Category Archives: External events

Dana Isac: Ça, par exemple

When Dana Isac is on sabbatical and not enjoying fine wines or doing intensive yoga, she can be spotted giving talks at UQAM. Check it out this Wednesday: Title: Ça, par exemple Time: Wednesday, December 7, 4:30PM. Place: Room DS-3470, … Continue reading

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2x McGill talk

Not one, but two linguistics talks are announced for this week at McGill: Rick Nouwen (Utrecht/MIT) will present on Thursday, December 1st at 3:30PM in Rutherford Physics 114. The title of the talk is “An outstanding theory of wh-exclamitives”, and … Continue reading

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NELS 42: Only four more days

This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for NELS registration is October 15. The choice is yours: Either become a NELS-goer, or stay an amateur.* * where this works in some hypothetical dialect.

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Talk: Deriving some reconstruction effects in a directly compositional semantics

Chris Barker will be giving a talk at McGill this Friday (Oct 7). See abstract and info below. Reconstruction effects in relative clauses, including licensing of idioms (“the headway that we made”), of reflexives (“the picture of himself John liked … Continue reading

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NELS 42

This year’s meeting of the North East Linguistic Society is at the University of Toronto. We have asked for funds so that Concordia students who are interested in going could benefit from a reduced price. Specifically, the budget we have … Continue reading

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Pointe-Claire 28th Exposcience

Linguistics will once again be represented at this year’s Pointe-Claire Exposcience (November 5 & 6). We are currently looking for up to 3 people to join the team in making linguistics look fun to kids and their parents. Creative folks … Continue reading

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Conference: Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody (ETAP) 2

Another conference, coming soon in Montreal. You should register now if you want to go. It’s $80 for students. The second conference on Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody (ETAP) is taking place this coming September 23-25 at McGill University … Continue reading

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Conference: New Perspectives on Language Creativity

There will be a free conference to “[address] central issues on the computational procedure that gives rise to the discrete infinity of language from a biolinguistic perspective” at UQAM on September 25-27. Great lineup, check out the program. Title: New … Continue reading

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Talk: On the establishment of a phoneme inventory and the place of phonology

Check out this upcoming talk at UdeM given by Profs David Stampe and Patricia Donegan (University of Hawai’i): Title: On the establishment of a phoneme inventory and the place of phonology. Time: Tuesday, September 20, 4PM. Place: Room C-9019, Pavillon … Continue reading

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