News

Professor David Goldstein Awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship

Published: April 9, 2021

Professor David Goldstein has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2022-23 for his project “Cascades of change: How domino effects shape language.” In this project, Professor Goldstein will examine how one linguistic change increases (or decreases) the probability of subsequent changes.

Read More

The Copenhagen phylolinguistics workshop with David Goldstein

Published: March 9, 2021

David Goldstein will be giving a workshop on computational phylogenetic linguistics on May 3, 5, and 7 2021.  The workshop is organized by the research project “Connecting the Dots” (Thomas Olander, Copenhagen). More information, including links for registration and the workshop description flyer, can be found here.

Read More

John Clayton and Teigo Onishi presenting at LSA 2021

Published: January 4, 2021

John Clayton and Teigo Onishi will be presenting at the Linguistic Society of America 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. John will be giving a talk entitled “Morphological change from allophonic asymmetry: Indo-Iranian nasals and directional remodeling” at 3:45 pm (PST) on Thursday 7 January. Teigo will be giving a talk entitled “Pronominal clitics in Tocharian B…

Read More

New publication by Tony Yates

Published: December 21, 2020

Tony Yates has published a new article “Voice Reversals and Syntactic Structure: Evidence from Hittite“, co-authored with John Gluckman (University of Kansas), in Glossa.  The article may be found here. Yates, A. D., & Gluckman, J. 2020. Voice Reversals and Syntactic Structure: Evidence from Hittite. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics, 5(1), 120. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.1164

Read More

New publication by Ian Hollenbaugh: “A New Approach to Prohibitive Constructions in the R̥gveda and the Atharvaveda”

Published: December 18, 2020

Ian Hollenbaugh has published a new article “A New Approach to Prohibitive Constructions in the R̥gveda and the Atharvaveda” in the Journal of the American Oriental Society. The article may be found here. 2020. A New Approach to Prohibitive Constructions in the R̥gveda and the Atharvaveda. Journal of the American Oriental Society 140.4:777–802

Read More

Talk by Teigo Onishi: “Clitic doubling in Tocharian A”

Published: November 29, 2020

Teigo Onishi will be presenting a paper entitled “Clitic doubling in Tocharian A” at the online “Tocharian in Progress” conference on Tuesday 8 December, 2020 (9:00 AM Pacific Standard Time).  See here for a full schedule and information on registering.

Read More

Congratulations to Tony Yates!

Published: October 26, 2020

Lecturer Tony Yates has been awarded a new appointment as a Humboldt Fellow and Postdoctoral Researcher at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, to begin January 2021.  Though we are sad he is leaving, we wish Tony all the best!

Read More