January 2017

Week of January 30, 2017

Upcoming Department Talks, Spring 2017

Julie Legate (University of Pennsylvania)
March 3 @ 3:30
Title and location tba

Lisa Cheng (Leiden University, Holland)
March 10 @ 3:30
Title and location tba

Jonathan Bobaljik (University of Connecticut)
March 24 @ 3:30
Title and location tba

Hamida Demirdache (University of Nantes, France)
March 31 @ 3:30
Title and location tba

Week of January 23, 2017

Spring Semester 2017

Classes for the Spring semester begin on Monday, January 23, 2017. The deadline for course registration is Friday, January 27, 2017. The list of courses can be found here.

Department Visitors

The Department would like to say goodbye to the departing visiting scholar Amy Rose Deal. We were fortunate to have you with us during the fall semester! We would also like to welcome visiting scholar Hongli Shi from China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, visiting scholar Chunyan Shao from Shandong University, Jinan, China and special student Louise Skydsbjerg Friis from Copenhagen University. Welcome!

 GSAS Indo-European and Historical Linguistics Workshop

Caley Smith (Harvard University - Department of South Asian Studies)
Using Deixis to Navigate Levels of Narration in the Rigveda
Thursday, January 26 | 5pm | Boylston 335

Jim Publishes Article and Edited Volume

C.-T. James Huang has just published the article "Principles and parameters of Universal Grammar" with Ian Roberts in  The Oxford Handbook of Universal Grammar (Oxford University Press).

As an editor, he has also just published the five volume Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics (Brill) with Rint Sybesma, Wolfgang Behr, Yue-Guo Gu, Zev Handel, and James Myers.

Week of January 17, 2017

Spring Semester 2017

Classes for the Spring semester begin on Monday, January 23, 2017. The deadline for course registration is Friday, January 27, 2017. Welcome back!

Harvard at LSA 2017

The following talks and posters featured Harvard presenters at the 2017 annual meeting of the LSA that took place in Austin, Texas, January 5-8.