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The PhD seminar provides the opportunity for all students from the Linguistics Department to present their work in a friendly setting. Talks take place between 5-6p.m. on Mondays, on a weekly basis, in GR-05 of the English Faculty Building.

Please contact David Willis (dwew2) for further information.

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0 upcoming talks and 71 talks in the archive.

Talk A - Register Variation and Its Effects on Historical Linguistic Data

UserMorgan Macleod - Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 14 June 2010, 17:00-18:00

Talk B - Reanalysis of the Latin gerundive

UserMarius L. Jøhndal (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 14 June 2010, 17:00-18:00

Talk A - Systematic Phonetic Detail: a Probabilistic Model for the Simulation of Perceptual Data

UserMarco Piccolino-Boniforti, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 03 May 2010, 17:00-18:00

Talk B - Language-specific perspectives in reference to time

UserNorbert Vanek, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 03 May 2010, 17:00-18:00

Talk A - Drift, Markedness and the Final-Over-Final Constraint

UserAlastair Appleton, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 17:00-18:00

Talk B - Listening to topic: perception of the prosody of discourse structure

UserMeg Zellers, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 17:00-18:00

Talk A - Theories of phonological acquisition and predictions for diachronic change

UserErica Ross, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 08 February 2010, 17:00-18:00

Talk B - French language societies: purist or moderate?

UserOlivia Walsh, Linguistics Department.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 08 February 2010, 17:00-18:00

Talk A - Perceptual learning of phonetic detail conditioned by grammatical class

UserKatharine Barden, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 25 January 2010, 17:00-18:00

Talk B - Evidence for the non-verbal nature of the Old Irish Copula

UserElliott Lash, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 25 January 2010, 17:00-18:00

Talk A - 'Neutering' nominal inflection in Asia Minor Greek

UserPetros Karatsareas, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 30 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

Talk B - Variable agreement in French: investigating grammatical and social variation

UserAnna Tristram, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 30 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

Talk A - Perception of prosodic boundaries in Seoul Korean

UserHae-Sung Jeon, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 16 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

Talk A - Syntactic theory meets 'real' data: the challenge of syntactically tagged corpora

UserThomas Rainsford, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 02 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

Talk A - A two-dimensional, cross-linguistic study of speech rhythm

UserRuth Cumming, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 19 October 2009, 17:00-18:00

Talk B - Processing costs of non-strict versus strict comparison

UserChris Cummins (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 19 October 2009, 17:00-18:00

Title to be confirmed

UserErica Ross, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 25 May 2009, 17:00-18:00

The Surrey Morphology Group's Canonical Method

UserArturas Ratkus, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 18 May 2009, 17:00-18:00

Tense- and Aspect-Forms and Their Referents

UserMorgan Macleod - Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 11 May 2009, 17:00-18:00

Modelling speech perception: mistakes and distrusts

UserMarco Piccolino-Boniforti (Department of Linguistics).

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 04 May 2009, 17:00-18:00

Fearful Symmetry: Allomorphy, Synchrony, Diachrony

This talk is part of the King's Occasional Lectures series

UserEmmon Bach, SOAS and University of Massachussetts, Amherst.

HouseSaltmarsh Room, King's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 27 April 2009, 18:00-19:00

Variable Agreement in French: A Study of Grammatical and Social Variation

UserAnna Tristram, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-03, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 09 March 2009, 17:00-18:00

The viva

UserProf Ian Roberts, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-03, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 02 March 2009, 17:00-18:00

Cross-linguistic subjectivity: the subject position reconsidered.

UserAlastair Appleton, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-03, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 23 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Job interviews

UserProf Ian Roberts, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-03, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 16 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Open session

UserProf Ian Roberts, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-03, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 09 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Giving conference talks

UserProf Ian Roberts, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-03, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 02 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Word Order in the NP in Earliest Germanic

UserArturas Ratkus, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-03, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 26 January 2009, 17:00-18:00

Organising your thesis

UserProf Ian Roberts, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-03, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 19 January 2009, 17:00-18:00

Title to be confirmed

UserTom Rainsford, Department of Linguistics.

HouseSR-24, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 01 December 2008, 17:00-18:00

Supervising undergraduates

UserProf Ian Roberts, Department of Linguistics.

HouseSR-24, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 24 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

Specificational Sentences in 7th Century Irish

UserElliott Lash, Department of Linguistics.

