SOAS University of London

Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series

The Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series is a forum for speakers to present their work to an audience of fellow academics and students of Linguistics. These seminars are open to members of SOAS and the wider academic community.

Meetings are normally held on Wednesdays at 3.30pm, in room FG01 in the Faber Building, unless stated otherwise. The current schedule is available below.

Please contact Dr Joseph Lovestrand (jl119@soas.ac.uk), the convenor of the seminar series, if you have any queries.

Previous Events in this series

Time in culture

Vera Da Silva Sinha (UEA)
6 February 2018, Brunei Gallery, B102, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The "mirror" of insubordination

Tania Kuteva (Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf)
13 June 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, L67, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Liberating Language

Liam Renouf (Goldsmiths)
24 January 2017, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), S312, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Metathesis in Amarasi

Owen Edwards (ANU)
6 December 2016, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), S312, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Plurality and Implicature

Clemens Mayr, ZAS Berlin
2 December 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Tlingit Oratory

Thomas F. Thornton, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford
25 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Modified Numerals

Rick Nouwen, University of Utrecht
21 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

How words are related

Dr Andrew Spencer, University fo Essex
28 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Agreement in Archi

Marina Chumakina, Surrey Morphology Group, University of Surrey
11 December 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Tone Sandhi domains in Nuosu Yi

Seunghun Lee, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin/Central Connecticut
20 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

TBA

15 May 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Open Access: Transforming Science

Dieter Stein, Heinrich Heine Universitaet of Dusseldorf, Germany
13 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Intonation in tonal new Englishes

Carlos Gussenhoven, Radbout University, The Netherlands
21 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Non-restrictives

Doug Arnold - University of Essex

A seminar by Doug Arnold in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

12 May 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Relatedness in periphrasis

Gergana Popova (Goldsmith's) and Andrew Spencer (University of Essex)

A seminar by Gergana Popova and Andrew Spencer in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

28 April 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Title to be confirmed

A seminar in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

10 March 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Contact-induced change in Evenki

Lenore Grenoble - University of Chicago

A seminar by Lenore Grenoble in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

3 March 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Language management

Bernard Spolsky - Bar-Ilan University

A seminar by Bernard Spolsky in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

24 February 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Pregnant pauses: consonant length in Cicipu

Stuart McGill - ELAP, SOAS

A PhD presentation by Stuart McGill on Wednesday 26th November (room 402, 30 Russell Square)

26 November 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Mathematical models of language shift

Anne Kandler - UCL

A presentation by Anne Kandler in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

25 November 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Ethnolinguistic Distinctiveness: Some Social Psychological Data

Itesh Sachdev - SOAS-UCL CETL in ‘Languages of the Wider World’ & Dept. of Linguistics, SOAS

A presentation by Itesh Sachdev in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

11 November 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Dialectology in Iran

Gerardo Barbera - ELAP

A presentation by Gerardo Barbera in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

14 October 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

The Galoes Grammar Authoring Environment

Sebastian Nordhoff - University of Amsterdam

A presentation by Sebastian Nordhoff in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

7 October 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4118, 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Is focus universal?

Dejan Matić - MPI-EVA, Leipzig

A presentation by Dejan Matič in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

27 May 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, L67, 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Linguistic human rights in the asylum process

Peter Patrick - University of Essex

A presentation by Peter Patrick in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

13 May 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, TBC, 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Distributive plurality in Nivkh

Ekaterina Gruzdeva - University of Helsinki

A presentation by Ekaterina Gruzdeva in the Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.

15 April 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM