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Rajesh Bhatt’s visit

As we previously announced, Rajesh Bhatt visited the department to give a talk at the Syntax/Semantics Reading Group and a presentation in LING 417.  McLing reporters attended both events and brought with them some pictures to share with you.

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Rajesh Bhatt talking about relatives in LING 417

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Rajesh Bhatt talking to students about computational linguistics.

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Rajesh Bhatt having dinner at an undisclosed location

 

Bhatt and Moulton: Guests Lectures and Syntax/Semantics Reading Group

Rajesh Bhatt will give today a guest lecture in LING 417:
Rajesh Bhatt (UMass, Amherst)
Monday, Nov. 4, 2:35-3:55
1085 Penfield, Room 002
“On Free relatives and correlatives”
(Guest lecture in LING 417 Topics at the interfaces)
Keir Moulton will give a presentation at the Syntax/Semantics Reading Group this Friday and also a guest lecture in LING 417 next Monday:
 
Keir Moulton (Simon Fraser University)
Friday Nov. 8, 3:00-4:30 
1085 Penfield, Room 002
“Separating crossover from cataphora, experimentally” (tentative title)
Monday, Nov. 11, 2:35-3:55
Guest lecture in LING 417 Topics at the interfaces
1085 Penfield Room 002
“On Pseudo-relatives and their relation to internally headed relatives”
(Guest lecture in LING 417 Topics at the interfaces)
Everybody is welcome to attend!

Field workers return from Listuguj

Field methods class travels to Listuguj

As this week’s McLing goes to press, a group of students from Jessica Coon and Michael Wagner‘s Field Methods class will be driving to meet up with the class’ language consultant––McGill Education PhD student Janine Metallic––in the Listuguj Mi’gmaq First Nation, on the Québec/New Brunswick border. They will spend Tuesday visiting Mi’gmaq language classes (taught by Janine’s mother, Mary Ann Metallic), meeting community members and language teachers, and presenting the work they have done during the course. The group includes graduate students Michael Hamilton, Jenny Loughran, Gretchen McCulloch, and Lance Williams, and undergrads Hyuna Ku, Carol LittleElise McClay, Di Mo, and Erin Olson.

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