Linguistics and English Language


What's on in Linguistics and English Language

Other events not listed here can be found on the individual pages of talk series and reading groups.

Talk series and reading groups 



04 Oct
08 Oct
09 Oct
  • Language evolution seminar
    • Vocal communication in our great ape relatives, the bonobos and chimpanzees: Insights into the evolution of language
10 Oct
11 Oct
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Predicting the future: diachronic change in passive and impersonal constructions (Joan Maling)
15 Oct
16 Oct
17 Oct
22 Oct
23 Oct
24 Oct
  • Language variation and change
    • Variation in French partial interrogatives: social meaning as a key factor to understand sociolinguistic norm violations (Gabriel Thiberge)
25 Oct
29 Oct
31 Oct
07 Nov
08 Nov
15 Nov
21 Nov
  • Language variation and change
    • Accounting for the fronted BATH vowel in Indian English: globalied variant, word frequency effect, or foreign /a/? (Claire Cowie & Zuzana Elliott Slosarova)
29 Nov
22 Nov
05 Dec
  • Language variation and change
    • Almost perfect: aspectual and temporal representations of the pretérito perfecto in the Spanish-speaking world (Carlos Soler Montes)
06 Dec
13 Dec
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Applying Corpus Linguistics to health(care) communication (Elena Semino)



23 Jan
20 Feb
  • Language variation and change
    • A Phonetic Analysis of the which-witch merger in Edinburgh (Josef Fruehwald, Lauren Hall-Lew, Zac Boyd, Claire Cowie, Mirjam Eiswirth and Zuzana Elliott Slosarova)