News

Lab meetings cancelled

March 15, 2020
In light of COVID-19, the regular weekly lab meetings have been cancelled in person until further notice. We are continuing to meet occassionally on Wednesdays at 3 or 3:30pm via Zoom; contact Gunnar Lund for more information.
Dorothy Ahn at podium presenting talk with slides, shows talk title

Our lab at GLOW-in-Asia

September 23, 2019
Dorothy Ahn presented a talk on joint work with Annemarie Kocab and Kate Davidson on "The role of contrast in anaphoric expressions in ASL" at GLOW-in-Asia XII in Seoul, Korea in August. (Thanks to Mitcho Erlewine for the great photo.)

NSF CAREER Award

July 1, 2019
Our lab is thrilled to begin several large projects (both in the lab and in our community) in the coming 5 years (2019-2024) thanks to an NSF CAREER Award granted to Kate Davidson for "experimental pragmatics and semantics in visual language". Stay tuned!

Taylor Joyce to UT Austin

May 20, 2019
Congratulations to our undergraduate researcher Taylor Joyce, who will be starting the PhD program in Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin this fall! We are very proud of your accomplishments, including being awarded the Donald D. Harrington Fellowship at UT Austinand her Harvard honors thesis on A Unified Contrastive Analaysis of Lateral Shift in American Sign Language.

Our lab at GLOW 42

May 17, 2019
  • Dorothy Ahn (talk): The blocking of anaphoric bare nouns
  • Annemarie Kocab, Dorothy Ahn, Gunnar Lund, & Kathryn Davidson (poster): Reconsidering agreement in sign languages