Monthly Archives: May 2019

AnderBois and Jacobson at SALT 29

SALT (Semantics and Linguistic Theory) 29 (http://salt.linguistics.ucla.edu/29/program.html) took place at UCLA May 17-19. Brown was amply represented with Polly Jacobson delivering the closing keynote of the conference, “Why we still don’t need/want variables: Two SALTy case studies”, and Scott AnderBois presenting a poster titled “At-issueness in direct quotation: the case of Mayan quotatives”. In addition to current faculty, Brown alum Simon Charlow (’07 Linguistics AB) delivered one of the three other keynotes, “GIVENness and local contexts”.

http://salt.linguistics.ucla.edu/29/abstracts/jacobson-salt29-abstract.pdf
http://salt.linguistics.ucla.edu/29/abstracts/anderbois-salt29-abstract.pdf
http://salt.linguistics.ucla.edu/29/abstracts/charlow-salt29-abstract.pdf

Collaborative JIPA paper appears!

In a paper originating in CLPS 1390 in Spring 2017, Scott AnderBois and Chelsea Sanker together with then-students Hugo Lucitante ’19, Chiara Repetti-Ludlow ’18, and Haoru Zhang MA ’18 published the first instrumental phonetic description of A’ingae (Cof├ín), an indigenous language of Amazonia, as part of the Journal of the International Phonetic Association‘s “Illustrations of the IPA”:

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-the-international-phonetic-association/article/aingae-cofan/FF9C79364367200949AC46DC36383D00