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Esme Winter-Froemel at LEL seminar

May 5, 2020 by

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The LEL seminar series goes virtual. Today (Tuesday 5th of May) at 4.15pm, Esme Winter-Froemel from the University of Würzburg will give a Zoom talk on “Bridging uses and switch uses in reanalysis“. You will have probably received the Meeting ID by email, but feel free to @ us if you haven’t. Below is a […]

Antonella Sorace at LEL seminar

February 14, 2020 by

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Next Tuesday, 18th February 2020, we will have Antonella Sorace from the University of Edinburgh giving a paper on “Reconceptualizing native language attrition in bilinguals as natural language change” in SamAlex A101 at 4.15pm. Below is a short teaser: “Native language (L1) attrition in adult bilinguals is frequently interpreted as language loss. Recent research on […]

Wendell Kimper at LEL seminar

February 10, 2020 by

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This Tuesday, 11th of February 2020, we will have a seminar paper from LEL’s own Wendell Kimper. His talk is titled “Looking for Markedness (…in all the wrong places?)“. An abstract is below. The seminar will be in in SamAlex A115 at 4.15pm.   “The concept of markedness in phonological theory dates back to Roman […]

Chris Montgomery at LEL seminar

January 31, 2020 by

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Next Tuesday, 4th of February 2020, we will have Chris Montgomery from the University of Sheffield giving a paper on “What can real-time reactions to voice samples tell us about ‘salient’ features?” in SamAlex A101 at 4.15pm. Below is a short teaser: “This paper will report on the results of two perception studies in which […]

Andrew Stewart at LEL seminar

January 27, 2020 by

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And we’re back! The Spring 2020 LEL seminar series will be kicked off by Andrew Stewart from the University of Manchester with a paper on “Reasoning as we read: how do readers understand conditional statements, implied meaning, and indirect meaning during comprehension?” The talk will place on Tuesday 28th January at 4.15 in SamAlex A101 […]

Graham Stevens at LEL seminar

December 9, 2019 by

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Please join us this Tuesday for the last seminar of the semester for a talk by our colleague Graham Stevens from the Department of Philosophy, who specialises in philosophy of language. Tuesday, 10th December 2019, 4.30pm, Samuel Alexander A7 Dr. Graham Stevens (The University of Manchester) “Monstrous Messages and Displaced Communications” ::: ABSTRACT ::: David […]

Christopher Carignan at LEL seminar

November 18, 2019 by

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If this week’s seminar title doesn’t convince you to come, Manchet doesn’t know what will. The speaker, Christopher Carignan from the University College London, will give a paper on “How to build a Linguistic Time Machine (instructions included)“. The talk will be in SamAlex A7 on Tuesday 19th November at 4.30pm. Below is a short […]

Andrew Koontz-Garboden at LEL seminar

November 11, 2019 by

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The LEL seminar this week (12th November) is the linguistic equivalent to Beyonce playing a gig in her home town (that’s Houston, Texas should you wonder) to a select audience of 60. Our own legendary Andrew Koontz-Garboden will give a paper on “State/change of state polysemy and the lexical semantics of property concept lexemes” The talk […]

Richard Zimmermann at LEL seminar

November 4, 2019 by

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This week’s seminar talk (Tuesday, 5th November 2019) is by our new Swiss import, Richard Zimmermann. He will tell us about “Cool things to do with corpora: Experiments on word embedding and lexical dispersion”. The talk will be in SamAlex A115 at 4.30pm. Below is a short teaser: Recently developed corpus methods are inspiring incredibly diverse […]

Ann-Marie Hunter at LEL seminar

October 14, 2019 by

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This week, we welcome Ann-Marie Hunter (University of Leeds) to the LEL seminar. She will give a paper on “Providing practice in the second language classroom: The Poster Carousel revisited”. The talk will be on Tuesday 15th October in SamAlex A7 at 4.30pm. Drinks in the common room will follow, to which all are welcome. […]