The Weekly Newsletter of MIT Linguistics

Issue of Monday, May 27th, 2019

Richards @ AFLA 26

Norvin spent May 24-26 at 26th meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, at the University of Western Ontario, where he gave a talk on “Association with lang ‘only’ in Tagalog”. Other speakers included TC Chen ‘18, Mitcho Erlewine ‘14, and Lisa Travis ‘84. The program can be found here.

MIT @ mfm

The 27th Manchester Phonology Meeting (mfm) was held in Manchester, England, from May 23th to May 25th. Two members from MIT participated this year.

  • Adam Albright : Are phonotactically unusual words exceptions?
  • Boer Fu (2nd year) : Contrast Preservation and Maximization in Mandarin R-suffixation

Several alums were also present, including Juliet Stanton, Ezer Rasin, Steven Lulich (SHBT), Eulàlia Bonet, and Joan Mascaró.

All abstracts are found here.

Photo of MIT participants at 27mfm