Autumn 2016

Autumn 2016

Congratulations to Peter Culicover, who was made a Distinguished University Professor last Spring. The title was formally conferred on him at the meeting of the Board of Trustees on June 3. This is…
This was the inaugural year of Global May Study Abroad New Zealand, a linguistics-oriented education abroad program presented in collaboration with the University of Canterbury in Christchurch. The…
Professor Ashwini Deo has accepted the position of associate professor with tenure in the Department of Linguistics and will join us in the coming year. Her research areas include Semantics/…
From left to right: Shuan Osman Karim holds a BA with honors in Linguistics and Japanese from the University of Texas at Austin. He has taught English abroad in Iraq, and is currently offering…
Congratulations to Hope Dawson and Mike Phelan, editors of Language Files, the 12th edition, now available for purchase. The Ohio State University Press has posted a new webpage (check it out!) and…
We are looking forward to another year in Ohio stadium. In the meantime, plans continue for our move back into Oxley. Work began in Oxley this Autumn, and we may be able to move again as soon as…
Check out this article about Micha Elsner's “Where's Waldo” article in Frontiers in Psychology (with A. Clarke (Essex) and H. Rohde (Edinburgh)). The piece, about the use of landmarks in giving…
Congratulations to faculty member Kathryn Campbell-Kibler, who has received the 2014–15 Rodica C. Botoman Award. The award provides $5,000 to a faculty member in the humanities who best exemplifies…
Martha Austen: "'Finna Put the Groceries Up': Comparing Black and White Regional Variation" presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 45.  Jefferson Barlew: Barlew, J. (2016). Anchored to…
Mary Beckman 2015. Edwards, J., Beckman, M. E., & Munson, B. “Frequency effects in phonological acquisition.” Journal of Child Language, 42(2): 306-311. 2015. Holliday, J. J., Reidy, P. F.,…
Alumni Updates Robin Dautricourt (PhD ’10) accepted a position at Amazon, working with the Alexa Language Technologies team at Amazon headquarters in Seattle, Washington. Kodi Weatherholtz (PhD ’15…
In December, the department gathered at Shari’s home for a holiday party   In February, faculty member Bob Levine hosted the annual graduate recruitment party.   At the end of February, a new…