Events archive

Topics in comparative and theoretical syntax

Thursday 29 November 2018

Mini-Workshop (Cornilescu, Tsoulas & De Vries, Pesetsky, Longobardi)

Sound systems in contact: Heritage bilingualism and the development of contact varieties

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Departmental Colloquium (Autumn Week 10) - Sam Kirkham, University of Lancaster

The emergence of word order: from cognitive preferences to cultural mechanisms

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Departmental Colloquium (Autumn Week 9) - Marieke Schouwstra, University of Edinburgh

Workshop 'Phylogenetic Linguistics and Linguistic Theory'

Friday 16 November 2018

Workshop organised by the York Centre for Linguistic History and Diversity, Department of Language and Linguistic Science

Workshop 'Phylogenetic Linguistics and Linguistic Theory'

Thursday 15 November 2018

Workshop organised by the York Centre for Linguistic History and Diversity, Department of Language and Linguistic Science

The expression of proper locations and beyond: the motion-to and state-in Italian spatial prepositions

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Departmental Colloquium (Autumn Week 8) - Paolo Lorusso, IUSS Pavia

The horse raced faster when embedded

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Departmental Colloquium (Autumn Week 7) - Nino Grillo, University of York

‌‌Cyclical change with epistemic indefinites

Wednesday 31 October 2018

Departmental Colloquium (Autumn Week 6) - Chiara Gianollo, University of Bologna

The screening of 'In Pursuit of Silence'

Thursday 25 October 2018

A meditative film exploring our relationship with silence, sound and the impact of noise on our lives.

Difficult but essential outward-looking collaboration: Combining variationist, interactional, and ethnographic methods in urban youth language research

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Departmental Colloquium (Autumn Week 5) - Rob Drummond, Manchester Metropolitan University

A Case of Generative-Constructionalist Convergence – and a Historical-Contrastive Response

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Departmental Colloquium (Autumn Week 4) - Torsten Leuschner, Ghent University

Segmental versus prosodic cues in Tunisian Arabic polar questions (or: the influence of indexical information on gradient prosodic categories)

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Departmental Colloquium (Autumn Week 3) - Sam Hellmuth, University of York

Differences in the learning of content words and function words at the start of language development

Monday 10 September 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Anat Ninio (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

University Open Day

Sunday 1 July 2018

Thinking of studying languages and linguistics? Come and meet us on 29 June or 1 July!

Portions and countability: a crosslinguistic investigation

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Hanna De Vries (University of York)

The Principle of no synonymy in language change: the facts and the fiction

Tuesday 12 June 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Lauren Fonteyn (University of Manchester)

Synthesising dynamic speech elements using a 3D model of vocal tract acoustics

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Amelia Gully (University of York)

Control constructions in Middle Norwegian

Wednesday 30 May 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Endre Mørck (University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway)

Relationship between lexical and phonological development in French-speaking children: A longitudinal study

Wednesday 16 May 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Margaret Kehoe (University of Geneva)

Analysing advertising through linguistics

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Peter Sells (University of York)

Towards a new approach to obligatory control

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Hazel Pearson (Queen Mary University of London)

Child templates and their relation to productive adult word formation

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Marilyn Vihman (University of York)

Alumni panel event (Cancelled)

Friday 2 March 2018

Due to a severe weather warning, this event is now cancelled.

The bounds of Aspect

Wednesday 28 February 2018

Departmental Colloquium - María J. Arche (University of Greenwich)

Suffixless sometimes! Manner adverbs in Canada as a window on English dialects in the UK

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)

A Brief History of Language and Sexuality

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Helen Sauntson (York St. John University)

Grammar, Processing, and Input in the first language development of Argument movement

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Robyn Orfitelli (University of Sheffield)

Metric string distances for vagueness, irrelevance and inconsistency in computational linguistics

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Departmental Colloquium - Andrea Sgarro (University of Trieste)

Note-taking for interpreters course September 2017

Thursday 7 September 2017

Consecutive note-taking for professional interpreters course

Tertulia de Lectura y Cine - June 2017

Thursday 29 June 2017

A monthly Spanish social event to talk about social, historical and political aspects of the Spanish speaking world through literature and film.

Similarity of vowel-formant ensembles in phonetic contexts: a vowel-axis shift in perspective

Friday 9 June 2017

Join us for a guest lecture on systematic effects of phonetic context on vowel-format ensembles.

Workshop: La gestualità italiana

Wednesday 7 June 2017

Workshop interattivo sulla comunicazione non verbale e la sua importanza nella cultura italiana.

Tertulia de Lectura y Cine - May 2017

Thursday 25 May 2017

A monthly Spanish social event to talk about social, historical and political aspects of the Spanish speaking world through literature and film.

Un caso di conservazione del dialetto: il ferrarese

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Studio di uno dei dialetti italiani attraverso un progetto di conservazione linguistica.

Toward a parallel corpus of Old English prose. Preliminary questions and initial design.

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Departmental Colloquium (Summer Week 5) - Javier Martín Arista, Universidad de la Rioja

Using smartphones to collect big data on English dialects

Monday 15 May 2017

Departmental Colloquium (Summer Week 5) - Giorgos Spathas, Adrian Leemann, Lancaster University

Results in the decomposition of verbal predicates: evidence from additive operators

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Departmental Colloquium (Summer Week 4) - Giorgos Spathas, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

What you can do with a degree in language and linguistics?

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Join York alumni to learn what they have achieved since graduation.

Tertulia de Lectura y Cine - April 2017

Thursday 27 April 2017

A monthly Spanish social event to talk about social, historical and political aspects of the Spanish speaking world through literature and film.

The laryngeal articulator's influence on voice quality and vowel quality

Monday 24 April 2017

Departmental Colloquium (Summer Week 2) - Dr. John Esling, Professor Emeritus at the University of Victoria

La libertà di stampa in Italia

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Esiste la liberta di stampa in Italia oggi? Una riflessione sul ruolo del giornalista nella società italiana contemporanea.

Language Teaching Forum @ York

Tuesday 21 March 2017

What is the relationship between learning words and learning grammatical features?

The Dirty Power Connection from Drax to Violence in Colombia

Thursday 16 March 2017

Johana will discuss first hand accounts of how demand for coal is causing violent displacement of poor communities in Colombia. She has worked extensively with communities affected by mining -- many of whom have been forced to leave their villages after the activities of mining companies made the local environment uninhabitable. Her talk will include videos and photographs from the affected regions.

Mina: una diva della musica leggera italiana

Wednesday 15 March 2017

La figura di Mina: una delle cantanti più amate della musica leggera italiana, star nazionale e icona senza tempo.

A tin ear for accents? Human vs. machine in accent classification and authentication tasks

Wednesday 15 March 2017

Departmental Colloquium (Week 10) - Dom Watt, University of York

**CANCELLED** Departmental Colloquium - Week 8

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Departmental Colloquium (Week 8) - Elliott Lash

Tertulia de Lectura y Cine - February 2017

Thursday 23 February 2017

A monthly Spanish social event to talk about social, historical and political aspects of the Spanish speaking world through literature and film.

LGBTQ History Month - 'La otra familia'

Thursday 23 February 2017

The language team at University of York will celebrate LGBTQ History Month with a series of international films, in the original language with English subtitles

Lifetime effects as presuppositional scalar strengthening

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Departmental Colloquium (Week 7) - Yasutada Sudo (UCL)

LGBTQ History Month - 'Tintenfischalarm'

Monday 20 February 2017

The language team at University of York will celebrate LGBTQ History Month with a series of international films, in the original language with English subtitles