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Reading Groups


Summer Term 2018



  • General Linguistics Colloquium

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

    This is a preliminary schedule that will be extended, and possibly altered, in the weeks to come.


    • April 10: Vorstellung, Terminplanung
    • April 17: Theresa Biberauer (Cambridge / Stellenbosch) – "Marked negation: Core insights from the periphery"
      (joint session with the English Linguistics Group; SPECIAL VENUE: SPW 0.108)
    • April 18 (2–4 ct): Stavros Skopeteas (Göttingen) — "SOVX and constituent order: Object-fronting in Cabécar syntax"
    • April 24: NO SESSION
    • May 1: NO SESSION (public holiday)
    • May 8: Andreas Blümel (Göttingen) — "On the syntactic category of declarative root clauses"
    • May 15: Götz Keydana (Göttingen) — "From agent noun to future tense: Grammaticalization in Sanskrit"
    • May 22: Saverio Dalpedri (Göttingen) — "-tá- and -ná-participles in the Rigveda"
    • May 29: Issouf Diarrassouba, Melois Gondo (Houphouet Boigny, Abidjan) — "Studies on the diachrony and syntax of Mande languages"
    • June 5: Ulrike Mosel (Kiel)
    • June 12: Firmin Ahoua (Houphouet Boigny, Abidjan) — "On the historical phonology of Niger-Congo"
    • June 19: Dafydd Gibbon (Bielefeld) — "Perception of prosody: a method and a model"
    • June 26: Eva Wittenberg (UCSD)
    • July 3: Kata Balogh (Düsseldorf); joint session with the English Linguistics Group
    • July 10: Emese Bodnar (Göttingen)