May 8, 2015

Awesomeness | Talks and events | Travel | Deadlines

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Awesomeness

Two Berkeley faculty members are being nominated for lofty positions in the Linguistic Society of America (the main professional organization for US linguists):

Congratulations to Larry and Sharon! (To everybody else: vote early and often.)

Talks and events

  • Friday, May 8
  • Monday, May 11
    • 1–2:30: Yang Xu (UC Berkeley), "Conceptual Integration and Multi-Modal Discourse Comprehension" (CogNetwork, B-4 Dwinelle)
  • Tuesday, May 12
  • Thursday, May 14
    • 2–3:30: Manfred Krifka (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), "Field work on Daakie (Ambrym, Vanuatu), with special reference on sounds, nouns, and mood" (Fieldwork Forum, 1303 Dwinelle)
  • Friday, May 15
    • 11–12: Andrew Garrett (UC Berkeley), "Ancestry relationships in linguistic phylogenetics" (Historical linguistics forum = *dhworom, 1303 Dwinelle)
  • Saturday, May 16: Graduation!

Travel

Four talks at this year's UC Santa Barbara Workshop on American Indian Languages, May 8-9, are by Berkeley authors:

Safe travels to us all!

Deadlines