Category Archives: Talks @ Concordia

LSA Talks: Claudia Casadio

Abstract: TYPE GRAMMARS FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE We will introduce a framework for the analysis of natural language based on the idea of a type logical grammar: a system of formal rules that can be applied to test the grammaticality of … Continue reading

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Todd Clary and wine and cheese

We are proud to present our final speaker of the semester, our very own Professor Todd Clary. These are the details of his talk: Title: The Watery Ways: the Etymology of Greek κέλευθος Time: POSTPONED UNTIL Thursday, April 17th, 16h15 … Continue reading

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Alan Nussbaum
Syntactically aided semantic ‘change’

Speaker:  Alan J. Nussbaum of Cornell University Topic: “Syntactically Aided Semantic ‘Change’: *‘Painstaking pants’, the ‘neat worker’ who’s a slob, and the etymology of Greek akrībḗs, -és ‘precise’” Time: Friday, April 4, 16h15 Place: Concordia Hall Building (1455 de Maisonneuve W.), room H-661.2 … Continue reading

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Vanessa Taler
bilingual language processing and neurocognitive function

Vanessa Taler is a neurolinguist from the University of Ottawa and will be giving a talk entitled “Bilingual language processing and neurocognitive function”. Time: Friday, March 7, 16h15 Place: Concordia Hall Building (1455 de Maisonneuve W.), room H613.

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Updated information for Professor Annette Teffeteller’s talk

Room number H613 at 415pm Feb 28th Anatolian morphosyntax: inheritance and innovation   Notwithstanding its well-known genetic anomalies, Anatolian shows the core syntactic structures seen in other archaic Indo-European languages such as Greek and Sanskrit and reconstructed for the proto-language. … Continue reading

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Norbert Hornstein

    Time: Thursday, February 6, 18h00 Place: Concordia Hall Building (1455 de Maisonneuve W.), room H-634.

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Annette Teffeteller
Morphosyntactic Innovation in Anatolian

We are proud to welcome one of our own professors, Annette Teffeteller (Concordia), as a series speaker. She will be presenting her research titled “Morphosyntactic Innovation in Anatolian: a non-mainstream account of argument structure, ergativity and the development of subject … Continue reading

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Phaedra Royle
Gender processing in real time

We are very happy to welcome Phaedra Royle (U. de Montréal/Concordia alumna) as the first speaker of the year for a lecture titled “Gender processing in real time.”  The following is an abstract of her upcoming talk. Everyone is welcome to join. … Continue reading

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Richard Compton
Two Types of adjectives hiding in Inuit.

We are very happy to welcome Richard Compton (U. of Toronto, McGill) for a lecture titled “Two types of adjectives hiding in Inuit.”  The following is an abstract of his upcoming talk. Everyone is welcome to join.   Two types … Continue reading

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Maeve Eberhardt
Intersections of race and place

We are very happy to welcome Professor Maeve Eberhardt (U. Vermont) for a lecture titled ”Intersections of race and place and the enregisterment of Pittsburghese in the local African American community.” The following is an abstract of her upcoming talk. Everyone is welcome … Continue reading

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