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LLI Meeting: Jan 17, 2014

Our first presenter of the new semester is our very own Ehsan Amjadian. Of the many diverse topics his research covers, Ehsan will talk to us about “Syntactic Pattern Recognition in Dynamic Data”. Please see below the abstract of the … Continue reading

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Winter 2014 Meeting time Announcement

After our holiday break, we are back in force. After consulting with group members, lab meeting chair Tabish has announced that Friday afternoons are the best option for the group. LLI meetings will be held on Fridays from 1 to … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Ottawa Conference for Linguistic Undergrads

From Linguist List: http://linguistlist.org/callconf/browse-conf-action.cfm?ConfID=172014 Short Title: OCLU Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada Start Date: 28-Feb-2014 – 01-Mar-2014 Contact: Dan Sachs Meeting Description: Ottawa Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates (OCLU) The Department of Linguistics, University of Ottawa is pleased to announce that it … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 19th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference (LFG14)

The 19th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference (LFG14) 17 July – 19 July 2014 Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Conference website:  http://lfg-conference.org/ Conference e-mail (NOT for abstract submission): lfg2014 ‘at’ linguistlist.org Abstract submission receipt deadline:  15 February 2014, 11:59 pm GMT … Continue reading

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Andrew Brook Distinguised Lecture: Dr. Susan Carey, Havard University

January 09, 2014, 1:00 – 2:30 PM 2203 Dunton Tower A reception will be held for Dr. Carey immediately after the talk. Title: The Origin of Concepts Abstract: Alone among animals, humans can ponder the causes and cures of pancreatic cancer … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: *SEM 2014

********************************************************** FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS for *SEM 2014 (pronounced STARSEM) THE THIRD JOINT CONFERENCE ON LEXICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL SEMANTICS August 23-24, Dublin, Ireland Co-located with COLING 2014 Paper submission deadline: 11 April 2014 (GMT -12) http://gmb.let.rug.nl/starsem/ ************************************************************************ First Call for … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: PBBS

Phonetic Building Blocks of Speech: In Honour of John Esling, FRSC University of Victoria 18-20 September 2014 Invited Speakers: Jared Bernstein, Lise Crevier-Buchman, John Laver, Scott Moisik, Francis Nolan, & Shahrzad Saif Dear colleagues, this is the second call for … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: CLA

The Canadian Linguistic Association will hold its 2013 conference as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Brock University (St Catharines, Ontario) from Saturday May 24 to Monday May 26, 2014. Members are invited to submit … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: TOM 7 @ University of Toronto

The Linguistics Department of the University of Toronto will host the Seventh Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal Semantics Workshop (TOM 7). Saturday April 12, 2014 Invited Speakers: Alan Bale (Concordia University) Andrés Salanova (University of Ottawa) TOM is a friendly and informal workshop on … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Maryam!

On Monday, Dec 9, 2013, our 3rd Masters student, Maryam Hosseini, successfully defended her thesis, “The Semantics of the Persian Object Marker –râ”. We wish her luck in her continued adventures! We will miss you!

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