Winter Term 2021-22
Unless announced otherwise, the LinG/RTG2636 Colloquium will take place on:
Wednesdays 4-6 pm (ct) for speakers from the US
Thursdays 10-12 am (ct) for speakers from Europe
!!! This semester the colloquium will be a hybrid event: some talks will take place online and some onsite with an opportunity to join via Zoom. Detailed information as to how to join the meetings will be shared via the LinG mailing list.
Talks will be announced regularly via the LinG mailing list and on this website (see below).
This is a preliminary schedule that will be extended, and possibly altered, in the weeks to come.
October 28 (Thursday 10-12 am ct): *Internal Meeting*
Speaker: Frank Seifart (ZAS Berlin)
Talk: "Speech rate cross-linguistically: The DoReCo database, final lengthening, and pause probabilities"
Speaker: Eric Fuß (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Talk: "CP-expletives in the history of German: The grammaticalization of a form-meaning mismatch"
Speaker: Gennaro Chierchia (Harvard University)
Talk "Polarity driven quantification: On some parallelisms between definites, bare arguments and donkey pronouns"
Speaker: Michael Franke (University of Osnabrück)
Talk: "Probabilistic Models of Question and Answer Choices"
Speaker: Ana Maria Martins (University of Lisbon)
Talk: "The syntax of unambiguously expressed metalinguistic negation"
Speaker: Adam Ledgeway (University of Cambridge)
Talk: "Parameters of variation in the clausal domain: a pan-Romance view"
Term Coordinator: Hedde Zeijlstra (Email)
General Coordinator: Hedde Zeijlstra (Email)