In and around the linguistics department in the next week:
- SSCircle - Friday, Sep 29 - Dwinelle 1303 - 3-4pm: Emily Clem (UC San Diego) & Amy Rose Deal (UC Berkeley): "Dependent case by Agree: Ergative in Shawi"
- Phorum - Friday, Sep 29 - Dwinelle 1303 - 4-5pm: Alex Elias (UC Berkeley): "Just because you can doesn’t mean you should: Two analyses of Jao’s phonemic inventory"
- SLaB - Tuesday, Oct 3 - Dwinelle 5125 and Zoom - 3:30-4:30pm: NWAV Practice Talks, Part 1. Julianne Kapner, "Ne-omission in Ivorian French celebrity interviews on YouTube"; Riley Van Meter, "Quantifying grammaticalization via translation: The position of Lo Cunto de li Cunti’s Neapolitan on the Romance grammaticalization cline"; Baichen Du, "Visible articulatory variation as a cue to sound change: Lip rounding and lip protrusion variability in the Mandarin sibilant merger"
- SSCircle - Friday, Oct 6 - Dwinelle 1303 - 3-4pm: Yaqing Cao (UC Santa Cruz): TBD
- Phorum - Friday, Oct 6 - Dwinelle 1303 - 4-5pm: Noah Macey (UC Berkeley): "A dynamic neural model of the interaction between social and lexical influences on speech production: The case of retroflex sibilants in Taiwan Mandarin"
Larry Hyman and Hildah Kemunto Nyamwaro have published an open-access article "Grammatical tone mapping in Ekegusii" (a Bantu language of Kenya) in Phonology 39(1), a special issue on Grammatical Tone edited by Nicholas Rolle (Berkeley PhD, 2018), Florian Lionnet (Berkeley PhD 2016) and Laura McPherson: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0952675723000118
Congratulations to Glottal Non-Stops superstar Becky Jarvis, who ran the Alameda "5k" (actually ~5.5k) race on Sunday, September 24, 2023 and was the #1 woman (out of 170) and #12 overall (out of all 285 runners). If anyone is interested in running races with the Glottal Non-Stops in the future, please reach out to Becky Jarvis (firstname.lastname@example.org), Hannah Sande (email@example.com), or Andrew Garrett (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Amber Galvano and several co-authors from the University of Michigan have just published their article "Perceptions of regional origin and social attributes of phonetic variants used in Iberian Spanish" in the Journal of Linguistic Geography.
Gašper Beguš gave an invited colloquium talk on "Modeling Language as a dependency between the latent space and data" at the University of Arizona's Department of Linguistics on September 22, 2023. The abstract can be found here: https://linguistics.arizona.edu/events/modeling-language-dependency-between-latent-space-and-data
Wesley dos Santos published a paper on "Asymmetries among Person Indexes in Kawahíva"in the International Journal of American Linguistics. You can find the paper here: https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/726149?fbclid=IwAR3N6v...
Maksymilian Dabkowski published a paper on "Two grammars of A’ingae glottalization: A case for Cophonologies by Phase" in NLLT. You can read the paper here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11049-023-09574-5.