Past colloquia (2011)

An overview of colloquia that have taken place in 2011. 

Pragmatics: the final frontier

On Thursday 9 February David Crystal OBE (Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor) gave a talk entitled 'Pragmatics: the final frontier'.

Acquiring a sign language - is it different?

On Friday 16 December Anne Baker (UvA) gave a presentation on 'Acquiring a sign language - is it different?'.

Phonology : Syntax = RNA : DNA

On Friday the 25th of November, Jonathan Kaye and Markus Pöchtrager gave a presentation entitled 'Phonology : Syntax = RNA : DNA'.

The rise of word-level constructional idioms as a type of word formation change

On Friday 28 October Geert Booij (LUCL) gave a presentation on 'The rise of word-level constructional idioms as a type of word formation change'.

The ERC traces of contact project: a half way perspective

On Friday 30 September Pieter Muysken (Centre for Language Studies - Radboud University Nijmegen) gave the first talk of the academic year 2011-2012. The title of his talk was 'The ERC traces of contact project: a half way perspective'.

Language contact, variation and change in Medieval London business writing

On Friday 24 June Laura Wright (University of Cambridge) gave a talk on 'Language contact, variation and change in Medieval London business writing'.

Imperatives as distals

On Friday 27 May Sjef Barbiers (Meertens Instituut and Utrecht University) gave a talk entitled 'Imperatives as distals'.

An integrated semantic representation of the causal and aspectual structure of events

On Thursday the 24th of March, William Croft gave a lecture on 'An integrated semantic representation of the causal and aspectual structure of events'.

 
Last Modified: 01-03-2012