Oberseminar English Linguistics
Winter Term 2023-2024
Oberseminar English Linguistics (Syntax–Semantics)
Unless announced otherwise, the Oberseminar takes place on:
Tuesdays, 4-6 pm ct.
Talks will be announced regularly via the LinG mailing list and on this website (see below).
Meetings of the Oberseminar English Linguistics this term will be offered as a hybrid event: Some talks will be held online and some onsite. The Oberseminar can be joined online or in person in SEP 0.244 (Medienraum) . The video conference provider Zoom will be used. Detailed information as to how to join the meetings online will be shared via the LinG mailing list.
This is a preliminary schedule that will be extended, and possibly altered, in the weeks to come.
October 24: John Frederick Bailyn
Speaker: John Frederick Bailyn (Stony Brook University)
Talk: Head-Complement Order and 'Super-Local Movement'
Speaker: Clemens Steiner-Mayr (joint work with Viola Schmidt)
Talk: Non-de dicto construals as a uniform phenonemon
Speaker:Gurmeet Kaur (University of Göttingen) and Yash Sinha (MIT)
Talk: The morphosyntax of plurals-of-politeness
Speaker: Petr Kusliy (University of Göttingen)
Talk: De re reporting without acquaintance relations
Speaker: Hedde Zeijlstra
Talk: A new theory of case
Speaker: Kenyon Branan & Hedde Zeijlstra (Univesity of Göttingen)
Talk: Head movement and linear edges
Speaker: Gautam Ottur
Talk: Categoriality and selection in multi-verb constructions
Speaker: Sascha Alexeyenko
Introduction to the Database of Nominal Modification (under construction)
The categorial status of adverbs: state of the art
Speaker: Benjamin Spector
Talk: Reasoning with Quantifiers, Lewisian Imaging and the Confirmation Paradox
Speaker: Mitya Privoznov
Talk: On doctors, nominal feature distribution and the nature of concord
Speaker: Alina Sementsova
Talk: Syntax-Prosody Interface in Georgian Imperative Sentences
General Coordinator: Hedde Zeijlstra (Email)