This is the last 2015 issue of Calques. The editors thank the loyal readership for their attentive interest. Please send spring semester information and news of departmental interest to Andrew Garrett.
All are welcome at today's Holiday Potluck beginning at 12 noon in 1229 Dwinelle. Gab, mingle, and munch!
In November alone, the Linguistics Department's escholarship site for digital scholarship — bling — had thousands of hits and downloads across all categories:
- Dissertations: 1024 views, 535 downloads
- BLS papers: 231 views, 76 downloads
- Phonology Lab Annual Report papers: 225 views, 94 downloads
- Survey Reports papers: 77 views, 22 downloads
- Miscellaneous papers: 5 views, 7 downloads
The #1 most popular item was Eve Sweetser's 1984 dissertation "Semantic Structure and Semantic Change" (with 56 hits in November). Congratulations, Eve!
- Monday, December 7
- Tuesday, December 8
- Thursday, December 10
- 10-11:30: Jie Ren (Brown), "From phonological features to words: A study of developmental continuity in language acquisition" (1303 Dwinelle)
- Colloquia at other universities
- Merced, Monday, Oct. 26: Joe Pater (Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst), "Grammatical Agent-Based Modeling of Linguistic Typology" (UC Merced CogSci Colloquium, 3 pm)