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MIT Linguistics: Department of Linguistics & Philosophy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Upcoming Colloquia
Fall 2014-Spring 2015

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

Thursday, September 18:

Jim McCloskey, UC Santa Cruz
Phasehood, the Maximal Verbal Projection and Preverbs in Irish

Please note the special time, date and place for this talk.
Date/Time: Thursday, September 18th, 5:15-6:45 pm
Location: 34-101

October 3:

Paul Egré, Institut Jean-Nicod
Intensional readings of “many” and moral expectations

November 7:

Klaus Abels, UCL
Guess what else!

November 21:

Karlos Arregi, University of Chicago
How to sell a melon: Mesoclisis in Spanish plural imperatives

December 12:

Tim Stowell, UCLA
Adverbial Complexes

February 6:

Kristine Yu, UMass Amherst
Tonal marking of absolutive case in Samoan  

February 13:

Nina Topintzi, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Approaching the PCC from German

February 20:

Sigrid Beck, Tübingen
Readings of ‘noch’ (still)

February 27:

Gunnar Hansson, UBC
Learning Long-Distance Phonotactics: Dissimilation, Assimilation and Correspondence

March 6:

Richard Larson, Stony Brook University
Quantificational States

April 17:

Aditi Lahiri, University of Oxford, Somerville College
In support of asymmetric phonological representations

April 24:

Ming Xiang, University of Chicago

May 1:

Nina Topintzi, University of Leipzig

May 8:

Jessica Coon, McGill University