Upcoming Language Science Colloquia

2019-2020
Monday, October 14
"Modeling the source of children’s non-adult-like pronoun interpretations: representation versus deployment"
11:45- Anne Therese Frederiksen, Chancellor's Postdoc Fellow (UC Irvine)
"Comprehension of pronouns in American Sign Language: Modality-general and modality-specific influences"

Monday, October 21

Leon Bergen, UC San Diego
11:00am - 12:30pm

 "Verbal Irony, Pretense, and the Common Ground"

 

Monday, November 4

 

Monday, November 18

Shota Momma, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

https://shotam.github.io/ 

11:00am - 12:30pm

Talk Title TBA

 

Monday, December 2

Karen Emmorey, San Diego State University

https://slhs.sdsu.edu/llcn/ 

11:00am-12:30pm

"The Neurobiology of Reading in Deaf and Hearing Adults"

 

Monday, April 6

Evelina Fedorenko, MIT 

https://evlab.mit.edu/

11:00am-12:30pm

Talk Title TBA

 

Monday, May 11

Paolo Santorio, University of Maryland

http://www.philosophy.umd.edu/people/santorio

11:00am-12:30pm

Talk Title TBA

 

2018-2019

 

Monday, June 3
Alexis Wellwood, University of Southern California
http://bcf.usc.edu/~wellwood/
11:00am-12:30pm
"Seeing and talking about events"

Monday, May 13

Dylan Bumford, UCLA
http://dylanbumford.com
11:00am-12:30pm
"Superlative scope, comparison classes, and negative polarity"

Monday, March 11
Mark Steedman, University of Edinburgh
https://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/people/staff/Mark_Steedman.html
11:00am-12:30pm
"The Combinatory Cognitive Science of Language"

Monday, March 4
Hans Kamp, University of Stuttgart
https://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/institut/mitarbeiter/hans/
11:00am-12:30pm
"DRT Tutorial"

Monday, February 11
Stephanie Shih, University of Southern California
http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~shihs/
11:00am-12:30pm
"Catching phonology in the Pokéverse: Cross-linguistic comparisons in sound symbolism"

Monday, February 4
Eve Higby, UC Riverside
11:00am-12:20pm, SSPB 2214

"The dynamic nature of the bilingual language system"

Monday, January 14
Brandy Gatlin, UC Irvine
https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=6342
11:00am-12:30pm, SSPB 2214
"Why They Be Talkin' Like That?"  A Look at Language Variation and Literacy

Monday, December 3
Maria Polinsky, University of Maryland
http://www.mariapolinsky.com
11:00am-12:30pm, SSPB 2214
"It's still about grammar: Cascading structural reorganization in bilinguals"

Monday, November 19
Stefan Th. Gries, UC Santa Barbara
http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/stgries/
11:00am-12:30pm, SSPB 2214
"Quantitative corpus applications: morphemes, multi-word units, & constructions"

Friday November 9
Judith Kroll, UC Riverside
https://bilingualismmindbrain.com/lab-members/judith-f-kroll/
11:00am-12:30pm, SSPB 2214
"The fate of the native language in second language learning: A new hypothesis about bilingualism, mind, and brain"
Talk recording

2017-18

Monday, May 21
Kara Morgan-Short, University of Illinois at Chicago
https://lcsl.uic.edu/hispanic-italian/faculty-instructors/hispanic-linguistics/kara-morgan-short
2:00pm-3:30pm, HG 1010
The neurocognitive processing of late-learned second language: The role of external and internal factors

Monday, April 23

Victor Ferreira, University of California, San Diego
http://www.psychology.ucsd.edu/people/profiles/vferreira.html
11:00am-12:30pm, SST 442
Syntactic Entrainment as a Candidate Mechanism for Learning the Meanings of Syntactic Constructions

Monday, March 19
Ede Zimmermann, Visiting Scholar, UCI (Frankfurt)
http://user.uni-frankfurt.de/~tezimmer/Zimmermann/
11:00am-12:30pm, SST 442
Montague Grammar: 50 years after

Monday, March 12
Caroline Féry, Goethe University Frankfurt
http://user.uni-frankfurt.de/~cfery/
11:00am-12:30pm, SST 442
The Grammatical and Prosodic Reflexes of Information Structure in a Typological Comparison

Saturday, March 3
Ede Zimmermann, Visiting Scholar, UCI (Frankfurt)
http://user.uni-frankfurt.de/~tezimmer/Zimmermann/
10:00am-3pm, SST 777
Second Formal Semantics Boot Camp II

Monday, February 26
Oana David, University of California, Merced
https://ucmerced.academia.edu/OanaDavid
11:00am-12:30pm, SST 442

The role of grammar in computer-aided metaphor research

Saturday, Februrary 17
Ede Zimmermann, Visiting Scholar, UCI (Frankfurt)
http://user.uni-frankfurt.de/~tezimmer/Zimmermann/
10:00am-3pm, SST 777
First Formal Semantics Boot Camp I

 

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