Category Archives: Students

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

LaTeX workshop at Uni of Ottawa

Hi all! Sorry for the short notice, but there is a LaTeX workshop happening at the University of Ottawa Linguistics department today. If you are interested in attending, please contact Pegah and she will give you more details.

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LLI Meeting: Nov 11, 2013

This Monday, November 11th, 2013, we have Aysegul Kutlu presenting to us one of her many research topics: “Typological Differences in Late-Bilinguals: The Case of Turkish-English Bilinguals”. Abstract:Simultaneous (conference) interpreting is a complex skill involving language comprehension and production in … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Nov 4, 2013

This Monday, November 4th, we have Matthew Darling presenting his research on “Automatic morphological segmentation of indigenous languages”: Abstract: Over the summer, I worked with a research group at the University of Alberta working to develop software that identifies cognates. … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Oct 7, 2013

This week we will have two presentations: Andrew McKishnie and Amir Anvari. Andrew’s talk Title: Depictives in East Slavic: Two Cases, How Many Structures? Abstract: This paper investigates depictive predication in East Slavic languages (Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian). These languages are … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Sep 30, 2013

We have Adam Stone presenting to us his current research (with Ida) on “Vowel Quantity and Text-to-Speech (TTS) Synthesis”: The purpose of this presentation will be to discuss a potential thesis topic in the area of acoustic phonology and speech … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Sep 23, 2013

This week we will have a continuation of Tabish’s talk on “Proper Names”. As usual, we will meet from 2:30-4pm in VSIM 5220.

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Welcome new lab meeting chair!

We would like to welcome our new lab meeting chair: Tabish Ismail! Thank you so much to Pegah Nikravan for her hard work over the last year! We really appreciate all that you have done for the LLI group!

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LLI Meeting: May 17, 2013

This week in LLI, we will have a practice talk from Maryam Hosseini entitled “The distribution of the Persian object marker –ra“. The talk will be from 1-2:30pm in DT 2203

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LLI Meeting: May 5, 2013

This week in LLI, Liz Christie will be giving a practice run of her and Ida Toivonen’s talk “The argument status of result phrases” which Liz will deliver at the Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics later this month. The practice talk … Continue reading

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LLI goes to TOM6@ McGill

This weekend we had an excellent showing at the Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal conference on Semantics. Of our members, we had one invited talk (Dr. Raj Singh “Hurford Disjunctions and Embedded Implicatures”), two paper presentations (Liz Christie “Testing the argument status of the … Continue reading

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