The Weekly Newsletter of MIT Linguistics

Issue of Monday, February 13th, 2012

Experimental Syntax and Semantics Lab organizational meeting  

The Experimental Syntax and Semantics lab is having its first lab meeting of the semester Monday at 5:30 pm, in the fourth floor seminar room, 32-D461. It will be primarily an organizational meeting and there will be pizza. All are welcome!


LFRG organizational meeting - 2/16  

There will be a short organizational meeting for the LF Reading Group on 16 February (Thursday) at 10 am in 32-D831.


Phonology Circle organizational meeting – Tues 2/14  

Phonology Circle resumes on Tuesday 2/14 at 5pm in 32D-831. (Please note the day and time!) We’ll have a brief organizational meeting in which we discuss scheduling for the remainder of the semester.


Omer speaks!  

Omer Preminger gave a talk at New York University last Friday on “Agreement in Kichean and Zulu: Filtration vs. Strict Generativity”.


Katz paper accepted  

Jonah Katz (PhD 2010), currently a post-doc at CNRS and the Institut Jean Nicod in Paris, writes to us that his paper “Compression effects in English” has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Phonetics. Congratulations, Jonah!