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3 upcoming talks and 188 talks in the archive.

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Empirical Results on Morphological Convergence in English

UserDr. Péter Rácz (Central European University, Budapest University of Technology, University of Canterbury)..

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Translating the Deaf Self: Translanguaging, interpreting & identities of deaf signers at work

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/PnyrnLjX4NAKnRMBA

UserJemina Napier (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 17 June 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

How (not) to do (areal) phonological typology

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/vCtCxURPtUbranv57

UserPavel Iosad (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 10 June 2021, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Identity construction and self-presentation on WhatsApp profile statuses: What does our status say about us?

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/Pv8gjUQsuMiyWnUMA

UserCarmen Maíz Arévalo (Universidad Complutense Madrid).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 03 June 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

How do stylistic features “work” in news texts about a violent event that took place abroad? A cross-cultural case study.

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/UqMEAFyne44WyZCP6

UserAshley Riggs (Université de Genève).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 27 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Ecological links between L2 learning and L1 change

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/XdoC5YnNfbS5USeb7

UserAntonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Language contact in syntax: The view from Romanian

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/k4VN9jrfoq9z2FC9A

UserAdnana Boioc Apintei, Adina Dragomirescu, Alexandru Nicolae (Iorgu Iordan – Alexandru Rosetti Institute of Linguistics & University of Bucharest).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

On the phonetics and phonology of English H* and L+H* pitch accents

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/MCZQPEjAVVryicLY6

UserAmalia Arvaniti (Radboud University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Internal arguments disguised as external arguments: Lessons from an active alignment system

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/ofRcLr4aBxyZh7yP6

UserDr Matthew Tyler (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 16:45-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Multiethnolects as contact languages: the case for the Jamaican influence in London

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/1RUHXqvAEkBvTAps5

UserPaul Kerswill (University of York).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 March 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The role of language professionals in minority language revitalisation: Variation in rhotic production

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/bcgdZgxu4PbNjAqn6

UserDr Claire Nance (Lancaster University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Language change in bilingual returnee children: mutual effects of bilingual experience and cognition

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/gNiWovYWud8dTQds9

UserMaki Kubota (UiT The Arctic University of Norway).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Heritage grammars and linguistic complexity: A view from grammatical gender

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/hhmex2pjepqHeZpr6

UserProfessor Terje Lohndal (NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Focus Association with ONLY

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/By3XNQtaYLUksF1S9

UserDr Ksenia Zanon (Slavonic Section MMLL, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Voice-Prosody and Technologies to Give Voice to Endangered Languages: an Irish Perspective

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/pW2NTo3WHdVe59vD6

UserAilbhe Ní Chasaide (Trinity College Dublin).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Bilingual Brains

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/bTVzfMTKSVwyaJRHA

UserProfessor Brendan Weekes (University of Hong Kong, HKU).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The crucial role of truth-compatible interferences

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/jAiDPFv3tJ3XMiSb6

UserMira Ariel (Tel Aviv University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 12 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The pronoun interpretation problem in bilingual Dutch-German children

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/mW1tMswxgY6Nwhug6

UserPetra Hendriks (University of Groningen).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 29 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Revisiting contact-induced change in creole languages

Please pre-register for this talk by noon on Oct 22nd https://forms.gle/4QF4qiepxGDVEWky6

UserDr Oliver Mayeux (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 22 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Culture, language and cognition: a methodological and theoretical exploration with reference to spatial concepts

Please register for this talk by NOON on Oct 15th

UserChris Sinha (University of Hunan, University of East Anglia).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Polysemy: Pragmatics and Linguistic Conventions

Please pre-register for this event by noon on Thursday October 8th : https://forms.gle/QsDW2EdTzjNC2d6i7

UserProfessor Robyn Carston, UCL.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 08 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

[Online talk] - Iconic Plurals

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 18th of June, 12pm BST): https://www.psytoolkit.org/cgi-bin/psy2.5.3/survey?s=tuYFO -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Philippe Schlenker (Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS / New York University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 18 June 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - Peircean Semiotics, Archaeology, and the Origin of Human Language: Was Homo erectus the first talking human?

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 11th of June, 12pm BST): https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJeqCnIOH9BcVTv -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Daniel Everett (Bentley University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 11 June 2020, 15:00-16:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

User Dr Alexandra Perovic (UCL).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 04 June 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

[Online talk] - Monosyllabic Salience in Cantonese: Facilitation of transference of monosyllabic English words (MEWs) into Hong Kong Cantonese-English mixed code

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 4th of June, 10am BST): https://www.psytoolkit.org/cgi-bin/psy2.5.3/survey?s=NLNKu -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf David Li (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 June 2020, 12:30-14:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Brendan Weekes (University of Hong Kong).

