philsoc September 24, 2014

Postgridiots 2014-15

September 22, 2014


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The programme for this year’s Postgridiots is now online! Topics range from vector space semantics to evolutionary game theory via Kumiai phonology. There should be something for everyone!

Christian Bentz at Langwidge Sandwidge

September 20, 2014


On 30th September, Christian Bentz, a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, will be presenting at the Langwidge Sandwidge on Measuring and modeling the (potential) impact of non-native speakers on morphological productivity. The talk will be at 1pm in Samuel Alexander A214. Here’s the abstract: Explaining the diversity of phonological, lexical, morphological and syntactic […]

Ricardo’s third tour of 2014

September 18, 2014


Globe-trotting phonologist Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero is embarking on his third academic tour of the year, following successful trips this winter and summer. This Saturday, 20 Sep, he’ll speaking at Phonology 2014 at MIT: this promises to be a large event, with around 120 participants. Then on 9 Oct he’ll be going back to Paris for his […]

Postgraduate masterclasses 2014-15

September 16, 2014

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This year’s LEL masterclass programme has some exciting offerings! Date Speaker Topic Time Venue Wed 15th Oct Aaron Ecay (UPenn) Constructing quantitative grammatical arguments 11-1 Graduate School Training Room Wed 22nd Oct Daniel Gutzmann (Frankfurt) The semantics-pragmatics distinction 11-1 Graduate School Training Room Wed 5th Nov George Walkden, Kersti Börjars, and Julia Steer (OUP) Publishing […]

LEL rocks

September 14, 2014

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Saturday 13th saw nine current and former LEL staff members set off to Grindleford for an exploration of the Dark Peak. After wandering through ancient woodland, across windswept moors with rocky outcrops, and through the park of the Longshaw estate, the group repaired to the nearest pub, conveniently located in the middle of nowhere. A […]

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LEL Research Seminars Autumn 2014

September 6, 2014

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Manchet is happy to bring you news of this semester’s exciting research seminar programme line-up! As always, seminars are on Tuesdays at 4.15. This year they will be held in Samuel Alexander Studio 5 (past the Lime Café) unless otherwise stated. This semester (Autumn 2014): 7th October: Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen (University of Manchester): Patterns of […]


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