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Julio is the news

January 3, 2019 by

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Julio Villa-García, our most telegenic LEL colleague, visited the University of Oviedo this week. Oviedo is Julio’s alma mater. He gave a talk, and was interviewed by multiple radio stations and newspapers in Spain about the application of linguistics and careers abroad. Advertisements

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 […]

What’s Julio been up to?

November 20, 2018 by

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Julio Villa-García is in Geneva this week, speaking at the University of Geneva’s Linguistics Research Seminar series. Julio’s talk is on ‘(Non-)lexicalisation of the different left-peripheral heads across Spanish varieties’. Manchet can only hope he will bring back chocolate. Julio has been keeping busy during his ongoing research leave.  Here’s a video from his recent […]

Mancunians at LAGB meeting

September 11, 2018 by

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A number of Manchester linguists are crossing the Pennines this week to present at the annual meeting of Linguistics Association of Great Britain, hosted by the University of Sheffield. The programme features the following contributions from Manchester students and colleagues.   Stefano Coretta and Massimiliano Canzi (winners of the best student abstract) The effect of lexical frequency […]

10 minutes with… Dr Lauren Fonteyn.

July 2, 2018 by

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After what seemed like an eternity, Manchet is back with another ’10 minutes with’-interview. And only just in time – because the staff member featured today will be leaving LEL for another department closer to what she calls home. Dr Lauren Fonteyn, a Belgian chocolate-, frites-, and beer-enthusiast, completed her PhD at the University of […]

The brilliant Manchester postgrads have done it again!

June 27, 2018 by

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Late Spring saw Manchet reporting a string of conference prizes awarded to our students. This award winning streak continues with an LAGB Annual Meeting Best Student Abstract Bursary awarded jointly to Stefano Coretta and Massimiliano Canzi for the paper ‘The effect of lexical frequency on vowel phonation as a correlate of /t/-glottaling’. Max and Ste […]

LEL Historical Linguists invited talks

June 22, 2018 by

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Two of our historical linguists, Kersti Börjars and Lauren Fonteyn, headed out of Manchester to give an invited talk on some aspect of their research. On Tuesday, 12 June, Lauren headed over to the University of York to present at their Linguistics colloquium. Lauren’s talk was called ‘The principle of no synonymy in language change: […]