Monthly Archives: January 2010

Matras to advise Swedes on quality teaching

Colleague Yaron Matras travels to the University of Linköping, Sweden, tomorrow, by invitation of the Graduate School for European Languages and Cultures. The School is setting up a graduate programme in Romani studies, and has invited Matras to advise the … Continue reading

Posted in staff, teaching

Löwenadler on Swedish adjectives in Morphology

Postdoc John Löwenadler has a new paper entitled “Restrictions on productivity: defectiveness in Swedish adjective paradigms” in the journal Morphology.  You can download the paper here and take a look at the abstract below the fold.

Posted in morphology, publications, staff

Yáñez-Bouza in Paderborn

Colleague Nuria Yáñez-Bouza will be visiting Paderborn University (and previous visiting colleague Eva Berlage) on the 26th of January to give a talk on “Grammar Myths. Prescriptive Traditions in English.”  Details here!

Posted in colleagues' invited talks, English language

Yáñez-Bouza, teaching technology expert!

Check out colleague Nuria Yáñez-Bouza on “Turning Point”, here!

Posted in staff, teaching

Revealed! Head of department on snow day!

Manchet is happy to publish the following photo, just acquired at a bargain basement price from a paparazza (one who moonlights as the head of school), of our head of department enjoying a university sanctioned snow day!

Posted in not really about linguistics, staff

Manchester’s postgrad phonologists go places!

Manchet is reliably informed that Manchester’s postgrad phonologists will be busy strutting their stuff all over the world in 2010. One of them is Helen Buckler. Helen graduated this autumn with an MA in Languages and Linguistics. She wrote her … Continue reading

Posted in conferences, phonology, postgraduate

Richard Hogg prize

[Lovingly pinched from the Linguist List here.] Richard M. Hogg Prize 2010 The International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE) offers an annual Richard M. Hogg Prize for a paper on any research-related topic in English language or English … Continue reading

Posted in English language, prizes