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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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