Week of December 4th

Thesis Defense

Pooja Paul
"The linguistic and conceptual representation of scalar alternatives: number and only as case studies"
Monday, December 11th | 1:30pm-3:30pm | Boylston 335


Harvard Welcomes Dr. Diti Bhadra

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Diti Bhadra will join the department in the spring 2018 term as a Lecturer.

Diti is a recent Ph.D. from Rutgers University and currently a Lecturer at Princeton and Rutgers. She works primarily on questions and evidentials, with emphasis on South Asian languages. She will be teaching Linguistics 101 (The Science of Language: An Introduction) and Linguistics 117r (Field Methods). We very much look forward to Diti’s contributions to the department’s life.


Reading Week

This week (Dec. 4th-8th) is reading week, during which no classes will be held.



Dora Mihoc
"Decomposing bare and modified numerals"
Thursday, December 7th | 11pm | Boylston 335


GSAS Indo-European and Historical Linguistics Workshop

Matilde Serangeli (University of Copenhagen)
"Linguistic remarks on South-West Anatolian inscriptions"
Thursday, December 7th | 5pm | Boylston 335