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Hanink at SALT29

May 20, 2019 by

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Mere days after the formal linguistics bonanza that was GLOW, Emily (pictured) was off to LA, where she presented a poster at  SALT29 (Semantics and Linguistics Theory). The poster is based on joint work with Andrew Koontz-Garboden (not pictured, current whereabouts tbc), and Emmanuel-Moselly Makasso. The title is “Basaa property concepts and the ontology of […]

Manchester linguists at GLOW 42

May 10, 2019 by

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The 42nd GLOW conference (Generative Linguistics in the Old World) is taking place in Oslo this week, featuring two poster contributions from Manchester linguists: Emily Hanink (University of Manchester), Andrew Koontz-Garboden (University of Manchester) and Emmanuel-Moselly Makasso (University of Yaounde 1). Basaá property concepts and the ontology of gradability [abstract] Karlos Arregi (University of Chicago) and Emily Hanink (University of […]

LEL postgrads at FiNo and PhilSoc forum

March 15, 2019 by

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Manchet has admittedly let slip in reporting the conference pursuits of the LEL phon/phon postgrads, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t been keeping busy. The recent Fonologi i Norden (FiNo) workshop in Edinburgh saw a good Manchester representation. Donald Morrison presented a talk on ‘Metrical structure in Scottish Gaelic: Tonal accent, glottalization and overlength’, whereas […]

RUSE 2019

March 5, 2019 by

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Manchester is set to host a number of exciting linguistics conferences in the coming months. Two of them, mFiLand mfm, are cyclic events we all know and love, but there is also a new kid in town: Symposium on Representations, Usage and Social Embedding in Language Change (RUSE 2019). Organised by Henri Kauhanen, Deepthi Gopal […]

Winter travels for Manchester linguists

December 18, 2018 by

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While most of us focus on eggnog, turkey and the Doctor Who Christmas special, Manchester linguists show no signs of slowing down. Vera Hohaus is in Göttingen this week, giving a talk at the Oberseminar English Linguistics (Syntax–Semantics). Her presentation is on “The syntax of embedding and the temporal interpretation of attitude complements”, and you […]

Hohaus at Ambiguity Workshop

November 16, 2018 by

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The University of Tübingen is hosting a workshop on “Ambiguity as (Information) Gaps: Processes of Creation and Resolution” this week, featuring work by Vera Hohaus,  joint with Petra Augurzky and Rolf Ulrich. Their poster presents the results of an ERP study on “Processing Domain Restriction across Denotation Domains: The Case of Temporal Quantification”.

Mancunians at ICEHL

September 17, 2018 by

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The 20th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL XX) saw an excellent representation from Manchester LEL. The following contributions came from current LEL postgraduate students and staff. Moretti. The origin of auxiliary do: evidence from Old English Bermúdez-Otero. Diagnostics of the moraic trochee from Proto-Germanic to the present: (LL)~(H) equivalence, (LH) and (HL) avoidance […]