Updated April 6th with photos sent by Donca Steriade, and link to MIT news office article with interviews with Donca, Noam Chomsky and David Pesetsky.  http://news.mit.edu/2018/institute-professor-emeritus-morris-halle-innovative-and-influential-linguist-dies-94-0403 === Original post. Morris Halle died early this morning, April 2, 2018. There is …

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We got the sad news this week at UMass of Greg Lamontagne’s passing (http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?n=gregory-a-lamontagne&pid=188375269&). He completed his PhD in 1993, with a dissertation entitled “Syllabification and consonant cooccurrence conditions” (https://scholarworks.umass.edu/dissertations/AAI9316687/). He became a higher ed administrator – a description of …

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