HouseSR-24, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 17 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

Interacting with your supervisor

UserProf Ian Roberts, Department of Linguistics.

HouseSR-24, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 10 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

The loss of grammatical gender in Cappadocian Greek

UserPetros Karatsareas, Department of Linguistics.

HouseSR-24, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 27 October 2008, 17:00-18:00

Choosing and delimiting a research topic

UserProf Ian Roberts, Department of Linguistics.

HouseSR-24, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 20 October 2008, 17:00-18:00

Why do a PhD?

UserProf Ian Roberts, Department of Linguistics.

HouseSR-24, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 13 October 2008, 17:15-18:00

Supervision training

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGR-07, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 02 June 2008, 17:00-18:00

Supervision training

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGR-07, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 26 May 2008, 17:00-18:00

Title to be confirmed

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGR-07, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 12 May 2008, 17:15-18:00

"Getting a job in Linguistics"

UserRachel Smith.

HouseGR-07, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 05 May 2008, 17:15-18:00

Practice presentations for BAAP meeting

UserVarious speakers, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2008, 17:15-18:00

Practice presentations for BAAP meeting

UserVarious speakers, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 03 March 2008, 17:15-18:00

A Probe-Goal Approach to Parametric Differences in Nominal Phrases

UserYi-An Lin, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 25 February 2008, 17:15-18:00

Mock interview

UserTom Rainsford, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 18 February 2008, 17:15-18:00

Career opportunities for PhD students

UserDepartment staff, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 11 February 2008, 17:15-18:00

Presentation by past PhD students on the experience of completing a PhD in Cambridge

UserVarious speakers, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 04 February 2008, 17:15-18:00

Presentation of Cambridge Occasional Papers in Linguistics

UserElliot Lash, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 28 January 2008, 17:15-18:00

Metamessages of denial

UserAlyson Pitts, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 19 November 2007, 17:15-18:00

Vowel-lenition in Cypriot Greek and its implications for consonant-vowel coarticulation

UserEftychia Eftychiou, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 12 November 2007, 17:15-18:00

The effect of syllable stress on adaptation to talker-specific characteristics

UserKatharine Barden, Department of Linguistics.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 29 October 2007, 17:00-18:00

The Implications of a Split Lexicon for Grammaticalisation (and Lexicalisation)

UserEdward Wilford, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockMonday 22 October 2007, 17:00-18:00

Social event: punting and picnic

Note different time: 4.30 pm, and going into the evening

UserEveryone.

HouseTrinity College punts, weather allowing - see "Abstract".

ClockWednesday 13 June 2007, 16:30-17:30

On one myth in Germanic linguistics: the origin of Germanic adjective declensions

UserArturas Ratkus, Dept. of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2007, 16:15-17:15

Geminates and 'super-geminates' in Cypriot Greek

UserSpyros Armosti, Dept. of Linguistics.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 16 May 2007, 16:15-17:15

Discussion with staff members: Job hunting; getting published

UserStaff of the Linguistics Department.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2007, 16:15-17:15

On the role of imitation in learning to pronounce

Note change in start time: 4 pm, not 4.15 pm.

UserPiers Messum, University College London.

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 18 April 2007, 16:00-17:30

Verbal Nouns as a-categorial roots

UserEdward Wilford (Dept. of Linguistics).

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2007, 16:15-17:15

Syntactic Borrowing and the News Media: A Study of French Agency Dispatches

UserMairi McLaughlin (Department of French).

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2007, 16:15-17:15

Eliminating encoded meaning: implications for a pragmatic theory of utterance processing.

UserAnna Sysoeva (Department of Linguistics).

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 07 February 2007, 16:15-17:15

Phonetic differences between function and content words affect intelligibility.

UserRachel Baker (Department of Linguistics).

HouseGR-04, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 24 January 2007, 16:15-17:15

Phonetic differences between function and content words affect intelligibility.

This talk has been postponed to 24/1/07.

UserRachel Baker (Linguistics Department).

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 29 November 2006, 16:15-17:00

Is the category 'D(eterminer)' really part of the human language faculty?

UserChris Lucas (Linguistics Department).

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2006, 16:15-17:00

Denying the irony: pragmatic ambiguities in corpora

UserAlyson Pitts (Linguistics Department).

HouseGR-05, English Faculty Building.

ClockWednesday 01 November 2006, 16:15-17:00

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