Linguistics Fridays – Fall 2019

The schedule is out for our Linguistics Fridays series for the Fall! Come join us (almost) every Friday at 3:30 in 155 Van Hise* for colloquium talks and reading group discussions on various talks. Students of any level and faculty from any unit are welcome. Come hear about the latest research in linguistics at UW-Madison and beyond.

*(Room 155 Van Hise is secured until at least November 8 – watch for location updates after that!)


10/18 – Biedny et al.

Lexical Relations in ‘Central’ Algonquian

10/25 – Katerina Somers

Orality, Literacy and the Syntax of Ninth-Century German

11/1 – Historical Linguistics Reading Group

11/8 – Juliet Huynh

The Role of Language Dominance in Morphological

     Decomposition of Vietnamese and English Compounds

11/15 – Matthew Burner

Exploring the Formal Features of Mass Neuter in Asturian

11/22 – Michele Lavigne & Sally Miles

Brendan Dassey:  Language and Language Impairments

     in a High-Stakes Interrogation

12/6 – Lilia Rissman

Verbal Semantics is Both Discrete and Gradient