Dianne Jonas is in Australia, with presentations on the morphosyntax of Norf’k, an English-Tahitian contact variety from Norfolk Island. Talks take place at MONASH University and at The University of Melbourne.
Campus Westend is a great place to be. We have been busy taking pictures to show you why.
There is a lot more where this representative example came from.
The Pronouns@Tübingen 2 workshop in Tübingen from November 7th through November 9th provides a venue for discussion on ongoing research on pronouns in general and, in particular, on pronouns in embedded contexts. Frank Richter contributed a commentary on Sarah Zobel’s talk in the special session On the non-uniformity of pronouns.
Goethe University celebrated its centennial anniversary with fireworks over Poelzig-Bau last Saturday. Here are four minutes (out of 15), posted on youtube:
We are delighted to announce the addition of a dedicated Oberseminar page to our website: You might already have spotted the new menu item Oberseminar WiSe 2014/15 in the header area of this blog. The new page will keep you updated on the topics of our weekly Oberseminar on Monday, 16:15–17:45, in IG 3.201.
This week Frank is visiting Gerald Penn at the University of Toronto in Canada on a grant from the International Office. We are investigating possibilities to establish a collaboration on research questions that are of interest to the computational linguistics group in Toronto and to the linguists at the IEAS.
Gianina Iordăchioaia and Frank Richter published a paper in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory on analyzing negative concord in Romanian and other languages as polyadic quantification. They Continue reading Iordăchioaia & Richter on Negative Concord
The 19th conference on Formal Grammar (FG’14) will take place during the middle weekend of the 26th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI) on campus Morgenstelle of the Universität Tübingen.
Frank Richter will act as local organizer of the 19th conference on Formal Grammar, which will take place at Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen on the weekend of August 16th and August 17th. The Standing Committee is particularly excited about the high registration numbers by students attending ESSLLI in the weeks before and after Formal Grammar. Invited speakers this year are Christian Retoré and Thomas F. Icard. The full program can be found at the official website of Formal Grammar 2014.