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Sean Foley presents at ICSTLL 53

October 5, 2020 |

Current MA student Sean Foley presented recently at the 53rd International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics, hosted (remotely) by the University of North Texas …

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Jiefang Li and Yiwen Peng present at LASSO

September 25, 2020 |

MA students Jiefang Li and Yiwen Peng presented their work at the (virtual) annual meeting of LASSO, the Linguistic Association of the Southwest. They presented …

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Brian Hsu in Language

September 23, 2020 |

An article by Brian Hsu and Saurov Syed (University of Auckland), “Cooccurrence of nonarticle determiners as evidence for split DPs and bundled projections” has appeared in the current issue of Language …

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UNC Linguists at Annual Meeting on Phonology 2020

September 21, 2020 |

Several UNC linguists faculty, students, and alumni presented their work at the Annual Meeting on Phonology 2020, hosted online by UC Santa Cruz. They presented the following works …

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Jennifer Smith keynote at Phonology Forum 2020

September 9, 2020 |

Jennifer Smith recently presented a keynote lecture “How Productive Is Core-Periphery Structure in the Japanese Lexicon? Empirical Results and Theoretical Implications” at the Phonology Forum 2020 of the Phonological Society of Japan. 

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Jennifer Boehm, Amy Reynolds, Becky Butler featured in Endeavors

June 18, 2020 |

Recent work by Amy Reynolds, Jennifer Boehm, and Becky Butler with the Karen community has been featured in an article in Endeavors, the UNC Research magazine. The article delves into their collaboration with local Karen youth to document …

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Erin Chesson’s successful MA thesis defense

June 17, 2020 |

Erin Chesson has successfully defended her MA thesis, “Heritage speaker use of pro-drop and verbal agreement morphology in Tigrinya.” Her committee includes Misha Becker (chair), Abbas Benmamoun (Duke University), and Brian Hsu. Congratulations, Erin!

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Katya Pertsova and Misha Becker in Language Learning and Development

June 17, 2020 |

A paper by Katya Pertsova and Misha Becker, “In support of phonological bias in implicit learning,” has recently been accepted for publication in Language Learning and Development.

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Elliott Moreton paper in Proceedings of SCiL (2020)

May 27, 2020 |

A paper by Elliott Moreton appeared earlier this spring in the Proceedings of the Society for Computation in Linguistics, Volume 3. The paper, “Evolving constraints and rules in Harmonic Grammar” is available online …

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Yu Cai and Rebecca Winters at Northwest Linguistics Conference

May 22, 2020 |

Current MA students Yu Cai and Rebecca Winters presented their work last month at the Northwest Linguistics Conference 2020, hosted (remotely) by the University of Washington. They presented …

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