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 2018

Friday, October 12 @ 1:20pm
Ur Shlonsky, University of Geneve
Title: Subjects of copular constructions
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Friday, November 9 @ 1:20pm
Gabriella Caballero, UC San Diego
Title: The interaction between lexical and grammatical tone in Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara)
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Friday, December 7 @ 1:20pm
Gorka Elordieta, University of Basque Country, Spain
Title: Unaccented words, headedness, and prosodic phrasing in Northern Bizkaian Basque
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Winter 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019
Room/Time: HUM 2 - 259 @ 2:30pm
Naomi Francis, MIT
Title: 
Even in presupposition denials
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
Room/Time: HUM 2 - 259 @ 3:00pm
Jess Law, Rutgers University
Title: Constraints on distributivity

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Thursday, January 24, 2019
Room/Time: HUM 2 - 259 @ 3:00pm
Nadine Theiler, University of Amsterdam
Title: 
A unified semantics for additive particles
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Monday, February 4, 2019
Room/Time: HUM 2 -259 @ 2:30pm
Emily Clem, UC Berkeley
Title: Cyclicity in Agree: Maximal projections as probes
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Thursday, February 7, 2019
Room/Time: HUM 2 -259 @ 2:30pm
Michelle Yuan, University of Chicago
Title: Ergativity as object shift in Inuit: New insights from microvariation
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Monday, February 11, 2019
Room/Time: HUM 2 -259 @ 2:30pm
Andrew Murphy, Leipzig University
Title: What can tone tell us about movement? Insights from Asante Twi
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
Room/Time: HUM 2 -259 @ 2:30pm
Marta Wierzba, Universität Potsdam
Title: Revisiting prosodic reconstruction
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Saturday, March 9, 2019
Linguistics at Santa Cruz - LASC 2019
Room:  Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Spring 2019

Friday, April 19 @ 1:20pm
Charles Yang, University of Pennsylvania
Title: TBA
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Friday, April 26 @ 1:20pm
Laura McPherson, Dartmouth College
Title: TBA
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Friday, May 10 @ 1:20pm
Sandy Chung, UC Santa Cruz
Title: TBA
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Friday, May 31 @ 1:00 pm
Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference - LURC 2019
Stevenson Fireside Lounge