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Ricardo’s seminar tour of Northern Europe (still counting England)

October 21, 2019 by

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Love of phonology has taken Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero to various corners of the world over the years. The northernmost destination, in this context, has to be Tromsø. Tromsø is the home of Norway’s Arctic University, which is the world’s northernmost university, and our own Pat’s alma mater. Ricardo visited there first in 2007, where he spoke […]

Postcard from Kersti

July 8, 2019 by

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Kersti is down under for the International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL)24 http://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/ichl24/ and the 24th International LFG Conference (LFG2019) http://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/lfg-2019/ in Canberra. She’s killing two conferences with one long-haul trip, which seems only prudent.  Both conferences feature plenaries from Manchester linguists. Nigel Vicent gave a plenary at ICHL on ‘The diachrony of control… and the control of diachrony’, […]

Villa-García’s keynote at SCOLAS

June 19, 2019 by

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Julio Villa-García is in Leiden, as an invited speaker at the Student Conference in Latin American Studies (SCOLAS). This is an interdisciplinary conference, at which Julio is proudly representing not just Manchester, but also linguistics. He will be talking about good old que, this time in Latin American varieties of Spanish. Featured image shows Julio enjoying […]

Hohaus gives a keynote at AFLA26

May 28, 2019 by

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The Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA) met for the 26th time last week, featuring a plenary talk by no other than LEL’s Vera Hohaus. Vera spoke on ‘Variation and Language Change in Meaning Composition’. She is pictured above with fellow Samoanists who were also in attendance, Rebecca Tollan (U of Toronto), Jens Hoppersietzel (Humboldt-Universität zu […]

Pat’s favourite things

May 18, 2019 by

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The University of Salzburg hosted a mini Manchester Linguistics reunion this week, with a workshop on Best Practice in Sociophonetics convened by former LEL colleague Erik Schleef, and taught by LEL alumna, Danielle Turton, as well as our own Pat (all pictured above with Erik’s book collection). The workshop focused on methods for analysing sociophonetic data: forced […]

Where is Andrew?

May 14, 2019 by

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Readers of Manchet have been wondering for the past week about Andrew Koontz-Garboden’s current whereabouts. There have been rumours of Andrew sailing a viking boat on the Oslo fjord, and hiking in the countryside – both disconfirmed. In the latest instalment of this mystery saga, Andrew has been sighted in Stuttgart, where he is expected […]

“Processing Tense” workshop call for papers

May 13, 2019 by

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  On November 14-15, Vera’s research project in Tübingen will have a two-day workshop on “Processing Tense”, with an array of international speakers, including LEL’s Ryan Bochnak. The workshop provides a forum for researchers examining different aspects of the processing of temporal information and is intended to combine research on tense semantics using psycho- or neurolinguistic methods. Abstracts […]