- RT @Doubting_Tom: "Would you like a drink?" "Gimme an IPA." "/wʊd yo͞o laɪk ə dɹɪŋk/?" 3 hours ago
- The importance of knowing Old English!!! | Anglo Saxon remedy kills hospital superbug MRSA | newscientist.com/article/dn2726… 13 hours ago
- Louise Middleton on a local radio program talking about her work on rhyming in rap lyrics
- Louise Middleton and Wendell Kimper are in the news!
- Language and Linguistics Research Seminar, Edge Hill University, 12 Feb 2015
- Langwidge Sandwidge Spring 2015
- Abstract for the coming Tuesday’s LEL seminar talk by Silke Hamann
Monthly Archives: January 2008
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.”
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
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.
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
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.
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
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