Category Archives: Talks

Talks of interest for our members.

LLI Meeting: March 21, 2014

This week, Friday March 21st, 2014, we will have Linda Cochrane of Concordia University give a talk entitled, “Water is not H20″ (abstract below). Linda Cochrane is a PhD candidate at Concordia University, with BA’s in mathematics and philosophy, a … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: March 7, 2014

This week, we have Prof. Erik Anonby presenting current research for Institute of Cognitive Science’s LLI Lab and Carleton’s French department in joint collaboration. His talk is entitled, “Qu’est-ce que découvrir une « nouvelle » langue? Enjeux et identités dans la documentation … 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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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: May 21, 2013

This week in LLI, Raj Signh will give a dry run of his talk for a workshop on implicatures at McGill. The talk will be from 1-2:30pm in DT 2203 on Tuesday May 21st. Here is the notice for the … Continue reading

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Andrew Brook Distinguished Lecture: April 16, 2013

As an FYI to our members, the Cognitive Science Department will be having one of their Andrew Brook Distinguished Lectures this week. Speaker: Dr. Mihnea Moldoveanu, Director of the Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking at the Rotman School of Management … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Aril 4, 2013

This week in LLI we will have a talk from Dr. Robert Henderson (McGill University) from 1-2:30pm in DT 2203. Dr Henderson will also be giving a SLaLS talk from 3-4:30pm in St. Patrick’s 415.

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SLaLS talk: April 5, 2013, Dr. Robert Henderson

There will be a SLaLS talk on April 5 from 3-4:30pm in 415 St. Patrick’s. Dr. Robert Henderson of McGill University will  give his talk entitled “How to build a gradable predicate in Mayan” Abstract: This talk investigates an enigmatic … Continue reading

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Distinguished visitor, Dr. Thomas Bever

This week we will have several talks and meetings with Dr. Thomas Bever. Please take the time to attend as many of these events as possible. Here is the schedule and description of his talks: ———- Thomas G. Bever, Regent’s … Continue reading

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SLaLS Talk: Jan 18, 2013, Dr. Tania Samuner, Uni of Ottawa

Tania Zamuner, University of Ottawa Friday, Jan. 18th, 4pm Paterson 111 Exploring the role of production in language development As children learn language, they spontaneously produce the speech of those around them. This work explores what function and impact these … Continue reading

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