Linguistics and English Language

Past events

A list of past events in Linguistics and English Language

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January 2020

   
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December 2019

05 Dec
09 - 10 Fourth Edinburgh Symposium on Historical Phonology (external website)
10 Dec
11 Dec
12 Dec
16 Dec
 

November 2019

01 Nov
  • Language in context seminar
    • How to link Practiced Language Policies to pedagogies in foreign language teaching settings: a case study of two primary school Mandarin classes (Hao Zhang)
04 Nov
05 Nov
07 Nov
11 Nov
12 Nov
13 Nov
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Second dialect acquisition in the diaspora: a case study of Irish migrants in Melbourne (Chloé Diskin)
15 Nov
  • Language in context seminar
    • Mismatched priorities and approaches in China-EU Relations Revealed from a Corpus-driven Discourse Analysis of Their Official Discourse (1994-2019)
18 Nov
19 Nov
20 Nov
25 Nov
  • Sociolinguistics reading group
    • Embodying deficiency through ‘affective practice’: Shame, relationality, and the lived experience of social class and gender in higher education
27 Nov
 

October 2019

04 Oct
08 Oct
10 Oct
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Pragmatic Inference in Non-Human Great Ape Communication (Richard Moore)
15 Oct
18 Oct
21 Oct
22 Oct 
24 Oct
28 Oct
29 Oct
30 Oct
31 Oct
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Question-oriented semantics of clausal complementation and constraints on lexical denotations (Wataru Uegaki)
 

September 2019

02 Sep
12 Sep
17 Sep
24 Sep
30 Sep
 

August 2019

27 Aug
 

July 2019

12 Jul
  • Language variation and change (Summer Special)
    • The SPADE project: large-scale analysis of a spoken language across space and time (Morgan Sonderegger)
17 Jul
 

June 2019

07 Jun Bilingualism Matters Annual Event (external website)
04 - 07 Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference 2019 (external website)
11 Jun
  • Language evolution seminar
    • Why left/right rather than uphill/downhill? An experimental approach to the evolution of spatial referencing
13 Jun
17 Jun
18 Jun
24 - 25
  • Lexical Flexibility (external website)
    • Workshop: Perspectives on lexical semantics and polysemy
 

May 2019

01 May
07 May
14 May
15 May
22 May
  • Language in context seminar
    • From “linguicide” to “linguistic suicide”: An examination of the role of governmental language policy in the decline of indigenous regional languages in France
21 May
 

April 2019

02 Apr
04 Apr
11 Apr
18 Apr
  • Meaning and grammar seminar
    • What can Japanese say about the count-mass distinction? Distributivity as definiteness over mapping (Takanobu Nakamura)
23 Apr
24 Apr
30 Apr
 

March 2019

05 Mar
06 Mar
07 Mar
11 Mar
14 Mar
  • Linguistic Circle
    • What’s an epistemic modal anyway? (Angelika Kratzer & Jonathan Phillips)
19 Mar
20 Mar
21 Mar
  • Language in context seminar
    • ‘An Eye for an Aye’: Linguistic and Political Backlash and Conformity in Eighteenth-Century Scots
  • Linguistic Circle
    • Similarity-based interference in sentence processing: Insights from grammatical agreement (Julie Franck)
25 Mar
  • Bilingualism reading group
    • The Production Mechanism across Interpreting Types – Combining Computational Quantification and Behavioral Study Results
26 Mar
27 Mar
  • Language in context seminar
    • International Language and the Everyday: contact and collaboration between C.K. Ogden, Rudolf Carnap and Otto Neurath
28 Mar
 

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.
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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)

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