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30 years of Manchester Phonology Meeting

May 30, 2023 by

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Last week, LEL hosted the 30th (sic!) edition of the Manchester Phonology Meeting, an annual conference that’s made “phonology” and “Manchester” synonymous in the minds of hundreds of phonologists around the world. The conference first started in 1993 as the Manchester Workshop on Cognitive Phonology organised by Jacques Durand (then at Salford) and LEL’s Nigel […]

Manchester Forum in Linguistics is back!

April 20, 2023 by

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The annual Manchester Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics, MFiL, is happening this week, promising two days of exciting talks, career advice and general linguistics chat. This year’s edition is organised by Núria Barrios-Jurado and Elizabeth Tobyn, who are running a tight ship, with the support of Michael Cameron (treasurer), Vanessa Fung (treasurer), Luísa Ferrari (submissions co-ordinator), Eve Suharwardy (communications […]

Ultrafest X in Manchester

November 7, 2022 by

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Last week, Manchester hosted Ultrafest X. While the name of the meeting might evoke wide and wild associations, Manchet hastens to clarify that Ultrafest it is in fact a conference dedicated to the use of ultrasound tongue imaging in speech and language research, now in its 10th edition. The conference brought together 40 in-person delegates […]

Mancunians at the LAGB meeting

September 12, 2022 by

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The annual meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain is taking place this week in Belfast. Representing LEL are Ryan Walter Smith, who is performing a feat of presenting a paper in two parallel sessions, Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero, and well as numerous alumni, alumnae and former colleagues, as highlighted below. Ryan Walter Smith and Jianrong […]

Mancunians at ICHL25

August 5, 2022 by

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Oxford University is hosting the 25th International Conference on Historical Linguistics this week. The programme features a number of papers with Manchester connections (some of them historical), as highlighted below. Romance GO + infinitive: past and future, home and awayNigel Vincent and Max W. Wheeler Dynamical systems – a standard theory for language change? Henri […]

Tripla AFLA Workshop at Manchester

July 6, 2022 by

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Last week, Manchester hosted TripleAFLA, a joint conference combining the 9th TripleA workshop for semantic fieldworkers and the 29th annual meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA). The organising team were Vera Hohaus, Jens Hopperdietzel, Margit Bowler, Emily Hanink and Andrew Koontz-Garboden. The conference featured 28 presenters and six invited speakers, and it was attended […]

Manchester Forum in Linguistics 2022

April 28, 2022 by

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Manchet is delighted to announce that the Manchester Forum in Linguistics aka mFiL is taking place this week, having returned from the web to Manchester, where it rightfully belongs. The conference, currently in its ninth edition, is an annual meeting of postgraduate students and early career researchers. This year’s organising team are Alina McLellan (lead organiser) […]

Spring conferences at LEL

April 19, 2022 by

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Easter break was not much of a break for the busy linguistics bees at LEL. Below is an overview of conference papers given by colleagues and students at LEL over the past few weeks. Anyone with a Manchester affiliation (current or historical) is in bold Shatha Alahmadi & Vera Hohaus gave a talk “On the […]

LEL linguists at LAGB and UKLVC

September 6, 2021 by

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Two major UK linguistics conferences are taking place this week, both with a strong Mancunian presence. The annual LAGB (Linguistic Association of Great Britain) meeting brings together linguists from various subfields. This year, the heavy lifting on behalf of Manchester is done by Eva Schultze-Berndt, who will deliver two papers: “Modals with different scales: Evidence […]

Mancunians at the TripleA workshop

June 22, 2021 by

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The EighthTripleA workshop is starting tomorrow (23rd June), featuring a strong showing from Manchester LEL. It couldn’t be any other way, given the theme of the workshop, which is semantic fieldwork. Jens Hopperdietzel will be giving an invited talk on “Manner/result polysemy in Daakaka”. In addition to Jens’s plenary, there will be two papers by […]