McGill at Sinn und Bedeutung 2022

McGill linguists presented work at Sinn und Bedeutung 27, hosted September 14–16th at Charles University in Prague. Recent post-doc Alexander Göbel and Michael...
September 26, 2022

James Crippen at “Sharing Our Knowledge / Wooshteen Kanax̱tulaneegí Haa At Wuskóowu”

Professor James A. Crippen presented a talk titled Ḵaachx̱an.áakʼw X̱ʼéidáx̱: Some Dialect Features Of Wrangell Tlingit, detailing some distinctive dialect features of the undocumented...
September 10, 2022

Tanner, Sonderegger, & Stuart-Smith “Best Paper” at NAACL 2022

James Tanner (PhD '20), Morgan Sonderegger and Jane Stuart-Smith presented "Multidimensional acoustic variation in vowels across English dialects" at the SIGMORPHON 2022 workshop at NAACL 2022, which won the workshop's Best...
September 5, 2022

McGill at LabPhon 18

LabPhon 18 was held virtually June 22-25.  There were several presentations by department members: Gwen Brekelmans, Nadine Lavan, Haruka Saito, Meghan Clayards and Elizabeth Wonnacott --...
September 5, 2022

MCQLL Summer News

Former MCQLL MA student (2021), Emily Goodwin traveled to ACL 2022 in Dublin, Ireland to present her paper Compositional Generalization in Dependency Parsing,...
September 5, 2022

Martinović Igala grants

Congrats to Martina Martinović, who received an FRQSC grant and a SSHRC Insight Development Grant to continue her work on the Volta-Niger language Igala.
September 2, 2022

Lamontagne and Goad in Glossa

Jeff Lamontagne (PhD 2020) and Heather Goad's article "Weight sensitivity and prominence in Laurentian French" will appear in the journal Glossa. The full abstract appears...
August 31, 2022

Eurosla 31 update

As reported in a recent post, Lydia White, Heather Goad, Gui Garcia (PhD 2017), Natália Guzzo (post-doc 2016-2019), Liz Smeets (PhD 2020) and Jiajia Su (PhD 2019) presented a paper ('Effects of stress on...
August 29, 2022

Faculty grants news

McLing is happy to report on some new research grants awarded to department faculty members over the past year: Charles Boberg was awarded...
August 22, 2022

Hirsch and Schwarz at “New trends in semantics” workshop

On June 16, Aron Hirsch (postdoc 2017-19) and Bernhard Schwarz jointly gave an invited talk at the workshop “New trends in semantics”, held...
August 22, 2022

David Shanks to Whitehorse

MA student David Shanks traveled to Whitehorse, Yukon to conduct fieldwork with speakers of Dän k'è' (Southern Tutchone, Dene/Athabaskan) in June. Over two weeks, David...
August 22, 2022

White, Goad, Garcia, Guzzo, Smeets, and Su at EuroSLA and GASLA

Lydia White, Heather Goad, Gui Garcia (PhD 2017), Natália Guzzo (post-doc 2016-2019), Liz Smeets (PhD 2020) and Jiajia Su (PhD 2019) presented two collaborative papers...
August 22, 2022