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Monday, March 30, 2015

Linguistics Department Colloquium: This I tell ya, brother: the mutual dependence of kinship and pragmatics

Colloquium | March 30 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Alice Gaby, Monash University

Department of Linguistics


Australian languages are famed for their classificatory kinship systems, the terms of which extend to everyone in the social universe. But Australian languages are also notable for incorporating multiple subsystems, a fact often ignored in studies of kinship (the papers in Heath, Merlan and Rumsey 1982 being a notable exception). This first part of paper considers what we can learn by considering...   More >

Monday, April 20, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Linguistics Department Colloquium

Colloquium | May 4 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Jeffrey Heinz, Associate Professor, University of Delaware

Department of Linguistics