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The Linguistics Tutor Bank

Do you need some extra help with your Linguistics studies? Hosted by the Linguistics Student Association, the Tutor Bank is a resource for any and all students taking a Linguistics class. In the Tutor Bank you will find a listing of … Continue reading

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Linguistics Colloquium: Todd Clary

Where/when: April 10 th,  4:15pm in H527 Abstract: Vedic √vŕ̥dh

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Linguistics Colloquium: Hannes A. Fellner The position of Tocharian in Indo-European: Evidence from nominal morphology

When: April 7th, 4:15pm, in H-527   Abstract: Fellner_Concordia_Abstract  

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Linguistics Colloquium: Michela Ippolito “How similar is similar enough?”

Time: 4:15 Where: 4:15 Abstract: In this talk I investigate the issue of the context-dependence of counterfactual conditionals and how the context constrains similarity in selecting the right set of worlds necessary in order to arrive at their correct truth-conditions. … Continue reading

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Colloquium: Dr. Sverre Stausland Johnsen on Vowel reduction in Old English and its origin in phonetic error

When: Friday February 13th 4:15pm Where: H-527   Abstract In Old English, an original unstressed long *’ō’ is in some morphological categories reflected as variation between ‘u’ and ‘a’. The traditional explanation for this variation is that *’ō’ generally developed … Continue reading

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Linguistics Colloquium: Jonathan Bobaljik

(Im)possible suppletive patterns The comparative and superlative corresponding to good are suppletive: better and best rather than hypothetical, but unacceptable, *gooder, *goodest. In a large, cross-linguistic survey of suppletion in adjectives (Bobaljik 2012), it turns out that some patterns of … Continue reading

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McGill Colloquium: Dialect variation and phonetic change: Incipient tonogenesis in Khmer

Below is information pertaining to McGill’s Colloquium: Speaker: James Kirby (University of Edinburgh) When: Monday, Jan 19, 3:30 Place: Education Building, room 627 Title: “Dialect variation and phonetic change: Incipient tonogenesis in Khmer” Unlike many languages of Southeast Asia, Khmer (Cambodian) … Continue reading

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Book Release: The Architecture of Determiners by Thomas Leu

Our friends at UQUAM are having a book release.  There will be a presentation by the author followed by cocktails. Location: DS-1950 (320, Sainte-Catherine E) Time: Wednesday January 14 2015 à 12h45

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External Event: TULCON

The Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students (SLUGS) at the University of Toronto is excited to announce its 8th annual Toronto Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (TULCON), to be held on March 6-8, 2015! TULCON is a great opportunity for undergraduate linguists to … Continue reading

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Cognitive Science Colloquium: Music, Speech and Sound in the Brain

Abstract: Since the time of Paul Broca, methods for looking at brain structure and brain function have become powerful tools to answer questions about cognition. In this talk, we will discuss how modern scientists use these tools, and the advantages … Continue reading

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