Linguistics and English Language

Past events

A list of past events in Linguistics and English Language

 

February 2019

06 Feb
11 Feb
12 Feb
14 Feb
16 Feb
22-23
25 Feb
26 Feb
  • Language evolution seminar
    • Adaptation may depend on perceived linguistic knowledge: Evidence from priming with native and nonnative interlocutors
27 Feb
28 Feb
  • Linguistic Circle
    • POSTPONED until Semester 1 of the 2019-20 academic year. Exact date TBC.
 

January 2019

15 Jan
17 Jan
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Cross-clausal case and agreement - Consequences for the A/A'-distinction (Susi Wurmbrand and Magdalena Lohninger)
18 Jan
22 Jan
23 Jan
28 Jan
29 Jan
31 Jan
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Using contemporary phonetic and phonological data to shed light on historic contact situations: the case of Mapudungun and Spanish (Scott Sadowsky)
 

December 2018

03 Dec
04 Dec
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
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Lexical variation and lexical attrition: towards a greater understanding of the processes underlying lexical change in Scots (Robert McColl Millar)
11 Dec
12 Dec
13 Dec
 

November 2018

06 Nov
07 Nov
08 Nov
14 Nov
15 Nov
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Tweetolectology: Issues in mapping morphosyntactic variation using social-media data (David Willis)
20 Nov
21 Nov
  • Language variation and change
    • Accounting for the fronted BATH vowel in Indian English: globalised variant, word frequency effect, or foreign /a/? (Claire Cowie & Zuzana Elliott Slosarova)
22 Nov
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Reconciling Internalist and Externalist Views of Linguistic Meaning (Gillian Ramchand)
27 Nov
28 Nov
29 Nov
30 Nov
  • Cognitive Science talk
    • Music first: hunter-gatherer ethnography and the evolution of language (Jerome Lewis)
Nov 30 - Dec 02
 

October 2018

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
 

September 2018

04 Sep
07 Sep
10 Sep
  • Bilingualism reading group
    • The Effects of Bilingualism in Third (or additional) Language Acquisition: the Role Played by Metalinguistic Awareness
14 Sep
18 Sep
24 Sep
  • Bilingualism reading group
    • How bilingual experience and executive control modulate development in language control among bilingual children
25 Sep
26 Sep
27 Sep
 

August 2018

17 Aug
21 Aug
28 Aug
 

July 2018

03 Jul
 

June 2018

01 Jun
04 - 06 Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference 2018
13 Jun
  • Bilingualism Matters (external website)
    • Are Refugee Languages Welcome? The Critical Role of Refugee Languages in Integration
19 Jun
21 Jun
26 Jun
  • Language evolution seminar
    • Cultural transmission in an iterated learning task: the effect of animated motion on language structure
27 Jun
 

May 2018

02 May
09 May
10 May
15 May
16 May
17 May
  • Linguistic Circle
    • The acquisition of English modal auxiliaries by advanced francophone EFL learners (Professor Dalila Ayoun)
22 May
28 May
 

April 2018

03 Apr
04 Apr
05 Apr
  • Meaning and grammar seminar
    • A multilingual corpus study of the competition between PAST and PERFECT in narrative discourse (Henriette de Swart)
10 Apr
12 Apr
16 Apr
17 - 18 The Second Dynamic Syntax Conference (external website)
24 Apr
30 Apr
 

March 2018

02 Mar
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Exhaustivity in wh-questions in typical and impaired acquisition (Petra Schulz)
07 Mar
09 Mar
15 Mar
21 Mar
22 Mar
26 Mar
  • Bilingualism reading group
    • Onset of disambiguation as word learning strategy delayed in multilingual infants – In-sights from eye-tracking research
27 Mar
29 Mar
  • Linguistic Circle
    • A fragment answer inspired view of afterthoughts: gender mismatches in Greek (Stergios Chatzikyriakidis)
 

February 2018

01 Feb
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Latin Loans in Old Frisian and the Problem of Relative Chronology (Rolf Bremmer)
05 Feb
07 Feb
08 Feb
15 Feb
19 Feb
22 Feb
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January 2018

10 Jan
15 Jan
  • Developmental linguistics
    • What can cultural-evolutionary approaches and iterated learning experiments tell us about language learning?
22 Jan
23 Jan
25 Jan
29 Jan
30 Jan

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