Ling Fridays – Slis: Speech Errors and Articulation

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Speech errors from an articulatory perspective; is there more than meets the ear? Anneke Slis, UW-Madison, Communication Sciences & Disorders For decades, the production and correction of speech errors has been a valuable source of …

Ling Fridays – Hu: Multilingual NLP

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Multilingual NLP: Cross-lingual Transfer Learning and Applications Junjie Hu, UW-Madison, Biostatistics & Computer Science Over the last decade, the phenomenal success of NLP systems has been mostly driven by deep neural networks and supervised machine …

Ling Fridays – Tejedo & Doroga: Negative Analogy

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Negative Analogy: A New Direction for Analogical Change Fernando Tejedo (UW-Madison, Spanish & Portuguese) and Jason Doroga (Ouachita Baptist University)   Analogy is generally described in historical linguistics as a mechanism of linguistic change that …

Ling Fridays – Vasquez: Existentials & Locatives in Ibero-Romance

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To Be, You Need a Place: A Diachronic Outlook of Current Existential and Locative Expressions in Ibero-Romance Luis Fernando Vazquez, UW-Madison, Spanish & Portuguese This study explores the current situation of thetic (i.e., existential) and …

Ling Fridays – AnderBois: A’ingae Language Documentation Project

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Documenting Switch Reference in A'ingae Scott AnderBois, Brown University In this talk, I present an overview of the A'ingae Language Documentation Project, a collaborative project to document A'ingae (Cofán, ISO code: con), and isolate spoken …

Ling Fridays: Camacho-Rios

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Linguistics Fridays Colloquia talk Gladys Camacho-Rios University of Texas Title TBD Online (Email rashields@wisc.edu for the link)