Teresa Pratt has accepted a three-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Duisburg-Essen, where she will be working with Isabelle Buchstaller in the new Sociolinguistics Lab. She starts in April. Congratulations, Teresa!!!
If the campus seemed a little empty last weekend, it's because many of our linguists were in Salt Lake City, UT for the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Current students, post-docs and faculty presenting papers or posters included:
Ciyang Qing presented a talk titled "Informativity vs. applicability: Decision-theoretic approaches to the semantics and pragmatics of gradable adjectives (and beyond)" at the Department of Philosophy at Peking University on December 14.