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Catherine Davies at LEL seminar

March 18, 2019 by

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The LEL seminar on 19th March will be given by Catherine Davies from Leeds University. She will speak on: ‘What kinds of adjectives do preschoolers encounter in the input, and how do they process what they hear?’ Abstract below. The talk will be in A215 in Samuel Alexander. As usual there will be drinks afterwards and […]

Heike Pichler at LEL seminar

March 11, 2019 by

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This week’s seminar will be given by Heike Pichler from Newcastle University . She will speak on: ‘Category change in thetical grammar, innit?’ An abstract is available here. Note that it will not take place in the usual room, but will be in A215 in Samuel Alexander. As usual there will be drinks afterwards and everyone is welcome […]

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 […]

Martin Barry at LEL seminar

March 4, 2019 by

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Tomorrow’s seminar (5th March) is by Martin Barry, who will speak on: ‘The logic of the likelihood ratio: what can the forensic phonetician say to a jury?’ It will be at 4.15 pm in room A113 in Samuel Alexander. As usual there will be drinks afterwards and everyone is welcome to join us for dinner. Photo credit: […]

Emily Hanink at LEL seminar

February 25, 2019 by

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  This weeks’ seminar is by Emily Hanink, who will speak on: ‘Anaphora and sameness in the DP’ The talk will be at 4.15 pm in room A113 in Samuel Alexander. As usual there will be drinks afterwards and everyone is welcome to join us for dinner. Abstract below.   Anaphora and sameness in the […]

Julio Villa-García at LEL seminar

February 18, 2019 by

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This week’s LEL seminar comes with an existential twist, thanks to our very own Julio Villa-García, who will ask: ‘Romance C heads: to be or not to be’ You can download the abstract from here.  The talk will be at 4.15 pm in room A113 in Samuel Alexander. As usual there will be drinks afterwards and […]

Petra Augurzky at the Semantics Lab

February 12, 2019 by

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The Semantics Lab features an invited talk this week by Petra Augurzky (Tübingen). The talk will take place on Friday, 15th February 2019, 1.30-3pm in 102 Sam Alex. Petra will talk about “Semantic Processing in Visual Context: ERP Studies on Nominal and Verbal Quantification”. The talk promises to have a broad appeal, since Petra has […]