Welcome back for the fall semester! Calques is a weekly newsletter that's only as informative as your contributions. Please send information and news of departmental interest to Andrew Garrett.
Great news for two graduate students:
- Sarah Bakst has been awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for her project "Articulation and Altered Auditory Feedback".
- Matt Faytak is one of two recipients of the Raymond H. Stetson Scholarship in Phonetics and Speech Science from the Acoustical Society of America.
Congratulations, Matt and Sarah!
Two Berkeley Linguistics graduate students have filed PhD dissertations (and taken up positions at other UC campuses) since the last issue of Calques: congratulations and best wishes to Oana and Roslyn!
- Roslyn Burns, "New World Mennonite Low German: An Investigating of Changes in Progress"
- Oana David, "Metaphor in the Grammar of Argument Realization"
Meanwhile, welcome to our entering first-year graduate class:
- Karee Garvin
- Noah Hermalin
- Myriam Lapierre
- Yevgeniy Melguy
- Tessa Scott
- Eric Wilbanks
- Chris Beier has joined us as an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Linguistics.
- Amy Rose Deal is on leave for the 2016-17 academic year.
- Gary Holland is on leave for the fall.
Welcome Chris; and Amy Rose and Gary, we hope you have enjoyable and productive leaves!
- Lx 1A: American Sign Language I (Hicks)
- Lx R1B: Endangered Languages (Rouvier, Sande)
- Lx 5: Language and Linguistics (Hyman)
- Lx 24: Language Myths (Hyman, Inkelas)
- Lx 100: Introduction to Linguistic Science (Lin and Mikkelsen)
- Lx 106: Metaphor (Sweetser)
- Lx 110: Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology (Johnson)
- Lx 128: Linguistic Analysis of Literature (Sweetser)
- Lx 130: Comparative and Historical Linguistics (Garrett)
- Lx 140: Introduction to Field Methods (Hyman)
- Lx 148: Phonological Development (Inkelas)
- Lx 154: Language Revitalization: Theory and Practice (Beier)
- Lx 170: History, Structure, and Sociolinguistics of Ojibwe (Rhodes)
- Lx 200: Proseminar (Gahl)
- Lx 201: Advanced Proseminar (Mikkelsen)
- Lx 208: Psycholinguistics (Gahl)
- Lx 221B: Topics in Phonological Theory: Contrast (Kavitskaya)
- Lx 220A: Syntax and Semantics I (Jenks)
- Lx 240A: Field Methods (Michael)
- Lx 245: Anthropological Linguistics (Michael)
- Lx 290A: Seminar on Relative Clauses (Jenks)
- Monday, August 29
- Tuesday, August 30
- Thursday, September 1
- 12:30–2: Historical linguistics forum, reading discussion on sound change: Hualde 2011 (*dhworom, 1229 Dwinelle)
- 12:30–2: GoOD InTEnSIOnS, a new semantics reading group, working through von Fintel and Heim's lecture notes on intensional semantics (1303 Dwinelle)
- Friday, September 2:
- 11–12:30: Gary Lupyan (Wisconsin), "Beyond the mapping metaphor: the role of words in human cognition" (Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences seminar, F 11–12:30, 5101 Tolman)
- 3:30–5: Jed Sam Pizarro-Guevara (UC Santa Cruz), "Tagalog voice/agreement morphology and its role in processing filler-gap dependencies" (Syntax & Semantics Circle, 1303 Dwinelle)