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MIT Linguistics: Department of Linguistics & Philosophy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Upcoming Colloquia
Fall 2015-Spring 2016

All talks are from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in room 32-141. For further information, please contact Erin or Michelle.This schedule is subject to change; please check back for changes.

September 18:

Eric Bakovic, UC San Diego
Ensuring the proper determination of identity: a model of possible constraints

Thursday, October 22:

Philippe Schlenker, Institut Jean-Nicod
Formal Monkey Linguistics
Time & Place: 5-6:30PM, 32-D461 *please note special day and time*

October 23:

Philippe Schlenker, Institut Jean-Nicod
Visible Meaning: Signs vs. Gestures

November 5th:

Paul Portner, Georgetown University
Imperative mood
Time & Place: 5-6:30PM, 32-D461 *please note special day and time*

November 6th:

Paul Portner, Georgetown University
Commitment to Priorities

November 20:

Susi Wurmbrand, University of Connecticut

December 9-11th:

Claire Halpert, University of Minnesota

February 5:

Junko Ito, UC Santa Cruz
Doubling up or remaining single—gemination patterns in Japanese loanwords

February 19:

Seth Cable, UMASS
The Curious Implicatures of Optional Past Tense in Tlingit (and Other Languages)

February 26: 2nd Annual Linguistics-Philosophy Joint Colloquium

Zoltán Gendler Szabó (Yale)
Semantic Categories

March 4:

Veneeta Dayal, Rutgers

March 11:

Elliott Moreton, UNC

April 1:

Bruce Hayes, UCLA

April 15:

Amy Rose Deal, Berkeley

May 6:

Daniel Buring, University of Vienna

May 13:

Roni Katzir, Tel Aviv University