Stanford department alum Tyler Schnoebelen was recently featured in the NY Times Style Section article on the Word of the Year. Read all about it here!
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Sesquikudos to former visiting scholar (during 2009-2010) Hideki Zamma, who has just received two prestigious awards:
Other prominent linguists who have received the Ichikawa prize include Haruo Kubozono and Naoki Fukui.
This is for the published version of his 2012 Ph.D. thesis Patterns and Categories in English Suffixation and Stress Placement: A Theoretical and Quantitative Study – “a remarkable contribution to the study of English word stress that goes beyond earlier work in accounting for quantitative patterns in the English lexicon”, as Arto summarizes.
And congratulations to Stephanie Shih, who has accepted an offer for a tenure-track faculty position in the department of Cognitive & Information Sciences at UC Merced!
Olga Dmitrieva (Ph.D. 2012) has accepted a tenure track offer from Purdue University, with a 50-50 appointment in Russian linguistics (School of languages and cultures) and Linguistics.
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.
Stanford Linguistics PhD, 2004 Sarah Benor (now Associate Professor at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion) was runner up to coveted 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature for her work, Becoming Frum: How Newcomers Learn the Language and Culture of Orthodox Judaism.
Emily Bender, Stanford Linguistics PhD 2000, has just released a new book entitle Linguistic Fundamentals for Natural Language Processing: 100 Essentials from Morphology and Syntax. Check it out here.
Laura Staum Casasanto, Stanford Linguistics PhD 2009, was recently appointed Project Manager for the 2015 Linguistic Institute, which will be held July 6 – 31, 2015.