Fall 2021 schedule

Date Presenter Presentation title 30-Aug All of us! Catching up and scheduling presentations 6-Sep Labor day 13-Sep Pegi To plural mark or not to plural mark: The Torricelli family approach 20-Sep Ali Kirindî Kurdish: Remnant ergative and double preposition constructions  27-Sep Kathryn 4-Oct Yanwei and JP How to measure (perceived) strength of inference 11-Oct Erin Pacquetet Using Keystroke Logs to analyze CMC 18-Oct Adrián  Splitting the difference: variable choice of first-person reduced referring device in Sotavento Cabo-Verdean Creole discourse and narrative. 25-Oct Erin and Pegi Dissertation topic talks! 1-Nov John and Brian Dissertation topic talks! 8-Nov Liz “Distributional Semantic Models…

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Spring 2021 Schedule

During this semester we meet every Friday morning 9:00-10:30 PM, online. Please drop in! 2/5 Liz Soper Vector Space and the Mental Lexicon 2/12 Kathryn Hudson From Whence We Came: Evolutionary Perspectives on Syntax and Semantics 2/19 Hanno T. Beck Logophoricity: It’s Syntax! No, it’s Semantics! No, it’s Pragmatics! 2/26 Braden Brown Constructions, Paradigms and Levels in the Iyasa Verbal System 3/5 All of us Abstract Fest! 3/12 no meeting 3/19 Yanwei Jin When interference in language production gets lexicalized: The case of expletive negation 3/26 J.P. Koenig Error-driven conventionalization of linguistic structure 4/2 Brian Hayden, Rui Chaves Brian: “Lexical…

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Fall 2020 Schedule

During this semester we meet every Monday morning 9:00-10:30 PM, online. Please drop in! 8/31 All of us A little about us 9/7 Liz Soper Semantic Search Pipeline: from Query Expansion to Concept Discovery 9/14 J.P. Koenig & Seung Jin Hong The denotation of tall: A categorization-based approach 9/25 12pm Special Day/Time Tamara Grosso Telicity, Definiteness and Information Structure: A half-baked exploration 9/28 Brian Hayden Conventional Scalar Simile 10/5 Hanno T. Beck Kimian states — what they are and why they matter in semantics 10/12 Kathryn Hudson Semantic & Syntactic Issues in Lexicography 10/19 Ali Lawson Workshopping a Paper Narrative…

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