Winter Term 2021-22

Oberseminar English Linguistics (Syntax–Semantics)

Unless announced otherwise, the Oberseminar takes place on:
Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00 pm.

Meetings of the Oberseminar English Linguistics this winter term 2021-22 will be offered as a hybrid model: As indicated below, some talks will be held online and some onsite. The Oberseminar can be joined online or in person in VG 4.107 . 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.

Talks will be announced regularly via the LinG mailing list and on this website (see below).

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

*Internal Meeting*
Format: online (Zoom)
Speaker: Andreas Blümel (Göttingen)
Talk: DET(-drop), LBC and LBE – a view from labeling theory

Format: online (Zoom)
Speakers: Julie Goncharov (Göttingen) & Hedde Zeijlstra (Göttingen)
Talk: Parasitic licensing & diagonalization
Format: online (Zoom)
Speaker: Dolf Rami (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Talk: Singular existentials and three different kinds of negation
Format: online (Zoom)
Speaker: Luka Crnič (The Hebrew University Jerusalem)
Talk: Only
Format: online (Zoom)
Speaker: Petr Kusliy (Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences)
Talk: On the nature of the Present tense in English: evidence from VP-fronting constructions
Format: online (Zoom)
Speaker: Zeqi Zhao (Göttingen)
Talk: Revisiting the de se requirement on ziji: The relevance of evidentiality.
Format: online (Zoom)
Speaker: Neha Kuhlshreshtha (Göttingen)
Talk: Interrogatives in Indian Sign Language
Format: online (Zoom)
Speaker: Nina Haslinger (Göttingen)
Talk: Two types of non-maximality and the plural Sorites paradox
Format: online (Zoom)
Speaker: Maya Cortez (University of Graz)
Talk: überhaupt in discourse
Format: online (Zoom)
Speaker: Beste Kamali (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf) & Hedde Zeijlstra (Göttingen)
Talk: Existential PPIs, universal NPIs, and the landscape of polarity sensitivity

Term Coordinator: Clemens Steiner-Mayr (Email)

General Coordinator: Hedde Zeijlstra (Email)