Browsing All Posts filed under »local events«

Karolina Grzech @ LEL Research Seminar

February 19, 2018 by

0

On Wednesday 21st February we welcome Karolina Grzech, research associate at SOAS, to the LEL Research Seminars. Karoina’s primary interests are ‘array of phenomena related to spoken discourse, including the use of discourse markers in interaction and pragmatic structuring of talk’ and ‘the methodology of fieldwork’. In particular, her studies focus on ‘Tena Kichwa, a […]

Antal van den Bosch @ LEL Research Seminar

February 13, 2018 by

0

On Tuesday 20th February our department welcomes Prof Antal van den Bosch to the LEL Research seminars. Antal, affiliated with the Radboud University of Nijmegen but currently director of the Meertens Institute (Amsterdam), describes his research interests as follows: “In my research I develop machine learning and language technology. Most of my work involves the intersection of […]

Anders Holmberg @ LEL Research Seminar

February 6, 2018 by

Comments Off on Anders Holmberg @ LEL Research Seminar

Next Tuesday (Feb 13, 2018) LEL welcomes Anders Holmberg, Professor in Theoretical Linguistics at the Newcastle University. Holmberg’s research talk will focus on the compositionality of compound nouns in Swedish and Chinese. Here’s the abstract: Abstract I will discuss the structure of words, particularly compound nouns, in a set of languages including Swedish and two […]

Jean-Marc Dewaele @ LEL Research Seminar

February 1, 2018 by

Comments Off on Jean-Marc Dewaele @ LEL Research Seminar

Next Tuesday (Feb 6, 2018) LEL welcomes Jean-Marc Dewaele, Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of London Birkbeck). Dewaele’s research talk will focus on the language of emotion and foreign language acquisition. Here’s the abstract: Abstract In this lecture I will present an overview of the recent surge of interest in the field of […]

LEL Research Seminars – Spring 2018

January 5, 2018 by

Comments Off on LEL Research Seminars – Spring 2018

New year, new seminars! Manchet is pleased to announce the names and dates for the LEL Research Seminars: Dates Speaker 30.01.2018 Chris Montgomery – Sheffield 06.02.2018 Jean Marc Dewaele – Birkbeck (U of London) 13.02.2018 Anders Holmberg – Newcastle 20.02.2018 Antal van den Bosch – Nijmegen 27.02.2018 Helen Buckler – Nottingham 06.03.2018 Jack Grieve – […]

Event to attend: ‘The World of Language – Languages of the World’

October 12, 2017 by

Comments Off on Event to attend: ‘The World of Language – Languages of the World’

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, Sascha Stollhans (PhD student and Teaching Assistant in LEL) and Eva Adelseck (German Studies) are hosting a day on “The World of Language – Languages of the World” on 10 November 2017. There will be two main events: An interactive exhibition, showcasing linguistics research at the […]

Sander Lestrade at LEL Research Seminars

October 9, 2017 by

Comments Off on Sander Lestrade at LEL Research Seminars

After a gap in the seminar programme on October 10th, the LEL Research Seminar returns on Tuesday, October 17th with Dr Sander Lestrade (Nijmegen). In his talk, Sander will be discussing a recent paper of his published in PLOS ONE. The paper tackles one of the most intriguing phenomena in natural language called ‘Zipf’s law’ […]