Please send information and news of departmental interest to Andrew Garrett.
This week two Berkeley linguists have academic job news:
- Tammy Stark has accepted a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics at the University of Connecticut.
- Linguistic anthropologist Mara Green (Berkeley PhD 2014, now a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Linguistics, UC San Diego) has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Barnard College and Columbia University.
And three members of our community have earned local laurels:
- Nico Baier and Eric Prendergast will receive Outstanding GSI Awards from the Graduate Division for their excellent teaching.
- Rich Rhodes will serve as Interim Director of Berkeley's Canadian Studies Program in 2016-17.
Congratulations to Mara, Tammy, Eric, Nico, and Rich!
- Friday, April 8
- Monday, April 11
- Tuesday, April 12
- Wednesday, April 13
- Friday, April 15
- 3–5: Rotund Robin (Syntax and Semantics Circle, 1303 Dwinelle)
- 3–5: Rick Kern (Berkeley), "Technologies and Literacies in Language Education: Looking Beyond Communication Competence" (Berkeley Language Center, B-4 Dwinelle)
- Around the Bay Area
At least four Berkeley linguists are on the road this week:
- Amy Rose Deal, MIT Linguistics Colloquium, April 15
- Erik Maier, "As Above, but Below: Karuk Directional Suffixes as Low Applicatives", Stanford SMircle, April 8
- Meg Cychosz and Amalia Skilton are running in Sunday's Santa Cruz Half Marathon and 10K.
Break a leg, Erik and Amy Rose! Don't injure your legs, Amalia and Meg!
This month's Inkling (our social hour) will take place on Wednesday, April 27, 3:30–5 pm. Please mark your calendars! On this occasion we will enjoy a pleasing contest concerning reasons to join the Linguistic Society of America.