A fortnightly seminar on linguistic topics (http://www.ppls.ed.ac.uk/lel/groups/linguistic-circle).

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Each talk has an organiser. Please contact them in the first instance if you have a query about a particular talk. Only contact one of the people below if you have a question about the list, such as whether your talk or series could be added.

TBC
Véronique Lacoste (Lyon)
Thu 18 Jan 2018, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11

Urdu/Hindi Questions at the Syntax-Pragmatics-Prosody Interface
Miriam Butt (Konstanz)
Thu 16 Nov 2017, 16:10 - 17:00
VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED

Leading the Blind: How to talk to journalists about linguistics
Lane Greene
Thu 02 Nov 2017, 16:10 - 17:00
VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED

Language and Inequality : Roles for Lawyers and Linguists
Douglas A. Kibbee University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thu 19 Oct 2017, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11

How much of what phonologists know about do speakers know? A simple, unnatural rule in English
John Harris (UCL), Nick Neasom (UCL) and Kevin Tang (Yale)
Thu 05 Oct 2017, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11

What do listeners think of disfluencies?
Martin Corley
Thu 28 Sep 2017, 16:10 - 17:00
VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED

Is/Ought: Hume's Guillotine, Linguistics, and Standards of Language
John E. Joseph (University of Edinburgh)
Thu 15 Jun 2017, 16:00 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11

Grammaticalization is gradual, innit: question tags in Multicultural London English
Heike Pichler (Newcastle University)
Thu 30 Mar 2017, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11

The role of input in early multilingualism
Tanja Rinker, University of Konstanz
Thu 09 Mar 2017, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11




Quantifying input quality in bilingual language development
Sharon Unsworth (Centre for Language Studies, Radboud University, the Netherlands)
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11

The pervasive problems of processing negation
Nina Kazanina, University of Bristol
Thu 01 Dec 2016, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11

Since since again
Sabine Iatridou (MIT)
Thu 17 Nov 2016, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11

Functional Variation Drives Regional Variation
Jack Grieve, Centre for Forensic Linguistics, Aston University
Thu 10 Nov 2016, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11

The contribution of Tibetan to the Study of evidentiality
Nathan Hill (SOAS)
Thu 27 Oct 2016, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11

Investigating evidence for final [v] devoicing in Older Scots
Warren Maguire, Rhona Alcorn, Ben Molineaux, Joanna Kopaczyk, Vasilis Karaiskos & Bettelou Los, University of Edinburgh
Thu 13 Oct 2016, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11


Individuation and quantification functions of sign language classifiers
Gladys Tang, Professor of Linguistics, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, Director, The Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Thu 08 Sep 2016, 16:10 - 17:00
DSB 3.10/3.11