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - The Syntax of Verbs: Language Typology, Language Change and a little bit of Language Acquisition

Please SIGN UP for the event following the link: https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_25lZ6rde33jG62h -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDr Marijke De Belder (Oldenburg University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 21 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - Linguists who use probabilistic models love them: An introduction to Functional Distributional Semantics

Please sign up via the link in order to receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk: https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_50YGCrYnFdptyU5

UserDr Guy Emerson (Dept. of Computer Sciences and Technology, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 07 May 2020, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

[Online talk] L2 phonological learning in adults: The role of language background, age of acquisition, and exposure

To register for the online event, please follow the link below: https://www.psytoolkit.org/cgi-bin/psy2.5.3/survey?s=DszBy

UserDr Job Schepens (TU Dortmund).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 30 April 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - Title: How Language Began: A Peircean Approach to Language Evolution

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Daniel Everett (Bentley University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, second floor, SR24.

ClockThursday 02 April 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Mechanisms in non-native speech perception

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDr Sharon Peperkamp (LSCP, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 27 February 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Conveying quantity pragmatically

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDr Chris Cummins (University of Edinburgh).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

t-glottalling, flapping and pre-glottalisation in British Englishes: patterns in phonological and social variability

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDanielle Turton (Lancaster University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, TBC.

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Sociolinguistic Vulnerability: Disaster Linguicism and Crisis Translation

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf. Federico Federici (University College London).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Bilingualism in the community: Code-switching and grammars in contact

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

UserCatherine Travis (The Australian National University).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockWednesday 19 June 2019, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Language dynamics - what we hear and how we hear it

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserProf. Anita Mehta (University of Oxford).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, SR-24 (second floor).

ClockThursday 30 May 2019, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Driving a wedge between communication and language learning in autism

There will be a coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Mikhail Kissine (Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium).

HouseFaculty of Divinity, Lecture Room 2.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The interaction between simplicity and naturalness in nominal word order typology

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Jennifer Culbertson (University of Edinburgh).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, GR-05 (ground floor).

ClockThursday 25 April 2019, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

TBC

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

User Dr Francesca Martina Branzi (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Predictors of listening comprehension skills in bilingual children

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

UserProf Ludovica Serratrice (University of Reading).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Seeking cross-linguistic interaction in the phonetic and phonological development of bilingual French-speaking children

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Margaret Kehoe (University of Geneva) .

HouseGr-06/7 (English Faculty Building).

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Getting the gist: experience and expectation in the interpretation of novel compound nouns

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Melaine Bell (Anglia Ruskin University) .

HouseGr-06/7 (English Faculty Building).

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The Evolutionary Typology of Verbal Person-Number Indexes

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Ilja Seržant (University of Leipzig).

HouseGr-06/7 (English Faculty Building).

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Timing in dyslexia: Language, reading and writing

UserProfessor Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Timing in dyslexia: Language, reading and writing

UserProfessor Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Understanding Ellipsis: Corpus, Annotation, Theory

Note: This is a special out-of-term session. Note unusual time (Monday instead of Thursday)

UserProf. Jim McCloskey (University of California, Santa Cruz).

HouseEnglish Faculty Lecture Room GR-06/07, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site..

ClockMonday 26 March 2018, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED - Diversity of Expression in Utterance and the Idea of Language

This talk has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

UserProf Adam Kendon (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 22 March 2018, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Third language acquisition at the initial stages: An event-related potential study probing for transfer

UserJason Rothman, David Miller and Eloi Puig-Mayenco (University of Reading / UiT the Arctic University of Norway).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Learning Syntax with Deep Neural Networks

UserShalom Lappin (University of Gothenburg, King's College London and Queen Mary University of London).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Fox's son, they slept five, imitation of people: Kuikuro numerals and counting

This talk is held in conjunction with the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group (http://groups.ds.cam.ac.uk/celc/)

UserBruna Franchetto (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro).

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty.

ClockMonday 05 December 2016, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The origins of speech and anti-rhythms

UserLaurence White (Plymouth University).

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Eliminating A/A'-positions

UserCoppe van Urk, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Disentangling focus constructions in Luganda

UserJenneke van der Wal, University of Cambridge.

HouseLecture Block, Room 5, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Towards empiricist models of language acquisition

UserAlexander Clark (King's College London).

HouseFaculty of Law, Room LG19.

ClockThursday 24 April 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Towards a model of morphological processing grounded in principles of discriminative learning

UserHarald Baayen, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebing and University of Alberta.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Which take which?

UserRichard Holton, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Language Learning and the brain

UserMatt Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The onset of borrowing: Somali and English

UserJeanette Sakel, University of the West of England.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Null objects and markedness in L1 acquisition

UserIanthi Tsimpli (Aristotle University Thessaloniki/University of Reading).

HouseBowett Room, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The Domain of Content

UserHagit Borer (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 22 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Discrete bilectalism, multilingualism, and (a)typical language development

UserKleanthes K. Grohmann and Maria Kambanaros (University of Cyprus and Cyprus Acquisition Team).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Derogatives: Meaning or Metadata?

The Erasmus Room is on the 1st Floor, and is marked no. 18 on the following map: http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/mi-content/default.asp?PAGE_ID=1860

UserGeoffrey Nunberg (UC Berkeley).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 25 October 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Neurocognitive universals in types of morphological process?

