Department Colloquia

About eight times each year, the department hosts colloquia by distinguished faculty from around the world. Unless otherwise stated, talks take place on Fridays in Humanities 1, Room 210.

Fall 2017

Friday, October 6 @ 4pm
Ashwini Deo, Ohio State University
Title: Alternative circumstances of evaluation and the ser/estar distinction in Spanish

Friday, October 20 @ 4pm
Judith Aissen, UCSC
Title: Right-edge topics in Tsotsil (Mayan)

Friday, November 17 @ 4pm
Brian Dillon, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Title: Process and representation in morphosyntactic processing: A psychophysical approach using Signal Detection Theory 

Winter 2018

Friday, January 19 @ 1:20pm
Martina Wiltschko, University of British Columbia
Title:  Nominal speech act structure. A personal view.

Friday, February 16 @ 1:20pm
Adam Ussishkin, University of Arizona
Title: Roots, or consonants? On the early role of morphology in lexical access

Friday, March 2 @ 1:30pm
Kristen Syrett, Rutgers University
Title: Experimental evidence for context sensitivity in the nominal domain: What children and adults reveal

Saturday, March 10 from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Linguistics at Santa Cruz - LASC 2018
Room:  Stevenson Fireside Lounge

Spring 2018

Friday, May 4 @ 1:45pm
Liz Coppock, Boston University
Title: Most vs. the most in languages where the more means most

Friday, May 18 @ 1:30pm
Meghan Sumner, Stanford University
Title: Usage-based linguistic models and understanding human behavior

Friday, June 8, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference - LURC 2018
Stevenson Fireside Lounge