Emily A. Hanink
The University of Chicago
Lake Tahoe during a trip to the field, December 2016
Welcome! I'm a PhD candidate in the University of Chicago Department of Linguistics.
My research focuses on syntax and its interfaces with morphology and semantics.
Broadly speaking, my work investigates DP structure and the syntax of subordination. My dissertation examines the interaction between anaphora and clausal modification through the lens of the modifier same, taking morphosyntactic clues from German as a starting point for the investigation. In 2015 I began my continued fieldwork on Washo, a highly endangered Native American isolate spoken around Lake Tahoe in CA/NV, USA.
Some topics I especially enjoy working on are: