16 January 2012

Tanja Heizmann defends dissertation on January 18

Tanja Heizmann will defend her dissertation, "Acquisition of Exhaustivity in Clefts and Questions and the Quantifier Connection -- A Crosslinguistic Study of English and German" on Wednesday, January 18, at 3PM in Bartlett 206.

Congratulations Tanja!

Call for abstracts: Undergraduate Conference

The q Undergraduate Association for Linguistics at Michigan State (qUALMS) is pleased to announce the Great Lakes Expo for Experimental and Formal Undergraduate Linguistics (GLEEFUL). GLEEFUL will be held on April 21, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Pesetsky
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

GLEEFUL aims to bring together undergraduate linguists from across the continent to present high-quality research to their peers in order to gain experience and a greater appreciation for the many ways to study linguistics and language-related fields.

We invite 1 page abstracts (500 words) for 10 minute presentations or posters from any area of linguistics. Abstract submission and registration will all be done electronically through our website, available through https://sites.google.com/site/gleeful2012/.

Deadline for submission of abstract: January 22, 2012.
Abstracts will be reviewed, and participants will be notified starting on February 26, 2012.

For further information, you can send an email to gleeful.2012@gmail.com, or check out the GLEEFUL website.