Linguistics Fridays Colloquia – Spring 2021 Schedule

Our Linguistics Fridays Colloquia series is back this Spring, with a great lineup of diverse and interesting talks.

Talks or reading groups are held (almost) every Friday from 4:00-5:00 between February 26-April 30. Linguistics Fridays will take place online again this semester. Contact Becky Shields to be added to our mailing list to receive the meeting link.

Check the Language Sciences Events page for abstracts of individual talks.

Linguistics Fridays Spring 2021 Schedule

Fridays at 4:00

Feb. 26 Grady Kepler, UW-Madison Preposition Placement in Wh-Relative Clauses Among Speakers of American English
March 5 Grant Armstrong, UW-Madison Building verbs in Yucatec Maya out of lexical roots from Spanish: The role of form and meaning
March 12 Phonology Reading Group Discussion of Nikolaev & Grossman (2020) “Consonant co-occurrence classes and the feature-economy principle”. Phonology.
March 19 Yanwei Jin & Jean-Pierre Koenig, University at Buffalo When interference in language production gets lexicalized: The case of expletive negation
March 26 Wesley Leonard, UC-Riverside Aspects of the Theory of Native American Linguistics
April 2 (Spring break weekend – no meeting)
April 9 Matt Goldrick, Northwestern Language control and cross-language interactions in speech production
April 16 Elaine Francis, Purdue Interpreting gradient acceptability judgments: evidence from word order alternations in English
April 23 Diego Román, UW-Madison, Alberto Pastor, SMU, Katherine Ward, UW-Madison Tensions between Bilingual Teacher Identities and Monoglossic Ideologies in Spanish-English Bilingual Programs
April 30 Lynn Zhang, English, UW-Madison Flipping those pages, swiping that screen: A corpus-based analysis of the digital transformation of the news register