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MIT Linguistics: Department of Linguistics & Philosophy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Ling-Lunch: Fall 2013

Ling-Lunch is a series of weekly talks, open to all linguistics topics. It is held in an informal setting, and everybody is welcome to present their work, but preference is given to members of the MIT Linguistics Department.

We meet every Thursday from 12:30 to 1:45 pm in room 32-D461.

Meetings and changes in the schedule are announced by email to interested people. If you want to receive the email announcements, want to present something, or have any other comments about Ling-Lunch, please email the organizers.

September 26:

Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini (University of Arizona/MIT)
Steps to the Physics of Language

October 3:

Hadas Kotek (MIT)

October 10:

Alexander Podobryaev (MIT)
Context and assignment in indexical shifting

October 17:

Paul Crowley (MIT)

October 31:

Pauline Jacobson (Brown University)
The Myth of Silent Linguistic Material

November 7:

Coppe van Urk (MIT)

November 14:

Dennis Ott (HU Berlin/MIT)
Deletion in disjunct constituents

November 21:

Aron Hirsh (MIT)
Presupposition projection and incremental processing in disjunction

December 5:

Juliet Stanton (MIT)
Constraints on English preposition stranding

December 12:

to be announced