Monthly Archives: January 2008

Seiler at the International Morphology Meeting

Joining Kersti at the 13th International Morphology Meeting in Vienna will be our new colleague in the German Department, Guido Seiler, with a talk entitled “Variation and change of quantity alternations across Upper German dialects.”

Posted in conferences, morphology, staff

Börjars, the where’s waldo of Manchester linguistics

Where will she turn up next? (We at Manchet are working on honing our skills in hyperbole. :) ) In the words of David Denison “Kersti is giving a paper on behalf of the possessives mob” (that’s Kersti, David Denison, … Continue reading

Posted in conferences, morphology, staff, syntax

Börjars to talk at UCL

Kersti Börjars is scheduled to give a talk entitled “Germanic possession and the clitic-affix distinction” at the UCL Department of Phonetics & Linguistics on 27 February. You can see the rest of their talk-lineup here.

Posted in colleagues' invited talks, morphology, syntax

Welcome to Candide Simard

This semester we welcome a new PhD student to the department, Candide Simard1. Her supervisor, Eva Schultze-Berndt2, describes her1 project on her2 website thusly: “Candide Simard is currently working on a PhD thesis on the prosody of the Australian language … Continue reading

Posted in phonology, postgraduate

Schultze-Berndt in Linguistics

Reporters at Manchet have been tipped off (thanks, Kristine!) to a recent paper coauthored by Eva Schultze-Berndt in what looks like a very exciting special issue in Linguistics on the semantics of positional predicates. Take a gander here.

Posted in publications, semantics, staff

Welcome to Stephen Laker

In the words of our able chair, Martin Barry: “I’m very pleased to be able to welcome Stephen Laker, who has joined us today – I’m delighted to say, in time for the first lecture of LELA30042 The History of … Continue reading

Posted in English language, historical linguistics, staff

Reminder: 17th postgraduate conference in linguistics

Here’s a repost of the earlier posting on the postgraduate linguistics conference—be there or be square (10% payout from Manchet’s massive endowment for the first person who can send me some new cliche to use in place of this one…): … Continue reading

Posted in conferences, local events, postgraduate