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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. […]

Mancunians at LabPhon17

July 6, 2020 by

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LabPhon17, the biennial conference of the Association for Laboratory Phonology begins today, featuring the following contributions by LEL-affiliates. *Dr* (it’s official!) Stefano Coretta (now at LMU Munich) is presenting a poster with a bit of a downer of a title, but here goes “Meta-analytical estimates of the effect of voicing on vowel duration in English […]

Attend GLOW from the comfort of your own home

April 9, 2020 by

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Attending a linguistics conference has never been easier, cheaper and more environmentally friendly. The flagship generative linguistics conference, GLOW (Generative Linguistics in the Old World) has just started online. It’s the 43rd edition of GLOW, but the first one ever to be held online, and the organisers, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, have done a stellar job […]

Mancunians at 42 DGfS Meeting

March 17, 2020 by

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If this post seems like something from another time, that’s because it is. This is a report from a conference that happened over 10 days ago, when taking a plane to attend a large meeting in another country seemed normal. Dated or not, it features linguistics, and happiness, so here goes. The Center for Linguistics […]

Mancunians at r-atics

November 5, 2019 by

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There is such a thing as a conference series dedicated to r. That’s not the statistical package R, but r-the-sound. Every once in a while someone suggests that the conference should maybe expand to also include l, but that drastic step has not yet been taken, as the community keeps its focus. If you’re a […]

Mancunians at LAGB

September 12, 2019 by

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Hot on the heels of the UK Language Variation and Change, London is hosting the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain. Keeping Virgin Trains in business, a rather large Mancunian contingent is in attendance, with the following contributions: Juliette Angot The meanings of je pense and je crois in French interaction Stephen Nichols and Henri […]