• Florian Schwarz to speak at Northwestern University

    Friday, April 10, 2015: Experimental Comparisons of Presuppositions and Implicatures

  • Florian Schwarz to speak at the University of Michigan

    Florian Schwarz will be giving a talk at the University of Michigan's Spring Colloquium in Philosophy, titled 'Semantics & Pragmatics: Perspectives from the Experimental Study of Meaning'.

  • Florian Schwarz to speak at Harvard

    Florian Schwarz will be giving a Linguistics Colloquium talk at Harvard on Friday, Jan 30, 2015. The title of the talk is: "Experimental Comparisons of Presuppositions and Implicatures".

  • Sabriya Fisher, Hilary Prichard and Betsy Sneller receive a Best Student Paper Award at NWAV 43

    Sabriya Fisher, Hilary Prichard and Betsy Sneller received a Best Student Paper Award for their presentation at NWAV 43 which was held in Chicago on October 23-26, 2014. The title of their paper was "The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree: incremental change in Philadelphia families". Their abstract can be found at the NWAV 43 website.

  • Julie Anne Legate to give a "Knowledge by the Slice" talk

    Julie Anne Legate will be giving a "Knowledge by the Slice" talk on November 18, 2014, at noon. The title of the talk is "Mapping the Boundaries of Human Language".

  • The MIT Press publishes Julie Anne Legate's new book, Voice and v

    Julie Anne Legate's new book, Voice and v. Lessons from Achenese, has been published by The MIT Press as a Linguistic Inquiry Monograph. In Voice and v, Julie Anne Legate investigates the syntactic structure of voice, using Acehnese as the empirical starting point. A central claim is that voice is encoded in a functional projection, VoiceP, which is distinct from, and higher than, vP.

  • Florian Schwarz giving talks at UCLA and Rutgers

    Florian Schwarz is giving talks at UCLA and Rutgers in October. The first talk is titled "Domain Restriction for Definite Descriptions - An Experimental Perspective" and it part of a panel on "Computational and experimental approaches to reference and anaphoric inference", AMPRA 2, held at UCLA on October 18, 2014. The title of the second talk is "Presuppositions and Implicatures in Online Processing" and it will be a colloquium talk given at Rutgers on October 24, 2014. 

  • Penn @ NWAV 43

    A number of Penn linguists will be presenting at NWAV 43 which will be held October 23-26 in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is hosted jointly by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Illinois Chicago campuses in downtown Chicago.

  • Penn @ NELS 45

    Florian Schwarz, Anton Karl Ingason and Einar Freyr Sigurðsson will be presenting co-authored papers and posters at NELS 45. The conference will be held at MIT, October 30th - November 2nd, 2014.

  • Penn @ Phonology 2014

    Eugene Buckley, Kobey Shwayder and Sunghye Cho will be presenting posters at Phonology 2014. The conference will be held at MIT, September 19-21, 2014.