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The Sesquipedalian

The newsletter of the Stanford Department of Linguistics is published every Friday during the academic year.

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Jan 17 2020
Congratulations to Anissa Zaitsu for her recent publication in Glossa, "Modality force and syntax in an understudied class of reduced why-questions in English," which was based on her MA thesis at UCSC out of the work she had done with the Santa Cruz Ellipsis Group!
Jan 17 2020
Congratulations to John R. Rickford and Sharese King (Ph.D. '18) for this cool statistic: The most downloaded article from Language in November was "Language and linguistics on trial: Hearing Rachel Jeantel (and other vernacular speakers) in the courtroom and beyond."  Their paper was downloaded a...

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Bonnie Krejci
January 17, 2020 - 1:30pm
Type: Dissertation Oral Presentation
Jess Law
January 17, 2020 - 3:00pm
Type: Construction of Meaning Workshop
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John Hopkins University
January 21, 2020 - 12:00pm
Type: Linguistics Colloquium