30 January 2012

Congratulations to Bill!

We wholeheartedly congratulate Professor Bill Rutherford on being chosen to receive the 2012 Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award!

The well deserved award will be presented to him at the annual Academic Honors Convocation on April 4th.

25 January 2012

USC linguists at FASAL-2

In the coming March, many of us will be presenting at FASAL 2 at MIT:

Priyanka Biswas
Bangla Default Classifier Revisited

Arunima Choudhury and Elsi Kaiser
Information structure, prosodic focus in Bangla: Comparing production & perception

Sarah Ouwayda and Mythili Menon
Malayalam -kaL is Plural, English ‘Plural Marking’ is Not

Roumyana Pancheva and Priyanka Biswas
Temporal Adverbials, Negation, and the Bangla Perfect

Saurov Syed
The Syntactic Encoding of I- and M- Possessors

Andrew Simpson, Arunima Choudhury, and Mythili Menon
Empty nominal categories in Bangla, Hindi and Malayala

The program of FASAL 2 can be found here: http://fasal.mit.edu/FASAL2-program.pdf