Past colloquia (2011)
An overview of colloquia that have taken place in 2011.
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'.
On Friday 16 December Anne Baker (UvA) gave a presentation on 'Acquiring a sign language - is it different?'.
On Friday the 25th of November, Jonathan Kaye and Markus Pöchtrager gave a presentation entitled 'Phonology : Syntax = RNA : DNA'.
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'.
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'.
On Friday 24 June Laura Wright (University of Cambridge) gave a talk on 'Language contact, variation and change in Medieval London business writing'.
On Friday 27 May Sjef Barbiers (Meertens Instituut and Utrecht University) gave a talk entitled 'Imperatives as distals'.
On Thursday the 24th of March, William Croft gave a lecture on 'An integrated semantic representation of the causal and aspectual structure of events'.