Research Colloquia

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

Talks take place in HUM 1 - room 210 at 2pm on Fridays, unless stated otherwise.  Map

2015 - 2016 Speakers

FALL 2015

October 9th 
Keith Johnson, UC Berkeley
"Adventures in Phonetic Neuroscience"

October 16th in the Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Heidi Harley, University of Arizona
"Suppressing subject arguments in Hiaki"

October 30th
Ivano Caponigro, UC San Diego
"Free-Choice Free Relative Clauses in Italian and Romanian"

November 20th
Elliott Moreton, University of North Carolina
"Implicit and explicit learning of phonotactic patterns"

WINTER 2016 

January 15th
Sharon Inkelas, UC Berkeley
"The A-map model: Articulatory reliability in child-specific phonology"

Thursday, January 28th
Claire Halpert, University of Minnesota
"Surmountable barriers"
Room/Time: HUM 2 - 259 from 2:00-3:30pm

Monday, February 1st
Brooke Larson, University of Iowa
"The What and Whens of Syntactic Relations"
Room/Time: HUM 1 - 210 from 2:00-3:30pm

February 5th
Colin Phillips, University of Maryland
"Speaking, understanding, and the architecture of language"

Saturday, February 6th
SPLAP: Semantics, Pragmatics and LAnguage Philosophy Conference
Time: 9:30am - 5:15pm
Room: HUM 1 - room 202
Speakers: N. Goodman (Stanford) and A. Kehler (UCSD)

Thursday, February 11th
Ivy SichelThe Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Anatomy of a counterexample - Extraction from relative clauses"
Room/Time: HUM 1 - 210 from 2:00-3:30pm

Tuesday, February 16th (note date change)
Itamar Kastner, NYU
"On the syntactic reflexes of lexical semantics: The case of reflexives"
Room/Time: HUM 1 - 202 from 2:30-4:00pm (note time change)

Monday, February 22nd
Stefan Keine, University of Mass Amherst
"Selective opacity"
Room/Time: HUM 2 - 259 from 2:00-3:30pm

Saturday, March 5th
LASC: Linguistics at Santa Cruz Conference
Time: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Room: Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Speaker: Ryan Bennett (Yale)

SPRING 2016 

April 15th
Sabine Iatridou, MIT
"Fake things here and there; evidence form now and then"

April 29th
Paul Kiparsky, Stanford
"Agent Nouns: The Morphosyntax of Mixed Categories"

May 6, 7, 8
SULA 9: Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas 9

May 20th
Kyle Johnson, University of Massachusetts
"Building a Trace"

Wednesday, June 1
LURC: Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference
Time: 1:00 - 5:00pm
Room: Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Speaker: Shayne Sloggett (University of Massachusetts)