Word Structure Research Group, 2/22 – Claudia Perez-Herrera

Next meeting: Friday 22 March 2019, 1h30-3 PM, room 117, 1085 Dr Penfield

Topic: Structure

Presenter: Claudia Perez-Herrera

Reading:

  • Bermudez-Otero, R. (2016) We do not need structuralist morphemes, but we do need constituent structure. In Daniel Siddiqi & Heidi Harley (eds), 2016, Morphological metatheory (Linguistics Today 229), 387–430. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/002774

Word Structure Research Group 2/22 – Ben Oldham:

Next meeting: Friday 22 February 2019, 1h30-3 PM, room DS-3470, UQAM, Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève, 320, rue Sainte-Catherine Est.

Topic: Bantu reduplication. Presented by Ben Oldham.

Readings:

  • Skinner 2009: Investigations of downward movement, Section 2.2: Reduplication in Ndebele (pg. 71-95) (in Dropbox folder)
  • Myler 2017: Exceptions to the mirror principle and morphophonological “action at a distance”: The role of “word”-internal phrasal movement and spell out (pg. 18-34): prepublication

All are welcome!

Word Structure Research Group 2/15 – Richard Compton (UQAM)

Next meeting: Friday 15 February 2019, 1h30-3 PM, room DS-3470, UQAM, Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève, 320, rue Sainte-Catherine Est.

Topic: Locality. Presented by Richard Compton.

Readings: Embick, D. (2010). Localism versus globalism in morphology and phonology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Chapters 1 and 2.
https://babel.ucsc.edu/~hank/mrg.readings/allo-dist-09.pdf

All are welcome!

Word Structure Research Group 2/8 – Lisa Travis and Nico Baier

Next meeting: Friday 8 February 2019, 1h30-3 PM, room DS-3470, UQAM, Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève, 320, rue Sainte-Catherine Est.

Topic: Morphology before phonology (and infixation). Presented by Lisa Travis and Nico Baier.

Reading: Kalin, Laura. Morphology before phonology: A case study of Turoyo (Neo-Aramaic) (https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004258)

All are welcome!

Word Structure Research Group, 2/1 – Emmanuel Parenteau

Next meeting: Friday 1 February 2019, 1h30-3 PM, room DS-3470, UQAM, Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève, 320, rue Sainte-Catherine Est.

Topic: DM vs. Nano

Presented by Emmanuel Parenteau, UQAM

Readings: 

Exploring Nanosyntax, Michael Starke (In Dropbox; contact Lisa if you want access to the file)

Notes on insertion in Distributed Morphology and Nanosyntax, Pavel Caha: https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/002855

Words Research Group, 1/25 – Vanna Willerton on Bobaljik 1994

This semester, the Words Research Group will be meeting on Fridays 1:30-3pm at UQAM, DS-3470 (Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève, 320, rue Sainte-Catherine Est) and the topic of discussion is irregularities in word formation (problems with regards to locality, readjustment rules, blocking, etc…).  At this week’s meeting, Vanna Willerton will present Bobaljik, J. (1994) The Morphology-Syntax Connection. MITWPL 22. H. Harley & C. Phillips (eds.).

All are welcome!  For more information, go to https://wordstructure.org/meetings/

Word Structure Research Group, 11/12

The next meeting of the Word Structure Research Group will take place Monday, 12 November, 3:30-5 PM at UQAM, room DS-3470, Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève, 320 Sainte-Catherine East.

Topic:  Subsyllabic morphemes in Mandarin: Demonstratives zhei and nei, presented by Isabelle Boyer.

Words Research Group, 10/15

Next meeting: Monday, 15 October, 3:30-5 PM at UQAM, room DS-3470, Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève, 320 Sainte-Catherine East

Topic: There are no Bracketing Paradoxes, or How to be a Modular Grammarian by (and presented by) Heather Newell.

Manuscript:   https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003964

Word Structure Research Group, 9/24

Next meeting: Monday, 24 September, 3:30-5 PM at UQAM, room DS-3470, Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève, 320 Sainte-Catherine East  

Topic:
  
A morphological puzzle in Austronesian; presented by Lisa Travis.

Word Structure Research Group, 9/17

The Word Structure Research Group will have its first meeting of the semester today (September 17th).

Where: UQAM DS-3470

When: Mondays 3:30-5

Everyone is welcome.  If you would like to receive regular group announcements, please contact Lisa Travis.

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