Research Colloquia

About eight times each year the department hosts colloquium talks by distinguished faculty from around the world.

Talks take place in HUM 2 - room 259 at 2:40pm on Fridays, unless stated otherwise.  Map

2016 - 2017 Speakers

FALL 2016

September 30th 
Itamar Francez, University of Chicago
Title: Semantically impossible adjectives
Abstract

October 7th 
Akira Omaki, University of Washington
Title: Developing incrementality: Grammar and parsing of wh-dependencies in children
Abstract

November 18th 
Kie Zuraw, UCLA
Title: The Breadth of the Candidate Set
Abstract

WINTER 2017

Thursday, January 26th
Shota Momma, UC San Diego
Title: Aligning parsing and generation
Abstract

Tuesday, January 31st
Hannah Sande, UC Berkeley
Title: Modeling the morphology/phonology interface: Evidence from process morphology in Guébie
Abstract

Thursday, February 2nd
Dustin Chacon, University of Minnesota
Title: Filling in Gaps in Comparative Syntax
Abstract

Thursday, February 9th
Juliet Stanton, MIT
Title: Constraints on the Distribution of Nasal-Stop Sequences: An Argument for Contrast
Abstract

Thursday, February 16th
Elliott Moreton, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Title: Emergent positional privilege in blend formation
Abstract

Tuesday, February 21st
Sam Zukoff, MIT
Title: Stress Restricts Reduplication
Abstract

Thursday, February 23rd
Ryan Bennett, Yale
Title: Idiosyncrasy and contextual variability in the prosody of functional morphemes
Abstract

Thursday, March 2nd
Amanda Rysling, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Title: Preferential early attribution in segmental perception
Abstract

Tuesday, March 5th
Jennifer Smith, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Title: Unpacking the asymmetries in category-specific phonology
Abstract

LASC (Linguistics at Santa Cruz) 2017
Saturday, March 18th
Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Room: HUM 1 - 210
Program

SPRING 2017

April 14th 
Junko Ito & Armin Mester, UC Santa Cruz
Title: TBA
Abstract: TBA

May 26th 
Susan Lin, UC Berkeley
Title: TBA
Abstract: TBA