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Spring 2017 Meeting Schedule

Please find below the preliminary spring schedule for the Language Variation and Change workshop. All talks will be held in Rosenwald 011, unless otherwise noted.

Friday, 4/14 at 3:30: Lev Michael (UC Berkeley), Lexical homology in computational phylogenetics: A comparative Tupí-Guaraní case study
Friday, 4/28 at 3:30: Cécile Vigouroux (Simon Frasier University)
Monday, 5/8 at 3:30: Friederike Luepke (SOAS)
Friday, 5/12 at 3:30: Hilary McMahan (UChicago)
Friday, 5/19, time TBD, in Harris 319: Grammar-Writing Workshop
Friday, 6/2 at 3:30: Cherry Meyer (UChicago)

Winter 2017 LVC Schedule Changes

There have been some changes to the LVC schedule for this quarter.

  1. Adam Singerman’s March 10th talk has been cancelled due to other ongoing events in the Linguistics Department. Instead, please join us for a joint meeting of the LVC and Syntax&Morphology workshops this Friday, February 24th at 1PM, where Adam will talk about his work. Details to follow.
  2. Emmanuel Ngue Um’s visit has been delayed until the first week of March.
  3. Brian Joseph’s talk will take place on March 3rd as expected.

Winter 2017 LVC Schedule

The schedule for the rest of the quarter has more or less been finalized. Hope to see you there!

Friday, January 27 at 3:30 PM in Rosenwald 301 — Robert Lewis (UChicago)
Late February
(exact date TBD) — Emmanuel Ngue Um (University of Yaounde and CERDOTOLA)
Friday, March 3 at 3:30 PM in Rosenwald 301 — Brian Joseph (OSU)
Friday, March 10 at 3:30 PM in Rosenwald 301 — Adam Singerman (UChicago)


Finalized Fall Workshop Schedule

Here is the complete schedule of the remaining Language Variation & Change workshop meetings for the rest of this quarter:

October 27, 12 PM in the Landahl Center — Fieldwork Recap Session Part 2 (Betsy Pillion, Natalia Pavlou, Robert Lewis, Hannah McElgunn)

October 31, 12 PM in Haskell 101 — Denny Moore (Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi)

November 11, 3:30 PM in Cobb 116 — Nicole Rosen (UManitoba)

December 2, 3:30 PM in Rosenwald 301 — Jacob Phillips (UChicago)

Hope to see you there!

Spring 2016 Schedule

LVC is pleased to announce the following talks for the Spring quarter! All talks will be at 3:00-4:30, unless otherwise noted. Locations TBA!

April 12 – Adam Singerman – joint with Morphosyntax workshop
“Negation in Tupari”

April 21 (12:15 PM) – Hans Boas (UT Austin) – joint with CLS
“What can Texas German tell us about the role of internal vs. external factors in language change?””

April 29  – Daniel Chen (Institute for Advanced Study, Toulouse School of Economics)
“Covering: Mutable Characteristics and Perceptions of (Masculine) Voice in the U.S. Supreme Court”

May 4 (4:30 PM) – Barbra Meek (University of Michigan) – joint with Semiotics workshop
“Linguistic Manifestations and/in Encounters of Loss”

May 20 – Lindsay Whaley (Dartmouth)
Title TBA

June 3 – Julia Thomas Swan
Title TBA


Updated Schedule for Winter 2016

LVC is pleased to announce the following updated schedule for our remaining talks of the Winter quarter. All will be held on Fridays from 3:00-4:30 in Rosenwald 015.

February 12th: Betsy Pillion, Sarah Kopper & Lenore Grenoble (University of Chicago & MSU)
“Is ‘huh’ really a universal word? Clicks, kisses & whistles in Cameroon”

March 1st (TUES): Yukinori Takubo (Kyoto University) – alternate time & place, TBA
Title TBA

March 11th: Britta Ingebretson (University of Chicago)
Title TBA

Updated Schedule for Fall 2015

LVC is pleased to announce the following updated schedule for our remaining talks of the Fall quarter. All will be held on Fridays from 3:00-4:30 in Rosenwald 301.

November 6th: Kathryn Franich (University of Chicago)
“Intrinsic and Contextual Cues to Tone Perception In Medʉmba (or: A How-To Guide for Doing Phonetics Experiments in the Field)”

November 13th: Ross Burkholder (University of Chicago) – Joint with LCC
“Language Use in MOBA Gaming Communities”

December 4th:Itxaso Rodríguez-Ordóñez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
“Understanding Basque Differential Object Marking from Typological, Contact and Attitudinal perspectives”

LVC Schedule for Fall 2015

For the Fall 2015 quarter, LVC is pleased to announce the following talks and workshops. All will be held on Fridays from 3:00-4:30 in Rosenwald 301.

October 9th: Fieldwork recap session, part one (members of the Chicago linguistics dept.)

October 30th: Fieldwork recap session, part two (members of the Chicago linguistics dept.)

November 6th: ELAN workshop featuring Jordan Fenlon & Jon Keane (University of Chicago)

December 4th: Itxaso Rodriguez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Title TBA

Spring 2014 Talks!

Date Time Speaker Title Room
14 April 3:00 PM Tony Woodbury
UT Austin

The emergence from tone of vowel register and graded nasalization in the Eastern Chatino of San Miguel Panixtlahuaca

Pick 016
28 April 3:00 PM Laura Staum Casasanto
Processing Difficulty and the Envelope of Variation Cobb 104
12 May 3:00 PM Rachel Lehr
Stony Brook
Linguistics in a Challenging Environment Cobb 104
2 June 3:00 PM Claire Halpert
U Minnesota
Nominal Licensing and vP Cobb 104
9 June 3:00 PM Andrea Beltrama
From semantic to social meaning. The case study of intensifiers. Cobb 104