigms.
  • Marie-Catherine de Marneffe and Judith Tonhauser will be presenting on Prosody affects scalar implicature generation.
  • Jennifer E. Arnold, Elise C. Rosa, Mark Klinger, Patrick Powell, Alison Meyer will be presenting on Mechanisms of prosody production: Differences between children with and without ASD.

QP Fest – Save the Date!

This year’s QP Fest will be the afternoon of Friday, April 25, in the Greenberg Room.

Look Who’s Talking!

Tania Rojas-Esponda gave the talk “Themes from discourse particles: a QUD-based perspective” at the Question in Discourse Workshop in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Dec. 16.

Congratulations Stephanie Shih!

Stephanie Shih successfully defended her dissertation “Towards Optimal Rhythm” this week. Congratulations, Stephanie!