Linguistics Events

Spring 2016

Monday, March 28th
Sally McConnell-Ginet (Cornell University)
Semantics and Pragmatics in/of Transition
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, April 11th
Jaye Padgett (UC Santa Cruz)
An Ultrasound Investigation of Irish Palatalization
2:00pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, April 25th
Michael Diercks (Pomona University)
Hidden Complexity in Object Clitics in Lubukusu and related Luyia Languages (joint work with Justine Sikuku) 
2:00pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, May 9th
Will Bennett (Rhodes University)
Click Nasality as Pulmonic Airstream
2:00pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, May 16th
Matt Gordon (UC Santa Barbara)
Tonal Strength Hierarchies in Koasati: Where the Lexicon, Intonation, and Morphology Collide
2:00pm, AP&M 4301 Cancelled due to Illness

Thursday, June 2nd
David Reitter (Penn State)
Computational approaches to modeling dialogue
2:30pm, AP&M 4301

Winter 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Monday, December 1
Rebekah Baglini (UC San Diego)
Cross-linguistic variation and the semantics of states
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, November 17
Sonja Pruitt-Lord (San Diego State University)
Comparing language profiles of AAE-speaking children in poverty to those with SLI - Clinical and Theoretical Considerations
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, October 6
Leah Fabiano-Smith (University of Arizona)
Speech Production in Bilingual Children: Theory Development and Clinical Implications
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Spring 2014

Winter 2014

Fall 2013

Monday, May 13
Andrew Garrett (U.C. Berkeley)
The chronology of Proto-Indo-European: New evidence from computational phylogenetics
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, May 6
Matt Wagers (U.C. Santa Cruz)
Grammatical prediction in Chamorro: WH agreement and real-time dependency formation
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, April 15
Daphna Heller (University of Toronto)
On the probabilistic nature of referential domains: evidence from mismatched perspectives
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, April 8
Dan Everett
Language as a Cultural Tool
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, April 1
Jochen Trommer & Eva Zimmerman (Leipzig University) 
The linearization of morphological weight
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Spring 2013

Monday, March 4
James Kirby (U.of Edinburgh)
Divergence and stability in phonetic change
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, February 25
Marc Garellek (UCLA Linguistics)
The role of prosody in the production and distribution of glottal stops
1:30 pm, AP&M 4301

Wednesday, February 20
Jianjing Kuang
"The role of phonation in the dispersion of tonal contrasts"
1:30 pm, AP&M 4301

Friday, February 15
Christian DiCanio (Haskins Laboratory, Yale University)
"Variation in Trique tone: from coarticulation to modeling"
1:30 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, February 4
Joe Toscano (Postdoctoral fellow, Beckman Institute, UIUC)
"Speech as information: Computational principles and neural measures of speech processing"
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Tuesday, January 22
Liina Pylkkänen (NYU)
"Building Meanings: The Computations of the Composing Brain"
4:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Winter 2013

Monday, November 26
Colin Bannard (UT Austin)
"Coordination and Risk in Language Learning and Processing"
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, November 19
Stuart Davis (Indiana University)
"Some Matters of Loanword Prosody" 
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Friday, October 26
Jason Stanley (Rutgers University)
"Know Wh-to"
4:00 pm, H&SS 7077

Monday, October 15
Höskuldur Thráinsson (University of Iceland)
How do Langauges Change?
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Thursday, October 11 - Friday, October 12
James P. Blevins (Cambridge University)
Word and Paradigm Models of Morphology
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, AP&M 5420 

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Winter 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Winter 2011

Monday, October 25
Susanne Gahl (UC Berkeley)
"Talker age and lexical determinants of speaking tempo"
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Friday, October 22
Duane Watson (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
This event has been canceled

Amalia Arvaniti (UCSD)
Greek Throughout the Ages: A Brief History of the Greek Language
7:00 pm, St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church Hall, Park Blvd. at Cypress St., San Diego

Monday, October 18
Programs Abroad Expo
Attend the Annual Programs Abroad EXPO to visit over 70 exhibitors with opportunities to study-work-volunteer-intern abroad. Make your dream a reality!
When: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Library Walk
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Monday, October 11
Chris Potts (Stanford University)
"On the negativity of negation"
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, September 27
Naomi Feldman (Brown University/University of Maryland)
"A probabilistic approach to phonetic learning and perception"
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Fall 2010

Spring 2010

Winter 2010

Monday, November 23
Beth Hume (OSU Linguistics)
"Nonmonotonic effects of frequency: Implications for the role of information in language"
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Thursday, December 3
Cadiz Global Seminar Info Session
Art, Language & Culture of Flamenco and Spanish Dialectology
4:30-6pm, Oceanids Pavilion

Monday, October 26
Cadiz Global Seminar Info Session
Art, Language & Culture of Flamenco and Spanish Dialectology
4:30-6pm, Oceanids Pavilion

Monday, October 26
Linguistics Info Session
11am-12pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, October 12 
Roger Levy (UCSD Linguistics)
"The Processing of Extraposed Structures in English"
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Fall 2009

Saturday, May 30, 2009
Maxx
Directed by Saman Moghadam (Iran, 2005)
In Farsi with English subtitles
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, May 18
David Barner (UCSD Psychology)
"Meaning and verification in language acquisition"
4:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Saturday, May 16, 2009
Tajja (The War of Flower)
Directed by Dong-hun Choi (S. Korea, 2006)
In Korean with English subtitles
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Saturday, May 9, 2009
The White Silk Dress (Áo lụa hà đông)
Directed by Lựu Huỳnh (Vietnam, 2006)
In Vietnamese with English subtitles
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, May 4
Jon Sprouse (UC Irvine)
"Looking for evidence in the islands debate: working memory capacity and acceptability judgments
Philip Hofmeister (UCSD)
"A processing-based view of syntactic island phenomena"

Saturday, April 25, 2009
Ama, Ina, Anak (Father, Mother, Child)
Directed by José Javier Reyes (Philippines, 1996)
In Filipino with English subtitles
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Thursday, April 23
The Linguists"
Film screening followed by discussion with David Harrison, one of the linguists featured on the film.
Click here for more information
Great Hall-International House, 5:00 P.M. (Free)

Monday, April 20
Tom Bever (University of Arizona)
"Extrinsic and Intrinsic Language Universals"
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Saturday, April 18, 2009
The Other (L'Autre; El Akhar)
Directed by Youssef Chahine (Egypt, 1999)
In Arabic and English with English subtitles
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, April 13
Armin Mester (U.C. Santa Cruz)
"Gemination and the prosody of loanwords in Japanese"
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Monday, April 6
Robert Port (Indiana University)
"Rich linguistic memory shows language must be a social object, not psychological"
2:00 pm, AP&M 4301

Spring 2009

Winter 2009