Monthly Archives: November 2012

LLI Meeting: Nov 28, 2012 CHANGE

Today’s LLI talk will now be a continuation of our discussion of Chomsky’s I-language due to a last minute change.

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LLI Lab Meeting: Nov 21, 2012

Today in LLI we will hear from Dan Sachs, with a presentation on his undergrad thesis topic, “Stratifying Mohawk Stress-Epenthesis Interaction.” This will be a practice talk for an upcoming conference presentation.

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SLaLS Talk: Nov 23, 2012, Dr. Ida Toivonen

The SLALS Speaker Series this week is featuring one of our own: Ida Toivonen. Here are the talk details: November 23, 2012, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM, Patterson 129 Verbal Particles as Markers of Situation Type Ida Toivonen (Carleton University) This talk … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Nov 28, 2012

This week in LLI Dan Sachs will present a talk on ”Stratifying Mohawk Stress-Epenthesis Interaction”. This is gonna be a practice talk for his honour’s thesis.

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SLaLS Talk: Carrie Gillon, Arizona State University (Nov 16, 2012)

The SLALS department has invited Dr. Carrie Gillon to speak this Friday. The talk will be in TB219 from 1-2:30. Here is the abstract: Towards a scientific approach to linguistic typology Dr. Carrie Gillon (Arizona State University) * with Henry Davis … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Nov 14, 2012

This week in LLI, Lev Blumenfeld will be presenting on “Quantifying metrical easiness”. For those who want some background on metrics, Lev recommends taking a look at the beginning of Hanson & Kiparsky 1996, available here: http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/people/hayes/251metrics/Papers/HansonKiparsky1996.pdf It’s probably enough to … Continue reading

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Two LLI members present at Inuit Studies Conference

Two of the LLI members, Liz Christie and Kumiko Murasugi, recently presented a talk at the 18th Inuit Studies Conference (http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/ISC18/index.html) at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC, USA. Their talk was entitled “Word-final consonant deletion in Inuktitut” and the … Continue reading

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LLI Lab Meeting: Nov 7, 2012

Here is the plan for this Wednesday’s meeting: We will discuss first two chapters of Chomsky’s Knowledge of Language. Ida an Raj will lead the discussion. Please see your emails for a link to an electronic version.

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