The Bowett Room is at no.7 on the following map: http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/mi-content/default.asp?PAGE_ID=1860

UserWilliam Marslen-Wilson (University of Cambridge).

HouseBowett Room, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Title to be confirmed

UserAnn Copestake (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 03 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Title to be confirmed

UserBonnie Schwartz (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Resumption and the Design of Grammar

UserAsh Asudeh (University of Oxford & Carleton University).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 27 October 2011, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The Syntax of Meteorology

UserJohn Collins (University of East Anglia).

HouseBarbara White Room, Newnham College.

ClockThursday 13 October 2011, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Phases and semantics

UserWolfram Hinzen (University of Durham).

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Evolution, sex/gender and sociolinguistics

UserProf. Deborah Cameron, Faculty of English, University of Oxford.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 27 May 2010, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Keeping (eye)track(s) of multiple worlds

UserProf. Gerry Altmann, Department of Psychology, University of York.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 04 March 2010, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Eye get it! What eye-movements can tell us about language processing in autism spectrum disorder

UserDr Courtenay Norbury, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 18 February 2010, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Predication and specification in the syntax of cleft sentences

UserProf. Marcel den Dikken, The Graduate Center of The City University of New York.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 26 November 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Towards Understanding the Brain Basis of Developmental Dyslexia: A Cross-Language Approach

UserProf. Usha Goswami, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 12 November 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Against PP extraposition in nominals

UserProf. David Adger, Department of Linguistics, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseG24, Law Faculty (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 October 2009, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Phonetic and phonological aspects of gemination in Lebanese Arabic

UserDr Ghada Khattab (School of Education Communication and Language Sciences, University of Newcastle).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 11 June 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The pragmatic bases of musical meaning

UserDr Ian Cross and Ghofur Woodruff (Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 28 May 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Loan Word Typology

UserProf Bernard Comrie (Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 14 May 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Dealing with disasters: the problem of polysemy

UserProf Jean Aitchison (Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 30 April 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Eye tracking and syntactic processing in children with Williams Syndrome

UserDr Diane Nelson (Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, University of Leeds).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 05 March 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Constructions, functional heads and unbounded dependencies

UserProf Bob Borsley (Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 19 February 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Quantifying dialect similarity by comparison of the lexical distribution of phonemes

UserDr. Warren Maguire (School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 05 February 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Variation in British Sign Language

UserDr Rachel Sutton-Spence, Centre for Deaf Studies, University of Bristol.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Understanding the minds of others: A psycholinguistic approach to Theory of Mind

UserDr Heather Ferguson, Department of Linguistics, University College London.

HouseLG17, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Language as a Window Into Human Nature

OPEN TO ALL: guest sign-in at the door

UserProfessor Steven Pinker, Dept of Psychology Harvard.

HouseThe Cambridge Union.

ClockTuesday 10 June 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

How to learn and use a language

UserProf Richard Hudson (Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, UCL).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 05 June 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Contributions of phonetic detail to understanding speech processing

UserProf Sarah Hawkins (Department of Linguistics, University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 22 May 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Referential intentions and minimal semantics

UserProf Emma Borg (Department of Philosophy, University of Reading).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 28 February 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The role of statistical learning in early generative L2 grammars

UserProf Roger Hawkins (Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Essex).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 14 February 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Tone contrast maintenance driving phonological change in intonation grammars

UserProf Carlos Gussenhoven (Department of Linguistics, Radboud University Nijmegen).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 31 January 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

'A fair knowledge of their tongue': Re-evaluating Missionary Linguistics

change of time

UserDr Marcus Tomalin (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 17 January 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

When and where does language change? Syntax, phonology, acquisition and diachrony

*back to usual venue*

UserDr Patrick Honeybone (Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Edinburgh).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 29 November 2007, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Inflectional Economy

*NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE*

UserDr James Blevins (RCEAL, University of Cambridge).

HouseLG17, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Historical sociolinguistics and the transmission of language change

UserProf Terttu Nevalainen (Department of Linguistics, University of Helsinki).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 01 November 2007, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The fascinating first year

UserProf David Crystal (School of Linguistics and English Language, University of Wales, Bangor).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 18 October 2007, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Discourse variation, grammaticalisation, and stuff like that

UserProf Jenny Cheshire (Department of Linguistics, Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 08 March 2007, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Compounding in English and the nature of attribution

Dinner with speaker afterwards at Sala Thong (Thai); email apc38 if interested

UserProf Heinz Giegerich (Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Edinburgh).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 08 February 2007, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Some aspects of verb morphology and syntax in Modern Aramaic

*Back to usual venue*

UserProf Geoffrey Khan (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 25 January 2007, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Differentiating morphology, syntax and meaning in the human brain

*NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE*

UserProf Lorraine K Tyler (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLG17, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 30 November 2006, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Problems with phonemes

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UserDr John Coleman (Phonetics Laboratory, University of Oxford).

HouseLG17, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Concord, convergence and accommodation in bilingual children

UserProf Andrew Radford (Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 19 October 2006, 17:00-18:30

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