Talks by Our Linguists

Upcoming Talks

Jose Camacho.   What do Spanish copulas have in common with Tibetan evidentials?  “Ser” and “estar” at the Interfaces workshop:  University of Alcala, October 18.

Kristen Syrett, Georgia Simon, and Kirsten Nisula.  Speakers and hearers use prosody to disambiguate scopally-ambiguous sentences.  (poster)  NELS 43:  CUNY, October 20.

Roger Schwarzschild.  Talk title TBA.  Colloquium speaker:  University of Connecticut. October 26.

Previous Talks

Aaron Braver and Shigeto Kawahara.  Monomoraic lengthening in Japanese as incomplete neutralization. Colloquium talk: Seoul National University, May 21.

Shigeto Kawahara.  Acoustic bases of sound symbolism. Colloquium talk: Seoul National University, May 22.

Shigeto Kawahara.  The phonetics of Japanese maid voice I: A preliminary study. The Spring Meeting of the Phonological Association of Japan 2012: Akihabara, June 15.

Vera Gor.  Narrative dynamics through mental spaces: an inquiry into the language of C.S. Lewis.  4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference:  King’s College London, July 12.

Shigeto Kawahara.  The meanings of stops. Sound Symbolism Workshop: Keio University, August 6.

Akinbiyi Akinlabi, Bruce Connell, William Bennett, and Inoma Essien.  Non-compositional tones in Defaka compounds.  World Congress of African Linguistics 7:  University of Buea, Cameroon, August 20.

Bruce Connell, Akinbiyi Akinlabi, and William Bennett.  The place of Ijoid in Niger-Congo: A review of the evidence.  World Congress of African Linguistics 7:  University of Buea, Cameroon, August 21.

Ken Safir, Mark Baker, Justine Sikuku.  Actual clauses in Lubukusu.  World Congress of African Linguistics 7:  University of Buea, Cameroon, August 21.

Ken Safir, Mark Baker, Justine Sikuku.  Subject agreement and antecedent agreement in Lubukusu.  World Congress of African Linguistics 7:  University of Buea, Cameroon, August 21.

Seunghun Lee.  Realisation of /Sc/ cluster in Xitsonga loanwords.   World Congress of African Linguistics 7:  University of Buea, Cameroon, August 21.

Věra Dvořák and son at SLE 2012.

Justine Sikuku.  Comparing reflexive and object marking in Lubukusu.   World Congress of African Linguistics 7:  University of Buea, Cameroon, August 22.

Věra Dvořák.  Aspect-dependent surface obligatoriness of patients in deverbal nouns.  45th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea:  Stockholm University, August 30.

Mark Baker.  Parameters of structural case.  (“Henry Sweet Lecture”)  Linguistic Association of Great Britian:  University of Salford (outside Manchester, England) , September 5.

Atsushi Oho.  Scrambling and dependent interpretations in multiple wh-questions in Japanese.  (poster)  Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 6(FAJL):  Berlin, Germany, September 27.

Veneeta Dayal.  Bare nominals:  Definite, indefinite, pseudo-­‐indefinite readings.  (invited speaker)  South Asian Languages: Theory, Typology, and Diachrony:  Yale University, September 30.

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