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Prof. Parker publishes new article in Journal of Memory and Language

Prof. Dan Parker published a new article in Journal of Memory and Language. The paper “Processing multiple gap dependencies: Forewarned is forearmed” investigates the processing of sentences with across-the-board (ATB) extraction to better understand the mechanisms of syntactic prediction in sentence comprehension.

Parker, D. 2017. Processing multiple gap dependencies: Forewarned is forearmed. Journal of Memory and Language, 97, 175-186. [pdf]

Dan Parker awarded teaching fellowship!

Congratulations to Prof.┬áDan Parker who was award a Taylor Reveley, III Interdisciplinary Faculty Fellowship for the next three year period. The fellowship is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in honor of William & Mary’s President W. Taylor Reveley, III. Fellowships were awarded in pairs, and Parker will collaborate with Prof.┬áMaurits van der Veen from the Government Department to develop a new course on “Language and text analysis in a world of big data”. The course will teach students about the successes and failures of big data and provide them with hands-on experience with big data.