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New book by Ph.D alumna Yu Li

May 12, 2021 |

Our 2007 Ph.D alumna Yu Li, currently an assistant professor at Loyola Marymount University, recently published a book, The Chinese Writing System in Asia: An Interdisciplinary Perspective …

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UNC linguists at CLS 57

May 6, 2021 |

A couple of UNC linguistics students and alumni are presenting this week at the 57th annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. They are presenting the following …

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UNC linguists at WCCFL 39

April 12, 2021 |

Several UNC linguistics students, faculty, and alumni presented this weekend at the 39th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, hosted virtually by the University of Arizona. They presented …

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Yiwen Peng’s successful MA thesis defense

April 9, 2021 |

Yiwen Peng has successfully defended his MA thesis, “The constituency and syntactic projections of classifiers in Mandarin Chinese.” His committee includes Brian Hsu (chair), Misha Becker, and Michael Terry. Congratulations, Yiwen!

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Jennifer Smith in Linguistic Inquiry

March 29, 2021 |

An article by Jennifer Smith, “Some Formal Implications of Deletion Saltation,” has been accepted for publication in Linguistic Inquiry. Both the “just accepted” version and its eventual published version are available …

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Meg Fletcher to Ph.D program at University of Georgia

March 25, 2021 |

Recent MA graduate (2020) Meg Fletcher has has been admitted to the linguistics Ph.D program at the University of Georgia, where she will begin this fall. Congratulations, Meg!

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Summer 2021 course offerings

March 19, 2021 |

Our department will offer several classes during the two Summer 2021 sessions. This includes LING 101: Introduction to Language,
LING 202: Language Variation and Change, LING 290: Special Topics: Introduction to American Sign Language I …

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David Mora-Marín invited talk at Museo del Jade (Costa Rica)

February 25, 2021 |

David Mora-Marín gave a (remote) presentation this week at the Museo del Jade y de la Cultura Precolombina in Costa Rica, on inscriptions on Mayan jade pendants found in Costa Rica …

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Katya Pertsova keynote at InterSlavic 2020/2021

February 25, 2021 |

Katya Pertsova gave a keynote presentation at a conference, International/Interslavic 2020/2021: Internationalisms in Slavic as a window into the architecture of grammar, hosted by the University of Graz …

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Jennifer Smith colloquium talk at Universität Leipzig

February 18, 2021 |

Jen Smith gave an invited colloquium talk, “A tale of two alternations: Productivity and phonetic naturalness in a nonce-loanword judgment task,” at the University of Leipzig (remotely) on Wednesday, February 17 …

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