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Zimmermann in Journal of Historical Syntax

May 20, 2020 by

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Richard Zimmermann’s latest paper is just out in Journal of Historical Syntax. The paper is titled “Testing causal associations in language change: The replacement of subordinating then with when in Middle English”, and it’s a beautiful display of what LEL does best: language change and data (note also the beautiful minimalist graphics). The paper is […]

AKG’s new book

May 15, 2020 by

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Andrew Koontz-Garboden’s latest book is out, published by OUP, as part of the Oxford Studies in Linguistics Series. The Roots of Verbal Meaning is based on work Andrew has been doing with John Beavers over the last 15 years.  Thanks to the NSF, our department, and the Library’s Open Access fund, the book is available […]

Baranowski and Turton in LVC

May 8, 2020 by

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LEL’s Maciej Baranowski and PhD alumna, Danielle Turton, are in the midst of a publishing frenzy. Only recently, Manchet reported their Journal of Linguistics paper on the FOOT and STRUT vowel(s) in Manchester English. Now they are back with an even more impressive number: a Language Variation and Change (Big Deal Socio Journal) paper on […]

Turton and Baranowski in Journal of Linguistics

April 27, 2020 by

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PhD alumna, Danielle Turton and LEL’s Maciej Baranowski have a new paper out in Journal of Linguistics. The paper is titled “Not quite the same: The social stratification and phonetic conditioning of the FOOT–STRUT vowels in Manchester”, and it reveals new and perplexing facts about the Manchester STRUT vowel. If you’re from Manchester, you probably […]

Faller in Glossa

April 15, 2020 by

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Hot of the press is Martina’s paper on “The many functions of Cuzco Quechua =pas: implications for the semantic map of additivity”, published in Glossa. You can read it here. The paper is best enjoyed with pictures from Martina’s fieldwork in Cuzco last summer (one of them featured above). Happy reading!  

Anh Khoi Nguyen in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development

April 14, 2020 by

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PhD student, Anh Khoi Nguyen, has just had a paper published in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. The paper is on “Space and time in Vietnamese heritage language maintenance”, and it’s discussing maintenance of Vietnamese as heritage language in Manchester. You can read the paper here.

Coretta in JASA

February 5, 2020 by

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Stefano Coretta has left LEL for Munich (oh how we miss his competent but jolly presence!), but he’s still putting Manchester on the map through his made-in-Manchester papers. The latest has come out in The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA is a Big Deal in phonetics), and is titled [SPOILER ALERT] “Longer […]

Morrison works his way up the grammatical hierarchy

January 24, 2020 by

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Attentive readers of Manchet will recall that, only recently, Donald Morrison published a paper in Phonology. Hot on the heels of that publication comes his paper in Morphology, that is one grammatical level up. Donald’s latest paper is on vowel nasalisation in Scottish Gaelic, and it tackles a potential case of incomplete neutralisation. Incomplete neutralisation, […]

Manc linguists explain the state of things

January 23, 2020 by

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The latest issue of Annual Review of Linguistics is out, featuring not one, not two, but three contributions by Manchester linguists. The review covers Important Developments in linguistics as a field, so if you want keep your ear to the ground, you don’t want to miss out on this one. The contributions are: Lexical-Functional Grammar: […]

Mancunians in English Language and Linguistics

December 28, 2019 by

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A special issue of English Language and Linguistics is out now, and it comes with a very Mancunian twist. The special issue is on proper noun modifiers, and the guest editors are our own Tine Breban, and Manchester alumna Julia Kolkman (now at York). Tine is also an author on two contributions to the issue, […]