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Jonathan Culpeper at LEL Research Seminar

March 23, 2017 by

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Next Tuesday, March 28,  we welcome Professor Jonathan Culpeper to the LEL Research Seminar. Jonathan Culpeper is currently based at Lancaster University. We invited him to talk about one of his current projects, the ‘Encyclopedia of Shakespeare’s language’. Here is the abstract: Shakespeare’s language and the Encyclopaedia project  Jonathan Culpeper (Lancaster University) With a few exceptions, the study of Shakespeare’s language […]

George’s Goodbye.

March 20, 2017 by

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Alas! George Walkden, the voice of Manchet for the past 5 (!) years, will be leaving LEL. George has been such a wonderful colleague and most of all such a hard worker that you’d hope he’s leaving to drink non-virgin cocktails on a sunny beach. But, no, unfortunately, he’s leaving to continue being a great colleague […]

Esther de Leeuw at LEL Research Seminar

March 20, 2017 by

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Tomorrow (Tuesday, March 21),  we welcome Esther de Leeuw to the LEL Research Seminar. Esther de Leeuw is a senior lecturer in linguistics currently based at Queen Mary University of London. Here is the abstract: Plasticity of native language phonetic and phonological domains and enhanced executive control in bilinguals Esther de Leeuw (Queen Mary) In this presentation, I will […]

Mark Dingemanse at LEL Research Seminar

March 8, 2017 by

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Next Tuesday, March 14,  we welcome Mark Dingemanse at the LEL Research Seminar. Mark Dingemanse is currently based at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen. The LEL Research Seminar will focus on one of his most recent research interest: iconic (or non-arbitrary) form-meaning mappings in Language. Here is the abstract: Moving beyond bouba and kiki: […]

James White at LEL Research Seminar

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Next Tuesday, March 7,  we welcome James White at the LEL Research Seminar. His talk promises to be a must-attend for those interested in phonology, phonetics, and language acquisition. Here is the abstract: Phonological learning is constrained by phonetic similarity: Experimental and computational evidence James White UCL In this talk, I argue that phonological learning is constrained […]

María J. Arche at LEL Research Seminar (Feb 28)

February 27, 2017 by

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Tomorrow, February 28,  we welcome María Arche at the LEL Research Seminar. María Arche has a PhD in Theoretical Linguistics and Language Acquisition and currently resides at the University of Greenwich. Her talk tomorrow will deal with ‘Perfective but incomplete accomplishments’. Here is the abstract: Perfective but incomplete accomplishments María J. Arche University of Greenwich This talk is […]

Laurel Brinton at LEL Research Seminar (Feb 23)

February 13, 2017 by

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Laurel Brinton will be the first speaker invited to the LEL Research Seminar in the spring semester. Her talk takes place on February 23 (NB Thursday, not Tuesday!). Laurel is a Professor of English Language at the University of British Colombia, and is currently co-editor of English Language and Linguistics (together with Bernd Kortmann and Patrick Honeybone). Here […]