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Julio Villa-García at LEL seminar

September 30, 2019 by

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The LEL seminar this week will feature a talk by our very own Julio Villa-García (note the schedule change). He will speak on “Sí (que) (‘yes that’) and sí (‘yes’) across Spanish Varieties: Mapping Out the Structure of the CP Domain”. The talk will be tomorrow, 1st October 2019, at 4.30pm in Sam Alex A101. […]

Chris Hicks at LEL seminar

September 23, 2019 by

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Please join us tomorrow afternoon for the first seminar of the semester! Our very own Christopher Hicks will be giving a paper on “Functions, Features and Where to Find Them” in SamAlex A101 at 4.30pm. “Features are understood as the fundamental building blocks of grammar, but there is no consensus on their nature, their structure, or […]

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.

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 […]