Below is the schedule of talks for Winter 2018. All talks will be at 3:30 PM in Rosenwald 301, unless otherwise noted.
Week 2 (1/12): Yaroslav Gorbachov (UChicago), “Slavic ‘animacy’/’virility’ as a contact phenomenon?”
Week 3 (1/19 at 12:30 PM in Classics 110): Isaac Bleaman (NYU), “Hasidic Yiddish Syntax on the Internet: Competing Trends in Language Change” — Joint with Comparative Literature
Week 4 (1/26): Rebecca Hasselbach-Andee (UChicago), “Dative or no dative: The function of the morpheme -iš in Akkadian and other Semitic languages”
Week 5 (2/2): Britta Ingebretson (UChicago)
Week 7 (2/16): E-Ching Ng (UChicago)
Week 8 (2/23): Jack Martin (William and Mary)
Week 10 (3/9): Tran Truong (UChicago)
Welcome to another year of the Language Variation and Change workshop! The current schedule for this quarter is given below; check back here for updates throughout the quarter and also look for individual announcements.
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Friday, October 6th at 3:30 PM (Rosenwald 301): Jessica Kantarovich (UChicago)
Friday, November 3rd at 1:00 PM (Cobb 119): Adam Singerman (UChicago) — joint with the Morphology&Syntax workshop
Friday, November 17th at 3:30 PM (Rosenwald 301): Fieldwork Recap Part 1
Monday, November 20th at 3:30 PM (Cobb 202): Tatiana Nikitina (CNRS, Paris)
Friday, December 1st at 3:30 PM (Rosenwald 301): Fieldwork Recap Part 2
There have been some changes to the LVC schedule for this quarter.
- 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.
- Emmanuel Ngue Um’s visit has been delayed until the first week of March.
- Brian Joseph’s talk will take place on March 3rd as expected.
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)
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!
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)
June 3 – Julia Thomas Swan
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
March 11th: Britta Ingebretson (University of Chicago)
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”
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