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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 […]

Martin Haspelmath at LEL seminar

December 13, 2021 by

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The final LEL seminar of this term will feature Martin Haspelmath (Max Planck Institute, Jena), who will speak on Method and theory in comparative grammar: Measurement uniformity vs. building block uniformity (abstract below). The speaker will deliver his talk via Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/8379113954), at 4pm on Tuesday 14/12/2021. There is also an option of watching this talk from […]

Mary Chioti at LEL seminar

November 29, 2021 by

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This week’s seminar talk will be by LEL’s own Mary Chioti. Mary will give her talk in-person in Roscoe_2.3, but it’s also possible to attend remotely via https://zoom.us/j/8379113954 . The talk will be on Tuesday, 30/11/2021 at 4pm. The abstract is below. The Cognitive and Affective Bases of Accent Attitudes Mary Chioti   The study examines the formation of […]

Louise McNally at the SynSemLab

November 15, 2021 by

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The next SynSemLab will host a special guest, Louise McNally from the Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona, joining in person. The speaker will give a talk on “Grammatically relevant aspects of meaning and verbal polysemy” (abstract below). The meeting will be on Wednesday, 17 November at 11am Manchester time. All are welcome to attend in Sam Alex_A116, […]

Rajesh Bhatt at LEL seminar

November 12, 2021 by

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At the upcoming LEL seminar, we’ll be welcoming Rajesh Bhatt from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He will present joint work with Sakshi Bhatia on “Copular Sentences in Hindi-Urdu:  Gluttony and Licensing” (abstract below). The talk will be on Tuesday at 4.15 pm, and it can be viewed in Roscoe 2_3 or on Zoom at […]

Eleanor Chodroff at LEL Seminar

October 22, 2021 by

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For the next talk in this term’s LEL Seminar series, we will be welcoming Eleanor Chodroff (York), who will present on “Between maximal bricolage and maximal structure: Identifying constraints on phonetic realization” (abstract below). The talk will be delivered in person in Roscoe 2_3, although there is also the option of following the talk on Zoom. The seminar will be […]

Smith and Yu at LEL seminar

September 27, 2021 by

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The first LEL research seminar of the semester will be this week! We will meet on Tuesday, 28/9/2021 at 4pm in Roscoe_2.3, but you can also join via Zoom (you’ll receive the link if you sign up to the mailing list here). The talk will be on Zoom, but there will be a wine reception afterwards in the Linguistics Common […]