Lise Abrams, Peter W. Stanley Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, was selected as a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Fellow status is awarded to APS members who have made sustained outstanding contributions to the science of psychology in the areas of research, teaching, service and/or application. Recent fellows were named in the September issue of the APS Observer.
Mary Paster, professor of linguistics and cognitive science, published "Phonology Counts" in Radical: A Journal of Phonology, volume 1, pages 1-62 on September 25.
Graduate School Information Session for current LGCS students. September 23, 2019 4:15PM – 5:30PM Edmunds 217
Professor Nicole Holliday Talk: How black should a black president sound?: Sociophonetic variation in the speech of Barack Obama September 11, 2019 4:15PM – 5:15PM Lincoln 1125
Department Welcome Back Lunch All current and interested LGCS students are welcome. September 11, 2019 12:00PM – 1:00PM Edmunds 211
Lise Abrams, Peter W. Stanley Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, and Andrew Conway, professor of psychology at Claremont Graduate University (CGU), received a 2019 BLAIS Challenge grant to conduct a research project titled "An Investigation of Rationality in Older Adults" on August 13. The BLAIS Foundation is a CGU endowment devoted to the promotion and support of academic cooperation between CGU and the undergraduate Claremont Colleges. The award of $23,333 will be used to support undergraduate and graduate research assistants and collect preliminary data for an external funding application.
Megan Zirnstein, assistant professor of linguistics and cognitive science, published a paper titled, "What is the Source of Bilingual Cross-Language Activation in Deaf Bilinguals?" in the Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education in August.
Lise Abrams, Peter W. Stanley Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, presented a co-authored poster titled “Does Recalling Emotional Memories Change Older Adults' Speech?” at the 13th biennial meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC) in Cape Cod from June 6-9.
Robin Melnick, assistant professor of linguistics and cognitive science, presented a paper, "Priming vs. Inhibition of Optional Infinitival 'to'," coauthored with Tom Wasow of Stanford, at the workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics at the annual conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics in Minneapolis on June 7.
Mary Paster, professor of linguistics and cognitive science, presented a paper, "Comparing Analyses of Yoruba Vowel Harmony," at the 50th Annual Conference on African Linguistics at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada on May 23.