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Reading Groups


Winter Term 2018–19




  • General Linguistics Colloquium

    Unless announced otherwise, the General-Linguistics Colloquium regularly takes place on Tuesdays, 4–6 (ct), in the Sprachwissenschaftliches Seminar (SPW), Room 0.114 (Käte-Hamburger-Weg 3).


    • October 16: START-UP MEETING
    • October 23: Georg Höhn (Göttingen) — Demonstrative Unagreement
    • October 30: Götz Keydana (Göttingen) — Language use and non-informant languages
    • November 6: Christian Lehmann (Erfurt) — Univerbierung
    • November 13: Roland Schäfer (Berlin) — Empirie um jeden Preis: Methodische und epistemologische Probleme von Korpusstudien und Experimenten in kognitiv ausgerichteter Linguistik
    • November 20: Beste Kamali (Bielefeld)
      (joint session with the English Linguistics group)
    • November 29: Michale Rießler (Freiburg / Bielefeld) (CAVEAT: Thursday)
    • December 4: Hannes Fellner (Wien) — t.b.a.; Gerd Carling (Lund) — Morphosyntactic reconstruction of Proto-Indo-European: Arguments from a Bayesian evolutionary angle
    • December 11: Nina Adam (Göttingen) — Agreement with conjoined phrases: Evidence from coordinated numeral phrases in Czech
    • December 18: Tim Felix Aufderheide (Zürich)
    • January 8: Sarah Eiteljörge (Göttingen) — Multimodal word learning in early childhood
    • January 15: Yidong Yu (Göttingen)
    • January 22: Mira Grubic (Potsdam)
    • January 29: Elliott Lash (Maynooth) — The rise of the pseudo-applicative in Old Irish and non-nominative subject marking