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Linguistics Colloquia Series

Subject inversion in (Proto-)Bantu relative clauses

Fatima Hamlaoui, University of Toronto

Friday, October 18, 2019
3 p.m.–5 p.m.
Lattimore 513

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A Theory of Kinds for Generics?

Bernhard Nickel, Harvard University

Friday, April 12, 2019
2 p.m.–5 p.m.
Dewey 2-110E

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Exploring crosslinguistic variation in the expression of grammatical categories: an Amazonian case study

Adam Singerman, University of Chicago

Friday, February 22, 2019
12:30 p.m.–2 p.m.
Humanities Center Conference Room D, Rush Rhees Library

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The meaning of an exception

Dustin Chacón, University of Minnesota

Monday, February 18, 2019
10:30 a.m.–Noon
Humanities Center Conference Room D, Rush Rhees Library

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A Syntactic Side of Word Formation

Asia Pietraszko, University of Connecticut

Friday, February 15, 2019
12:30 p.m.–2 p.m.
TBA

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From syntax to postsyntax and back again

Martina Martinovic, University of Florida

Monday, February 11, 2019
10:30 a.m.–Noon
Humanities Center Conference Room D, Rush Rhees Library

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Negation in Finno-Ugric verb clusters. Evidence for post-syntactic operations

Martin Salzmann, University of Leipzig

Monday, February 4, 2019
10:30 a.m.–Noon
Humanities Center Conference Room D. Rush Rhees Library

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Sociolinguistic approaches to the study of multilingualism and language shift

Maya Abtahian

Friday, February 1, 2019
12:30 p.m.–2 p.m.
Humanities Center Conference Room D

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The exotic syntax of spoken discourse: Challenges from spontaneous narration in Wan (Mande)

Tatiana Nikitina

Monday, January 28, 2019
10:30 a.m.–Noon
Humanities Center Conference Room D

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Capturing Linguistic Diversity: Grammatical Tone in Gyeli

Nadine Grimm

Friday, January 25, 2019
12:30 p.m.–2 p.m.
Dewey 2-110E

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Linguistics Department Colloquia Series co-sponsored by the Center for Language Sciences

Daniel Siddiqi, Carlton University

Friday, November 9, 2018
3:30 p.m.
513 Lattimore Hall, reception to follow

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Legal Interpretation by Big Data

Larry Solan, Brooklyn Law School

Friday, October 12, 2018
2 p.m.
513 Lattimore Hall

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Cognitive Science Dinner Talk

Benjamin Van Durme, Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

Monday, April 16, 2018
6:15 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
366 Meliora Hall

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Cognitive Science Dinner Talk

Aaron White, Department of Linguistics, University of Rochester

Thursday, March 22, 2018
6:15 p.m.–9 p.m.
366 Meliora Hall

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Syntactic Projection and Distribution

Jim Blevins, Cambridge University

Friday, February 16, 2018
9:30 a.m.–11 a.m.
Rush Rhees Library, Humanitites Conference Room D

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The Proper Approach to Definite Articles

Dr. Ora Matushansky, SFL (CNRS/Université Paris-8)/UiL OTS/Utrecht University

Monday, February 12, 2018
11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
Rush Rhees Library, Humanitites Conference Room D

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Retrieving antecedents with the grammar: c-command, D-type pronouns and f-features

Keir Moulton, Simon Fraser University

Friday, February 9, 2018
9:30 a.m.–11 a.m.
Rush Rhees Library, Humanitites Conference Room D

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Enriched Meanings

Professor Ash Asudeh, Oxford University & Carleton University

Thursday, February 1, 2018
12:30 p.m.–2 p.m.
Rush Rhees Library, Humanities Conference Room D

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On the interaction between syntax and postsyntax in Uzbek (non-)verbal predicate formation

Vera Gribanova, Department of Linguistics, Stanford University

Monday, January 29, 2018
11 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
Rush Rhees Library, Humanities Conference Room D

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Regionalizing Race: Exploring Sound Change and Racial Identity

Sharese King, Stanford University

Thursday, January 25, 2018
12:30 p.m.–2 p.m.
Rush Rhees Library, Humanities Conference Room D

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Seenku argument-head tone sandhi: Morphosyntax, phonology, or both? 

Laura McPherson, Dartmouth College

Friday, November 17, 2017
3:30 p.m.–5 p.m.
513 Lattimore

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Prosodic Recursion and Syntactic Cyclicity inside the Word

Peter Guegkuezian, University of Rochester

Friday, November 3, 2017
3:30 p.m.–5 p.m.
513 Lattimore

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Return to Richard

Ash Asudeh, Institute of Cognitive Science, Carleton University & Faculty of Linguistics, Philology & Phonetics, Oxford University

Friday, October 27, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Lattimore 513

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Qualified Bare Nouns in Scopal Contexts in Yorùbá (Oládiípo` Ajíbóyè, University of Lagos)

Friday, September 22, 2017
3:30 p.m.–5 p.m.
513 Lattimore Hall

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Hitting a point and wiping a region: The argument realization of manner verbs

Beth Levin, Stanford University

Friday, September 8, 2017
3:30 p.m.–5 p.m.
513 Lattimore Hall

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Norma Tourangeau, ASL Program

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
7 p.m.–9 p.m.
Morey 321

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4th Symposium on American Indian Languages at RIT

Friday, April 7–Sunday, April 9, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology

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Jalon Begay, Navajo Language Program & Department of Linguistics, University of New Mexico

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
9 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Lattimore 513

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Prof. Nadine Grimm, Department of Linguistics, University of Rochester

Friday, March 31–Saturday, April 1, 2017
NYASA (NEW YORK AFRICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION)

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Prof Abby Cohn, Department of Linguistics, Cornell University

Friday, December 9, 2016
2 p.m.–4 p.m.
513 Lattimore Hall

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Zhong Chen, Rochester Institute of Technology

Friday, December 2, 2016
3:30 p.m.–5 p.m.
Lattimore 513, River Campus, University of Rochester

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Dr D. Robert Ladd, Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh

Thursday, October 6, 2016
11 a.m.–Noon
513 Lattimore Hall

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Dr Andries Coetzee, Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan

Friday, September 30, 2016
3 p.m.–5 p.m.
513 Lattimore Hall

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Dr Gennaro Chierchia, Haas Foundations Professor of Linguistics, Harvard University

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
4:03 p.m.–6 p.m.
321 Morey Hall, River Campus

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