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Postcard from Delia

August 21, 2019 by

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Delia sends her greetings from Buffalo, New York, where she is attending The International Conference on Role and Reference Grammar (RRG2019). Delia’s own contribution is a talk on “The logical structure of verbs of quantized and non-quantized change”, and she has also served as a programme committee member for the conference. Advertisements

Villa-García in Glossa. Again.

July 26, 2019 by

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Julio is on a publishing roll, and it seems Glossa is his preferred venue. Rightly so, since in addition to being one of the top linguistics journals, Glossa follows a fair Open Access model. Julio’s latest contribution is a squib on ‘Clitic climbing (or lack thereof) and the Copy Theory of Movement’. It’d make an excellent […]

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 […]

¡Qué bonito! Julio in Glossa

June 3, 2019 by

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Julio’s new paper ‘Recomplementation in English and Spanish: Delineating the CP space’ is out in Glossa, providing definitive answers on the nature of Spanish que. Find out these answers here.

Manchester linguists at GLOW 42

May 10, 2019 by

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The 42nd GLOW conference (Generative Linguistics in the Old World) is taking place in Oslo this week, featuring two poster contributions from Manchester linguists: Emily Hanink (University of Manchester), Andrew Koontz-Garboden (University of Manchester) and Emmanuel-Moselly Makasso (University of Yaounde 1). Basaá property concepts and the ontology of gradability [abstract] Karlos Arregi (University of Chicago) and Emily Hanink (University of […]

Successful viva for Simone De Cia

March 28, 2019 by

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Simone De Cia successfully passed his viva on Tuesday 26th March. Simone’s dissertation was on ‘Information-Structure-related phenomena in Northern Italian dialects:  Consequences for the geometry of the left periphery’. The thesis was supervised by Delia Bentley and Julio Villa-García, and defended before a committee of Adam Ledgeway (Cambridge) and John Payne (internal examiner). Simone is […]

Heike Pichler at LEL seminar

March 11, 2019 by

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This week’s seminar will be given by Heike Pichler from Newcastle University . She will speak on: ‘Category change in thetical grammar, innit?’ An abstract is available here. Note that it will not take place in the usual room, but will be in A215 in Samuel Alexander. As usual there will be drinks afterwards and everyone is welcome […]