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¡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. Advertisements

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 […]

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 […]

Julio Villa-García at LEL seminar

February 18, 2019 by

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This week’s LEL seminar comes with an existential twist, thanks to our very own Julio Villa-García, who will ask: ‘Romance C heads: to be or not to be’ You can download the abstract from here.  The talk will be at 4.15 pm in room A113 in Samuel Alexander. As usual there will be drinks afterwards and […]

Lotte Sommerer at LEL seminar

February 11, 2019 by

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This week’s LEL seminar is by Lotte Sommerer (Vienna), who will speak on ‘A constructional perspective on the development of the English article system’ The talk will be on Tuesday 12 Feb at 4.15 pm in room A113 in Samuel Alexander. As usual there will be drinks afterwards and everyone is welcome to join us […]