Past Updates

Past Updates

May 2017

Muskogean Languages (Jack B. Martin)
Passives and Syntax (Artemis Alexiadou)
William Labov (Matthew J. Gordon)

April 2017

Experimental Semiotics (Bruno Galantucci)

March 2017

Anaphora in Dravidian (K. A. Jayaseelan)
Argument Realization in Syntax (Malka Rappaport Hovav)
Case (Andrej L. Malchukov)
Caucasian Languages (Marina Chumakina)
Chinese Semantics (Haihua Pan, Yuli Feng)
Clinical Linguistics (Louise Cummings)
Compounding in Morphology (Pius ten Hacken)
Computational Phonology (Jane Chandlee, Jeffrey Heinz)
Coordination in Syntax (Grant Goodall)
Copular Constructions in Syntax (Marcel den Dikken, Teresa O’Neill)
Deixis and Pragmatics (William F. Hanks)
Derivational Economy in Syntax and Semantics (Željko Bošković, Troy Messick)
Derivational Morphology (Rochelle Lieber)
Distributed Morphology (Jonathan David Bobaljik)
Experimental Pragmatics (Florian Schwarz)
Grammaticalization (Walter Bisang)
Humor in Language (Salvatore Attardo)
Japanese Psycholinguistics (Mineharu Nakayama)
Kiowa-Tanoan Languages (Daniel Harbour)
Language Revitalization (Aidan Pine, Mark Turin)
Languages of the Balkans (Victor A. Friedman)
Mayan Languages (Nora C. England)
Meanings of Constructions (Laura A. Michaelis)
Morphological Change (Carola Trips)
Munda Languages (Gregory D. S. Anderson)
Natural Language Ontology (Friederike Moltmann)
Number in Language (Paolo Acquaviva)
Pidgin Languages (Mikael Parkvall)
Pitch Accent in Korean (Chiyuki Ito, Michael J. Kenstowicz)
Politeness in Pragmatics (Dániel Z. Kádár)
Pragmatics and Language Evolution (Marieke Woensdregt, Kenny Smith)
Pragmatics of Focus (Jon Scott Stevens)
Prescriptive Attitudes to English Usage (Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Carmen Ebner)
Semantic Change (Elizabeth Closs Traugott)
Speech Acts (Mitchell Green)
Suppletion (Ljuba N. Veselinova)
Syntax of Ditransitives (Heidi Harley, Shigeru Miyagawa)
Textual Inference (Annie Zaenen)
The Acquisition of Color Words (Katie Wagner, David Barner)
Theme (Eva Hajičová)

February 2017

Etymology in Romance (Eva Buchi, Steven N. Dworkin), summary

January 2017

Child Phonology (Yvan Rose)
Corpus Phonology (Jacques Durand)
Japanese Linguistics (Natsuko Tsujimura)
Lexical Semantics (Dirk Geeraerts)
Nikolai Trubetzkoy (Edwin L. Battistella)
Speech Perception in Phonetics (Patrice Speeter Beddor)

December 2016

Innateness of Language (Yarden Kedar), summary
Multilingualism in Rural Africa (Jeff Good, Pierpaolo Di Carlo), summary
Relative Clauses in Syntax (Mark de Vries), summary
Romance in Contact with Basque (Gerd Jendraschek), summary

November 2016

Coarticulation (Daniel Recasens), summary
Kra-Dai Languages (Yongxian Luo), summary
Polysemy (Agustin Vicente, Ingrid Lossius Falkum), summary
World Englishes (Edgar W. Schneider), summary

October 2016

William Labov (Matthew J. Gordon), summary

August 2016

Aphasia from a Neurolinguistic Perspective (Susan Edwards, Christos Salis)
Dene-Yeniseian (Edward Vajda)
Generative Grammar (Knut Tarald Taraldsen)
Hokan Languages (Carmen Jany)
Iroquoian Languages (Karin Michelson)
Tone (Bert Remijsen)

July 2016

Chinese Semantics (Haihua Pan, Yuli Feng), summary
Gender (Jenny Audring)
Languages of the Balkans (Victor A. Friedman), summary
Metrical Structure and Stress (Matthew K. Gordon)
Morphosyntax of Dravidian Languages (R. Amritavalli), summary
Semantic Compositionality (Francis Jeffry Pelletier)
Vowel Harmony (Harry van der Hulst)

June 2016

Accent in Japanese Phonology (Haruo Kubozono), summary
Autosegmental Phonology (Will Leben), summary
Blocking (Franz Rainer)
Compounding in Morphology (Pius ten Hacken), summary
Computational Semantics (Katrin Erk), summary
Creole Languages (Pieter Muysken)
Eskimo-Aleut (Anna Berge)
Languages of the World (Will Leben), summary
Learnability and Learning Algorithms in Phonology (Anne-Michelle Tessier), summary
Literature and Linguistics (Nigel Fabb), summary
Middle English (Cynthia L. Allen), summary
Nikolai Trubetzkoy (Edwin L. Battistella), summary
Noam Chomsky (Howard Lasnik, Terje Lohndal), summary
Pragmatics and Language Evolution (Marieke Woensdregt, Kenny Smith), summary
Psycholinguistic Approaches to Morphology (Christina L. Gagné), summary
Second Language Acquisition of Japanese (Masahiko Minami), summary
Semantic Change (Elizabeth Closs Traugott), summary
Zapotecan Languages (Rosemary G. Beam de Azcona)

May 2016

Articulatory Phonetics (Marie K. Huffman)
Biolinguistics (Cedric Boeckx, Pedro Tiago Martins)
Frequency Effects in Grammar (Holger Diessel, Martin Hilpert)

April 2016

Altaic Languages, George Starostin

March 2016

Conversation Analysis, Jack Sidnell
Theoretical Phonology, Paul de Lacy

December 2015

Endangered Languages, Chris Rogers, Lyle Campbell

November 2015

Lexical Semantics, Dirk Geeraerts (summary)
Phonological Inventories, Ian Maddieson (summary)
Sociolinguistics, Christine Mallinson
The Pragmatics of Focus, Jon Scott Stevens (summary)

December 2014

Gothic, D. Gary Miller (summary)