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Manchester Forum in Linguistics 2021

April 27, 2021 by

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The 2021 edition of Manchester Forum in Linguistics (mFiL) is taking place this week online. The conference, run entirely by our own PGR students, dates back to 2012 and brings together postgraduate students and early-career researchers in all fields of linguistics. Its recurring highlights are plenary talks given by early-career linguists and a careers panel with […]

LEL students at ULAB

April 20, 2021 by

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Three LEL students are presenting this week at ULAB conference, an annual meeting showcasing undergraduate research in linguistics. This year’s ULAB is hosted virtually by The University of Aberdeen, and features the following contributions by Manchester students: “Defining Serial Verb Constructions in Thai”Tim Jantarungsee “Storyboards for Semantic Fieldwork: Looking at Ndebele language data from the […]

LEL linguists’ Spring conference circuit

April 8, 2021 by

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Just like snowdrops and bluebells popping out shyly the frozen ground, linguistic conferences have begun to arrive, reminding us that the Spring is finally here. The following meetings will feature contributions by LEL linguists. Jens Hopperdietzel will be presenting a poster on Talmy’s typology in serializing languages: Variations on a vP” (abstract here) at GLOW44, […]

Qingcheng Zeng at EMNLP workshop

November 18, 2020 by

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Qingcheng Zeng, a level 3 Linguistics student, is participating in the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing this week. Qincheng’s paper, joint with Xiaoyang Fang, Zhexin Liang and Haoding Meng is part of the The 6th W-NUT (2020) Workshop. The paper’s title is “Fancy Man Launches Zippo at WNUT 2020 Shared Task-1: A Bert Case Model […]

Hanink and Koontz-Garboden at NELS

November 10, 2020 by

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Emily Hanink and Andree Koontz-Garboden presented at the virtual NELS (North East Linguistics Society) Conference Special Session on Indigenous Languages of North America. The meeting took place last week, but you can download the supporting documents for the talk, titled “Possession and categorization in a degreeless language”, here.

Processing presuppositions virtual workshop

October 14, 2020 by

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You may be interested in the following virtual two-day workshop on processing presuppositions, scheduled for next week (19th and 21st October). The workshop is hosted by indefatigable Vera’s Tübingen group. The program is available here. To register, just drop the organisers an e-mail at <pspprocessing@sfb833.uni-tuebingen.de>.

LEL colleagues at SLE2020

September 3, 2020 by

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The annual conference of the Societas Linguistica Europaea took place this week, with a strong representation from LEL. The following papers were given by LEL colleagues: “Thematic and lexico-aspectual constraints on V-S agreement: evidence from Northern Italo-Romance” by Delia Bentley & Michela Cennamo “Cyclic changes to the French negative coordinating conjunction” by Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen […]

Hohaus at AFLA 27

August 18, 2020 by

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The 27th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association is coming up this week, featuring a talk by LEL’s Vera Hohaus on “Flavours of Samoan Modality: The Split between Epistemic and Root”. The conference is fully online and free to attend. Check out the programe here and if you’re tempted, you can reguster via […]

Mancunians at UKCLC2020

July 29, 2020 by

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The UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference 2020 is happening this week “in Birmingham”, featuring two papers from LEL linguists. Andrea Nini, Michael Cameron and Colin Murphy are giving a paper titled “Is each person’s lexicogrammatical system unique? An experimental study on linguistic individuality”. The paper is based on Michael and Colin’s MA research targeting the same […]

Mancunians at TripleA 7 Workshop

July 24, 2020 by

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The TripleA 7 Workshop is taking place this week online. The TripleA workshop series is a venue focused on semantics, fieldwork, and languages from Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania. This could not scream “Manchester” louder if it was an indie band from the 80s singing dark lyrics to bright sound of guitars in an abandoned warehouse. […]