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Eleanor Chodroff at LEL Seminar

October 22, 2021 by


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 […]

LEL summer seminars

May 24, 2021 by

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We’re pleased to announce the following upcoming seminars. – Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 4.10pm (in collaboration with the SemLab):Yiwen Zhang (Indiana University), “Subjectivity and Nominal Property Concepts in Mandarin Chinese” – Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 4.10pm:Lydia Newkirk (Rutgers) will discuss her fieldwork on modal strength distinctions[Title and abstract to follow.] – Tuesday, 15th June 2021, […]

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 […]