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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 […]

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. […]

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! […]

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 […]