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Sophie Holmes-Elliott at LEL seminar

December 10, 2018 by

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The seminar this week (Tuesday 11/12) is by Sophie Holmes-Elliott (Southampton University).  Abstract is below. The talk will take place at 4.15 in A102, and there will be drinks afterwards. Everyone is welcome to join us for dinner afterwards. If you’re a Master’s student looking for an exciting PhD position, check out Sophie’s new project. Future leaders: […]

Easlick at LEL seminar

December 4, 2018 by

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The seminar this week is by Manchester’s own Kathleen Easlick who will speak on   ‘Policy, practice, and discourse: Language hierarchies in public service provision’ Abstract is below. The talk will take place on Tuesday 4th December at 4.15 in A102 as usual, and there will be drinks afterwards.   “Policy, practice, and discourse: Language hierarchies in […]

Jamie Findlay at LEL seminar

November 26, 2018 by

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This week, we welcome Jamie Findlay (Oxford) to the LEL seminar series. His talk, titled ‘When the cat you let out of the bag has claws: the role of metaphor in understanding idioms’ will take place on Tuesday 27th November at 4.15 in A102. It will be followed by a drinks reception. All are welcome! […]

Schultze-Berndt at LEL seminar

November 19, 2018 by

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The seminar tomorrow (Tuesday 19th Novemeber) is by our very own Eva Schultze-Berndt:   ‘Whoosh, off we go into another mode: The linguistic function of mimesis and the parts of speech status of ideophones’ The talk will take place in A102 as usual, and there will be drinks afterwards. You can download the abstract here.

Adam Chong at LEL seminar

November 12, 2018 by

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This week, we welcome Adam Chong (QMUL) at the LEL seminar. Adam’s talk, titled ‘The effect of phonotactics on alternation learning’, will take place on Tuesday 13th November at 4.15 in A102, and will be followed by a wine reception. All are welcome. Abstract below.   The effect of phonotactics on alternation learning Adam J. […]

Pavel Iosad at LEL seminar

October 22, 2018 by

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This week, we welcome Pavel Iosad from the University of Edinburgh to our LEL seminar series. The talk will be at the usual time, Tuesday 4.15, in A102. Wine, juice, dinner and merriment will follow. Abstract below.   ‘Evidence for Stratal Phonology: stem-level phonology and morphological structure’ Pavel Iosad In this talk I discuss the […]

Nichols & Bailey at LEL seminar

October 9, 2018 by

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This week’s LEL seminar will feature a talk as Mancunian as a miserable Morrissey lyric scribbled on a red brick wall, and half washed away by the constant rain. Our two own PhD students, Stephen Nichols and George Bailey, will present their award winning research on a recent sound change and its development in the […]