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Cecile de Cat at LEL seminar

December 9, 2022 by

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On Tuesday 13th December 2022, we’ll have our last LEL seminar of the term. The speaker will be Cecile de Cat from the University of Leeds. The seminar will take place at 4pm, in Simon Building 1.34 or via zoom,  https://zoom.us/j/8379113954.   The title and abstract are below:  Reading comprehension in socio-economically deprived adolescents   from diverse […]

Leigh Harrington at LEL seminar

November 28, 2022 by

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This week’s seminar speaker will be LEL’s newest colleague, Leigh Harrington. She will speak to us about her research on language and power, social justice, debt and poverty (see abstract below). The talk will take place in Simon Building 1.34, on 29/11/2022 at 4.20pm. All are welcome! Heat or eat? Public discourses of food and fuel poverty from […]

Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero at LEL seminar

November 7, 2022 by

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This week, we will welcome LEL’s own Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero at our departmental seminar. Ricardo will speak on Lexically restricted phonological alternation: the case for via-rules (abstract below). The talk will take place on Tuesday, 8th November in Simon1.34 starting at 4pm. All are welcome! Featured photo is from Ricardo’s website Lexically restricted phonological alternation: the case […]

Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen at LEL seminar

October 14, 2022 by

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Next week’s LEL seminar will feature LEL’s own Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen, who will talk about the importance of distinguishing hearer and speaker meaning. The title and abstract are below. The talk will take place next Tuesday 18th October Simon Building 1.34, starting at 4.30 which is a bit later than usual. All are welcome!  A […]

Semantics Lab

October 12, 2022 by

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The LEL semanticists have a new forum, the Semantics Lab, a “space to share work-in-progress and cool data with a focus on semantics and cross-linguistic variation”. The series kicked off on Tuesday (11th October) with a talk by Changxin Ke, a recent MA alumnus, who spoke on “The Semantics of Mandarin Repetitive Adverb ‘chongxin’”. The presenters […]

Lauren Fonteyn at LEL seminar

October 3, 2022 by

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The 2022-23 edition of the LEL seminar begins tomorrow (4th October) with a talk by Lauren Fonteyn (Leiden University). The talk will be at 4pm in Simon 1.34. The abstract and the title are below. Featured photo is from Lauren’s website MacBERTh & GysBERT:  using machine learning to automate  grammatical and semantic data annotation in historical […]

Colin Bannard at LEL seminar

May 16, 2022 by

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For the final LEL seminar this semester, we will have our very own Colin Bannard speaking on “Accounting for multiword frequency effects in a compositional model of language production”. The talk will be on Tuesday 17th May at 4pm in Samuel Alexander A201 and on Zoom. All are welcome! Accounting for multiword frequency effects  in a […]

Serge Sagna at LEL Seminar

April 26, 2022 by

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This week’s LEL Seminar will feature our very own Serge Sagna, who will speak about noun classes in Eegimaa. The seminar will be today (Tuesday, 26th April) at 4pm in Sam Alex A201, and you can also follow it on Zoom. The abstract is below. A new look into the world of noun classes:  morphosyntactic […]

Goldberg and Yang at LEL seminar

March 21, 2022 by

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The next LEL seminar will be a debate between Adele Goldberg (Princeton) and Charles Yang (UPenn) on the nature of linguistic generalisations, productivity and exceptions. Audience participation will be welcome as well. The debate will be on Zoom on Tuesday 22/3/2022, starting 4:05. It’s also possible to follow it from Samuel Alexander A201.

Jens Hopperdietzel at LEL Seminar

March 7, 2022 by

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This week’s LEL seminar will feature our very own Jens Hopperdietzel, who will present on “Manner/result polysemy in Daakaka” (see below for an abstract). The talk will take place on Tuesday 8th March at 4pm in Samuel Alexander. There is also an option of following it remotely via zoom.  Manner/result polysemy in Daakaka:   Complex […]