Category Archives: Internal affairs

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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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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LSA COLLOQUIUM 4: RAJ SINGH

  Abstract: One of the defining properties of presuppositions is that they are inferences that survive when a sentence is embedded under negation. For example, “John will bring his wetsuit” and “John won’t bring his wetsuit” both presuppose that John … Continue reading

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Colloquium 2: Laura Grestenberger

Abstract: Anagnostopoulou (2003) argues in her seminal paper “Participles and Voice” that the properties of Modern Greek and German participles are determined by different levels of incorporation of functional structure: in target state participles, the nominalizer attaches directly to the … Continue reading

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Elections Results

President: Lauren McIntosh VP Internal: Samara Wiseman VP Finance: Matthew Schuurman VP Academic: Liz da Silva MA councillor: Sarya Majdalani VP Communications: Gianluca Cefis VP Social: Nicolas Desmarais VP external is… a tie between Emily Crilly and Sabrina Gaiser

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LSA Elections

It’s election time again and most of our current members are graduating.  We need you!   The deal is this:  if you’re even the slightest bit interested, then you must join us!   Don’t worry about the positions and roles … Continue reading

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Praat Workshop and General Assembly

Praat Workshop Wednesday February 26th at 1015am in H661-2.  There will be coffee and breakfast snack.  It will be from 10:15 to 11:15am General Assembly Thursday Feb 27th at 8pm in H661-2.  We will be talking about upcoming elections in … Continue reading

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Dean’s Awards
Call for Nominations

Attachment: Deans Awards Call for Nominations 2013-14-1   Dear Colleagues,   As you are certainly aware, The Dean of Arts and Science offers annual awards to recognize outstanding contributions to the Faculty by faculty members and staff.  For faculty members … Continue reading

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Call for tutors

Hi everyone, welcome to 2013. We are looking for new tutors to be added to our tutor bank. You can check out the requirements and sign up through the link at the top of the page!

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