Linguistics Fridays – Fall 2021

Our Linguistics Fridays Colloquia series is back this Fall, with a slight time shift to 3:00 pm. The weekly colloquia will remain online for the time being, with a tentative plan to transition to in person later this year.

Here is the schedule:

Linguistics Fridays

(Most) Every Friday at 3:00

October 8 – Strategies for Lexical Expansion in Algonquian Languages
Rachel Fedorchak, Vade Kamenitsa-Hale, Hunter Thompson Lockwood, and Monica Macaulay
University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 15 – Historical Linguistics Reading Group
Discussing the article “The role of frequency of use in lexical change: Evidence from Latin and Greek” by Wilson, Pappas & Mooers 2019 in Diachronica 36:4.

October 29 – Heritage Language Linguistics Reading Group
Discussing “Variation and stability of American Norwegian /r/ in contact” by David Natvig. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism (2021).

November 5 – Gary Lupyan and Ella Liu
Hidden diversity in people’s word meanings

November 12 – Sterling C.T. Martin, Joanna Bundus, Frank Morgan, Ira Fich, Doris J. McThomas, Delphine J. McThomas, & Susana Wadgymar
Introducing Project ENABLE: An online resource for Enriching Navajo as a Biology Language for Education

December 3 – Nick Fleisher
Projection in comparatives


See our Events Calendar for abstracts and more information about each talk, and email Becky Shields to be added to our mailing list and receive the Zoom link.