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The Sesquipedalian

The newsletter of the Stanford Department of Linguistics.


Apr 29 2016
We're pleased to announce that six new graduate students will be joining the department! Please join us in extending them a hearty welcome.   Scott Borgeson (University of Pittsburgh)   My primary linguistic interests are phonology, historical linguistics, and Uralic languages. I graduated...
Apr 29 2016
This year's West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, held at the University of Utah, features two presentations by Stanford linguists: Arto Anttila and Naomi Shapiro will present "The interaction of stress and syllabification: parallel or serial?"  Phil Crone will present a poster titled "...
Apr 29 2016
Robert Xu and Nala Lee presented their research at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation - Asia Pacific 4 (NWAV-AP4) 2016 conference hosted in Chiayi, Taiwan from April 22-24: Robert Xu, in collaboration with undergrad alum and former postdoc Patrick Callier, presented "Exploring Prosodic Variability...
Apr 29 2016
Paul Kiparsky will be giving a colloquium at UC Santa Cruz today, titled "Agent Nouns: The Morphosyntax of Mixed Categories."
Apr 29 2016
Daniel Lassiter, who is spending this quarter in Oxford, presented, "The language of higher-order uncertainty," at the Cambridge University Linguistic Society last Thursday, and as a Linguistics colloquium at Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf this Thursday. Dan also presented "Must, might,...

Upcoming Events

Grant McGuire
University of California Santa Cruz
May 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
Type: P-interest Workshop
Bonnie Krejci, Vera Gribanova, Boris Harizanov
May 6, 2016 - 1:30pm
Type: SMircle
Jessica Coon
McGill University
May 6, 2016 - 3:30pm
Type: Linguistics Colloquium