Calques 2.27

March 30, 2015

Awesomeness | Linguistic Institute | Talks

The Calques office was closed on Friday; hence today's irregular Monday issue. Please send contributions (information and news of departmental interest) to Andrew Garrett.


  • Emily Cibelli has accepted a post-doctoral research position at Northwestern University with Matt Goldrick. (To celebrate, Emily is giving lots of talks today.) Congratulations, Emily!
  • NEH-NSF Documenting Endangered Languages grants have been announced for three Berkeley linguists (so far):
    • Christine Beier, "Documenting Iquito: Text corpus and archiving" (fellowship)
    • Lev Michael, "Documenting Iquito: Lexicon and morphological description" (fellowship)
    • Andrew Garrett, Ira Jacknis, and Erik Mitchell: "Linguistic and Ethnographic Sound Recordings from Early Twentieth-Century California: Optical Scanning, Digitization and Access" (research grant)

Linguistic Institute

Registration is now open for the 2015 Linguistic Institute (sponsored by the University of Chicago and the Linguistic Society of America), to be held in Chicago, July 6-31. Berkeley-related highlights include: