Date / TimeLocationDescription
April 27, 2017
03:00 PM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 011Colloquium: Susan Lin (UC Berkeley)
Title: Variation in articulatory magnitude and timing

Abstract: Gradient synchronic variation in speech has long been proposed to be at the root of most sound change, whether through the generation...
April 28, 2017
10:00 AM
Chicago, ILJacob Phillips Dissertation Proposal
Location: Wieboldt 102

Working dissertation title: Dynamics of Sibilant Convergence and Change

Defense Committee:
Alan Yu
Diane Brentari
Susan ...
April 28, 2017
12:00 PM
Stuart Hall, Room 209Workshop in Linguistics and Philosophy // Chris Kennedy (UChicago)
Title: Modifying the colored lambda-calculus to model negative concord and the Afrikaans clause-final negator

Abstract TBA
April 28, 2017
12:00 PM
Stuart Hall, Room 209Workshop in Linguistics and Philosophy // Jason Merchant (UChicago)
Please join us this Friday as Jason Merchant from the Linguistics Department presents work on negation in Afrikaans. Details below. Note the special meeting time: we will be meeting at 12:00 rather th...
April 28, 2017
01:30 PM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 208Morphology & Syntax Workshop // Emily Hanink (UChicago)
**Note unusual time**

Switch reference, Multiple Agree, and feature conflict

Emily Hanink (joint work with Karlos Arregi)

Washo, a highly endangered Hokan/isolate language spoken around Lake ...
April 28, 2017
03:30 PM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 011Language Variation and Change Workshop // Cécile Vigouroux (Simon Frasier University)
'Why Hasn't French Thrived in South Africa?'

Cécile B. Vigouroux (Simon Fraser University/University of Chicago)

Although South Africa is usually not associated with French and Francophone matte...
May 05, 2017
All Day
To be announcedThe 19th Annual Michicagoan Conference
2017 Conference Theme: The Writing's on the Wall
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Keynote address by Friederike Lüpke (SOAS, University of London)

The annual Michicagoan Conference focuses on the...
May 08, 2017
03:30 PM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 011Language Variation and Change Workshop // Friederike Luepke (SOAS)
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May 11, 2017
03:00 PM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 011Colloquium: Jessica Coon (McGill)
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May 12, 2017
11:00 AM
Stuart Hall, Room 209Workshop in Linguistics and Philosophy // Julian Grove (UChicago)
Details to be announced.
May 12, 2017
01:00 PM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 208Morphology & Syntax Workshop // Matt Barros (Yale University)
Paying Attention to Phases: on the Clausemate Constraint on Multiple Sluicing, and its Exceptions
(joint work with Bob Frank)
May 12, 2017
03:30 PM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 011Language Variation and Change Workshop // Hilary McMahan (UChicago)
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May 18, 2017
03:00 PM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 011Colloquium: Jim McCloskey (UC Santa Cruz)
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May 19, 2017
03:30 AM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 011Language Variation and Change // Grammar-Writing Workshop
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Begins May 19, 2017
All Day
1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637 (Franke Institute for the Humanities)Conference: Subjectivity in Language and Thought
The Departments of Linguistics and Philosophy at the University of Chicago will host a two-day workshop, May 19-20, 2017, that aims to bring together recent innovations and novel perspectives on the p...
Begins May 21, 2017
All Day
Neubauer Collegium for Culture and SocietyConference: Historical Semantics and Legal Interpretation
Words and structures change their meaning over time. The text of laws, however, does not. These two facts make it difficult for judges and others, from the U.S. Supreme Court to the American people, t...
May 24, 2017
All Day
Chicago, ILCLS Workshop: Dynamic Modeling in Phonetics and Phonology
The Chicago Linguistic Society is pleased to announce a special workshop, Dynamic Modeling in Phonetics and Phonology, to be held May 24, 2017 as a satellite event of the 53rd Meeting of the Annual Ch...
Begins May 25, 2017
All Day
Chicago, ILCLS53 Conference
The Chicago Linguistic Society's 53rd annual conference will take place this May. Special topics include Computational Mathematical Linguistics, Cross-Linguistic Quantification, East Asian Linguistics...
June 01, 2017
03:00 PM
Stuart Hall, Room 104Philosophy Colloquium, Zoltan Szabo (Yale)
Department Colloquium with Zoltan Szabo (Title of talk TBD)
June 02, 2017
03:30 PM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 011Language Variation and Change Workshop // Cherry Meyer (UChicago)
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June 08, 2017
03:00 PM
Rosenwald Hall, Room 011Colloquium: Gabriela Caballero (UC San Diego)
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