Category Archives: Students

Talks given by, or of interest to, our student members.

New master’s theses: Daniel Di Giovanni and Marly Mageau

Congratulations to lab members Daniel Di Giovanni and Marly Mageau on the completion of their master’s theses, Neural & Predictive Effects of Verb Argument Structure and Foreign Accents in Song and Speech, respectively. They are available on the theses page.

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Elizabeth Christie receives her doctorate

We’re sad to see Liz Christie’s name move from the list of current members of the lab to the list of former members, but it’s for a good reason: Today Liz received her doctorate in Cognitive Science, with a dissertation … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Christie defends her doctoral dissertation

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Elizabeth Christie passed her doctoral defence today with minor corrections. Congratulations, Liz! Her dissertation is titled The English Resultative and was co-supervised by Ida Toivonen and Ash Asudeh.

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LLI Meeting: Feb 28, 2014

This Friday Elizabeth Christie will be presenting more of her doctoral research on the English Resultative. Her informal discussion will include the latest grammaticality judgement surveys she had designed, followed by a short presentation on the resultative and a discussion of experimental … Continue reading

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Dissertations now available on the LLI site

We now have a page which lists undergraduate and graduate theses completed in the LLI Lab, as well as links to the complete pdf file where permission has been given. Anyone who has completed their Honours BA work, MA work … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Jan 24, 2014

On Friday, January 24th, Katie Van Luven will present her BA Honours research. The title of her talk is “The argument status of directional PPs”. Please feel free to personally contact Katie for more information regarding her research. We will … Continue reading

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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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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: 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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