Author Archives: Bogaards M.P.M.

Thursday 2 June – Prerna Nadathur

Speaker: Prerna Nadathur (Universität Konstanz) (Joint work with Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal, Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Title: Modeling progress: event types, causal models, and the imperfective paradox Date: Thursday 2 June Venue: Online (join our mailing list to receive link) Time: 16.15 … Continue reading

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Thursday 28 April – Justin Case

Speakers: Justin Case (University of Ottawa/LUCL) Title: Constructing the Siona nominal from the bottom up: a Minimalist perspective Date: Thursday 28 April Venue: Lipsius 121 Time: 16.15 – 17.30 hrs Abstract This talk focuses on the Ecuadorian variety of Siona, a Tukanoan … Continue reading

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Thursday 21 April – Kristel Doreleijers & Marjo van Koppen

Speakers: Kristel Doreleijers (Tilburg University/Meertens Institute) & Marjo van Koppen (Utrecht University/Meertens Institute) Title: ‘New’ dialect grammar across borders: Brabantish hyperdialectisms at the interface of sociolinguistic enregisterment and focus marking Date: Thursday 21 April Venue: Lipsius 121 Time: 16.15 – 17.30 … Continue reading

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Thursday 10 March – Matthijs Westera

Speaker: Matthijs Westera (LUCL) Title: What are questions? An English-centered, pragmatics & prosody-based perspective Date: Thursday 10 March Venue: Lipsius 121 Time: 16.15 – 17.30 hrs Abstract What are questions? What are the meanings of interrogative sentences, such that speakers can … Continue reading

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ComSyn: Spring 2022

The new season of ComSyn will run from March through June. Talks will be on the same day and time as the previous season: Thursdays, 16:15-17:30 CET. All talks will be in Lipsius 121, aside from 19 May in Lipsius … Continue reading

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Thursday 9 Dec – Michael Diercks

Speaker: Michael Diercks (Pomona College) Title: Building Bridges: Developmental Minimalist Syntax Date: Thursday 9 December Venue: Online (get the Zoom-link through the Mailing List) Time: 16.15 – 17.30 hrs Abstract By many measures, the generative grammar project in its current iteration … Continue reading

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