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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 […]

28th Manchester Phonology Meeting

May 28, 2021 by

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The Manchester Phonology Meeting is upon us, and even though it’s in Manchester only in spirit, it seems to be having its usual effect of bringing in nice weather. The conference, now on its 28th edition, is a firm fixture in the phonological conference calendar. This year, among 45 oral papers there is a presentation […]

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 […]