Looking Back on Ten Years of Research
Dr. Maite Taboada presented highlights from a decade of research to a full house at her inaugural lecture on Thursday, January 25th. Dr. Tabaoda appreciated the chance to reflect:
I would like to start by thanking Panos Pappas for starting this wonderful tradition in the department: Every faculty member, after promotion to a new rank, is invited to give a lecture on their research. I did a talk after promotion to Associate almost exactly 10 years ago and, as I sat down to map this talk, I was able to reflect on how my research has changed. It was also interesting to try and tie together different strands of my research. The most rewarding part was being able to mention and acknowledge the many, many collaborations that I have had over the years. Once I started looking for pictures of all my collaborators, I realized there were very many. I owe a lot to each of those individuals. We have shared successes and failures (there should be a CV of failures!), and we have learned together. It was lovely to see many of those faces in the audience on Thursday. Finally, a big thank you to all the members of the Linguistics community, who have supported and encouraged me along the way.