LEL Research Seminars

Our seminars take place during term-time on occasional Tuesdays (roughly once every other week), from 4.15 to 5.30 pm. They are followed by further discussion over a glass of wine or juice, everyone is welcome!

The current seminar organiser is Kersti Börjars, if you want to be added to our mailing list, please send her an email (k dot borjars at manchester dot ac dot uk).

The speakers in Spring 2019 are:

29 Jan A112 Ryan Bochnak UoM Future temporal reference with and without future marking
5 Feb A112 Tine Breban & John Payne UoM Semantic relations in the proper noun alternation
12 Feb A113 Lotte Sommerer Vienna A constructional perspective on the development of the English article system
19 Feb A113 Julio Villa Garcia UoM Romance C heads: to be, or not to be
26 Feb A113 Emily Hanink UoM Anaphora and sameness in the DP
5 March A113 Martin Barry Martin Barry Forensic Voice Services The logic of the likelihood ratio: what can the forensic phonetician say to a jury?
12 March A215 Heike Pichler Newcastle Category change in thetical grammar, innit?
19 March A215 Catherine Davies Leeds What kinds of adjectives do preschoolers encounter in the input, and how do they process what they hear?
26 March A113 Seongha Rhee Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Insubordination in grammar: The case in Korean
2 April A113 Katherine Twomey UoM Beyond words: Nonlinguistic and robotic perspectives on early language acquisition
30 April A215 Vera Hohaus UoM Samoan comparison constructions, past and present
7 May A215 Charlotte Hemmings Oxford Grammatical functions and the challenge from Austronesian




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