Two talks by Yassmina El Faida (GU) and Viktor Köhlich (GU) in the Syntax Colloquium

We are happy to announce two talks by Yassmina El Faida (GU) and Viktor Köhlich (GU) in the Syntax Colloquium. The talk will take place in person. Room IG 4.301 Date: February 6 Time: 4 pm – 6 pm ct Titles: Inflectional Morphology in Tarifiyt - A Typological Approach (Y. El Faida)               NO(t) Again! The Difficult Case of no in Japanese (V. Köhlich) Abstracts: Inflectional Morphology in Tarifiyt - A Typological Approach (Y. El Faida) In this presentation of my master thesis, I will be talking about the (inflectional) morphology of nouns and verbs in Tarifyt, an Afroasiatic Berber language spoken in north-eastern Morocco. According to Kossmann (2000), Tarifiyt exhibits synthetic morphology. In order to analyse the findings in the language, I will present a typological framework by Bickel & Nichols (2007), who claim that the traditional morphological analysis after von Schlegel (1808) is not sufficient enough to analyse the languages of the world, as it is too general and therefore unable to...
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Talk by Frank Kügler (GU) as part of his Tenure-Track Evaluation Process

We are happy to announce a talk by Prof. Frank Kügler (Institute for Linguistics, GU), which takes place as a part of his tenure track evaluation process. Title: Prosodie in der Linguistik – multimodale Perspektiven auf Sprache Date: Friday, February 03, 2023 Time: 12:30-13:30 Uhr Room: IG 1.411 (in person) Access via Zoom: If you would like to participate via Zoom, please contact Anke Himmelreich for the link...
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Workshop „Selected Topics in Spanish Syntax“, February 2

We are very happy to let you know that in the first week of February, some colleagues from the Universidad de Alcalá will be visiting. They were so kind to agree to present some of their work at a small workshop. The workshop will take place in the afternoon on Thursday, February 2 and include the following talks:   14.05 Silvia Gumiel-Molina & Norberto Moreno-Quibén What does it take to grammaticize a judgement: semicopulative verbs and evaluativity  15.10 Isabel Pérez-Jiménez & Irene Areses & Gonzalo Escribano Pseudocopular verbs as subjectivity markers in Spanish: the case of “se me hace” 16.00 Coffee break  16.30 Irene Areses Hybrid agreement in Spanish: the case of “collective” nouns 17.15 Jennifer Tan On what is (un)known in Spanish: the case of “se conoce”   Title: Selected Topics in Spanish Syntax Time: 2pm - 6pm, 02 February, 2023 Place: IG 4.201     ...
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