Category: colloquia

  • Rajesh Bhatt Installed as First Linguistics Guru

    Rajesh Bhatt from UMass will be visiting the department from May 12 to May 21 as our first linguistics guru. He will be hanging out in Anastasia’s office (Classics 314E). Please stop by to say hi! If you want to meet with him to discuss your research, please e-mail him <bhatt<AT>> directly to schedule an […]

  • Nunberg Colloquium on November 3

    Geoffrey Nunberg (School of Information, UC Berkeley) will give a colloquium talk titled “On Having a Word for It” on Thursday, November 3, 3.30 pm at the Franke Institute for the Humanities. Abstract: What does it signify that a language “has a word for” such-and-such a notion? For the general public, it sheds light on […]

  • 2010-11 colloquia

    Another year, another colloquium series: today kicks off our fantastic 2010-2011 lineup. Join us for Annika Herrmann’s talk (link to abstract found below) at 3:30 p.m. in Cobb 201; all are invited to Tea immediately following in the department lounge. Schedule for Autumn quarter October 7: Annika Herrmann, University of Göttingen The split nature of […]

  • Talk by McDonough on May 27

    Departmental Colloquium Documentation of tone in the Mackenzie Basin Dene languages Joyce McDonough University of Rochester Cobb 201 3:30PM As part of a study of the phonetics of the Dene languages, this talk examines the realization of tone in several Athabaskan, or Dene (as speakers prefer) languages in the Mackenzie Basin area of Canada, an […]

  • Talk by Clayards on May 7

    Workshop on Language, Cognition, and Computation The role of phonetic detail, auditory processing and language experience in the perception of assimilated speech MEGHAN CLAYARDS (Communication Sciences and Disorders, McGill) Friday, May 7 at 3:30pm, in Harper 130 The speech signal is notoriously variable and complex. Not only do listeners cope well with this variability and […]