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Emily Hanink at LEL seminar

February 25, 2019 by

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  This weeks’ seminar is by Emily Hanink, who will speak on: ‘Anaphora and sameness in the DP’ The talk will be at 4.15 pm in room A113 in Samuel Alexander. As usual there will be drinks afterwards and everyone is welcome to join us for dinner. Abstract below.   Anaphora and sameness in the […]

Petra Augurzky at the Semantics Lab

February 12, 2019 by

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The Semantics Lab features an invited talk this week by Petra Augurzky (Tübingen). The talk will take place on Friday, 15th February 2019, 1.30-3pm in 102 Sam Alex. Petra will talk about “Semantic Processing in Visual Context: ERP Studies on Nominal and Verbal Quantification”. The talk promises to have a broad appeal, since Petra has […]

Breban and Payne at LEL seminar

February 5, 2019 by

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Today’s seminar (5/2) will feature LEL’s own Tine Breban and John Payne, as well as a guest appearance from Barack Obama, although only as a proper name modifier. The talk will take place in A113, and it will start at 4.15 as usual. Everyone is welcome to join for drinks and dinner afterwards. Abstract below. […]

Ryan Bochnak at LEL seminar

January 28, 2019 by

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This term’s seminar series kicks off with one of LEL’s recent arrivals, Ryan Bochnak. Ryan will give a talk on ‘Future temporal reference with and without future marking’. Abstract is below. The talk will take place on Tuesday 29th February at 4.15 in A102, and will be followed by drinks and dinner. Featured photo from […]

Welcome to two new postdocs!

January 25, 2019 by

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Not many linguistics departments in the world could start their own baseball team and fill it with semanticists alone. However, this has just become a possibility in Manchester, with the arrival of two new post-docs, Margit Bowler and Ryan Bochnak, who are joining Andrew’s ERC-funded project on ‘The lexical semantics of lexical categories’. Margit is in […]

Winter travels for Manchester linguists

December 18, 2018 by

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While most of us focus on eggnog, turkey and the Doctor Who Christmas special, Manchester linguists show no signs of slowing down. Vera Hohaus is in Göttingen this week, giving a talk at the Oberseminar English Linguistics (Syntax–Semantics). Her presentation is on “The syntax of embedding and the temporal interpretation of attitude complements”, and you […]

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! […]