The LSA is pleased to announce the appointment of Christina Tortora as one of four Associated Editor to serve on the editorial team for Language, the LSA's flagship journal. This is a three year termsstarting in January 2018. Read more
Prof. Jason Kandybowicz will present a talk at the 48th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS48). The title of the talk is `The Anti-contiguity of Wh- and C: New Evidence from Nupe'. Read more
Prof. Sam Al Khatib taught two week-long classes on the semantics of tense and aspect at ESSLLI 2017 with Prof. Yael Sharvit from UCLA. The handouts for these two classes can be found at the following sites.
Introduction to the semantics of tense and aspect[irit.fr]: https://www.irit.fr/esslli2017/courses/3[irit.fr]
Theories of sequence-of-tense[irit.fr]: https://www.irit.fr/esslli2017/courses/13[irit.fr] Read more
Episode 3 features Ph.D. student Jet Vonk (Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences) and her advisor, Distinguished Professor Loraine Obler (Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences/Linguistics). Read more
Zhuo Chen gave a talk at the 41st Penn Linguistics Conference, March 26, 2017. The title of the talk is `Shenme as a Dependent Indefinite’. She will also present a poster on this topic at the 35th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics which will be held April 28 - 30, 2017 at University of Calgary, Canada.
New NSF Grant awarded to Linguistics faculty Christina Tortora (College of Staten Island and GC), Cecelia Cutler (Lehman College and GC), Michael Newman (Queens College and GC), Bill Haddican (Queens College and GC) and Beatrice Santorini (UPenn)
Title: Collaborative Research: A Corpus of New York City English: Audio-Aligned and Parsed
Amount: $ 740,608 Read more
On September 23, 2016, the Research Institute for the Study of Language in Urban Society (RISLUS) hosted Multilingualism and Language Empowerment, A Response to Inequality, a Graduate Center Symposium. The symposium highlighted the value and relevance of language and literacy projects conducted at the Graduate Center to New York’s multilingual population. Presenters shared multilingual approaches to improving access to education for immigrant students and speakers of minority languages.
Throughout the day, 27 researchers, educators, curriculum developers, and other specialists shared their innovations and research. The symposium’s 102 attendees were comprised of colleagues across 13 CUNY campuses, and 10 institutions outside of CUNY, including 8 representatives from the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE). Read more
Professor Daniel Kaufman (GC/Queens, Linguistics) was featured in a recent public radio segment that explored New York City’s endangered languages. Read more
Language and language choices play a significant yet often unacknowledged role in fostering inequality. The goal of this symposium is to highlight work at the CUNY Graduate Center that focuses on multilingualism and multilingual approaches as an effective way to combat inequality of access.
Proposals for a 10 or 20 minute presentation are welcome from members of the GC community. Papers and presentations should inform an audience of CUNY students and faculty, educational and community leaders, about the value and relevance of language and literacy projects conducted at the Graduate Center to New York’s multilingual population.
Abstracts are due May 20, 2016 and should be sent to Christen Madsen at email@example.com. Read more
Romance Linguistics 2013
(John Benjamins, 2016) Read more