Here is part II of what McGill linguists did this summer!
- A paper on the syntax and semantics of numeral classifiers in Ch’ol appeared in Glossa this summer, co-authored by Alan Bale (PhD ’06), Jessica Coon, and Nicolás Arcos López. It’s titled: “Classifiers, partitions, and measurements: Exploring the syntax and semantics of sortal classifiers.”
- Meghan Clayards gave a plenary lecture at the 26th International Conference on Sound and Vibration held in Montreal July 7-11 titled “Variability in speech and spoken word recognition”. Her collaborative work with a group at UCL was also published this summer:
Dong, H., Clayards, M., Brown, H., Wonnacott, E. (2019) The effects of high versus low talker variability and individual aptitude on phonetic training of Mandarin lexical tones. PeerJ, 7, e7191.
Incoming student Alex Cucinelli attended the annual meeting of the CLA at UBC, and the International Child Phonology Conference at UdeM, presenting posters with Parisa Tarahomi.
- Thea Knowles (BHons 2011, Postbac 2012-13) has accepted an Assistant Professor position at the University at Buffalo in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences. Congratulations, Thea!”
- Junko Shimoyama presented her joint work with Dan Goodhue (PhD 2018) on embedding under quotative ’to’ in Japanese at the RelNomComp workshop at the University of Toronto (June 19-20, 2019). The workshop was associated with her SSHRC grant on non-canonical clausal subordination with co-PI Keir Moulton (UofT, McGill postdoc 2009-11).