Events

Spring 2019

Dr. Lelia Glass
Georgia Institute of Technology

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 @ 4:00pm
Location: White Hall, Room  101

Title: Experimental and corpus evidence that verbs describing routines facilitate object omission

Dr. Lelia Glass is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the School of Modern Languages. She earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2018, where she won the prestigious Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching, and held a dissertation fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the American Council for Learned Societies. To investigate how language is understood in context, Dr. Glass works on word meaning, world knowledge, and reasoning about the speaker's intentions, drawing on rich empirical data. Her dissertation explores sentences describing the actions of multiple individuals -- "Alice and Bob smiled", "Alice and Bob lifted the box", "Alice and Bob met" -- and the inferences drawn about what each individual did as part of that action.

Poster of Lelia Glass's talk

Fall 2018

Field Methods in Linguistics Class Presentation

Monday, December 10 at 1:00-2:15, in MLB 201

Students of Drs. Kim and Pak's Field Methods in Linguistics class presenting their results from conducting interviews all semester with a native speaker of Lulogooli (an understudied Bantu language of Kenya).  

Photos from the event


Dr. Phillip Carter
Florida International University

Date: Monday, September 24, 2018 @ 4:00pm
Location: White Hall, Room  207

Title: Public Linguistics for the Public Good: Language Documentation, Mass Media Engagement, and Educational Justice

 poster and photos of Dr. Carter, title of lecture and short biography

 abstract of Dr. Carter's lectuer titled "Public Linguistics for the Public  Good: Language Documentation, Mass Media Engagement, and Educational Justice"

This lecture is cosponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, and The Emory College Language Center.