Upcoming Events

Monday, February 25, 2019

Jessica Coon, "Mayan Agent Focus and the Ergative Extraction Constraint: Facts and Fictions Revisited"

Colloquium | February 25 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Jessica Coon, McGill University

 Department of Linguistics

Many languages of the Mayan family restrict the extraction of transitive (ergative) subjects for focus, wh-questions, and relativization (A’-extraction). We follow Aissen (2017) in labelling this restriction the ergative extraction constraint (EEC). In this talk, we offer a unified account of the EEC within Mayan languages, as well as an analysis of the special construction known as Agent Focus...   More >

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Symposium on Amazonian Languages 3

Conference/Symposium | March 16 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 1229 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of Linguistics

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Symposium on Amazonian Languages 3

Conference/Symposium | March 17 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 1226 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of Linguistics

Monday, March 18, 2019

Matthew Dryer

Colloquium | March 18 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Matthew Dryer

 Department of Linguistics

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Phonetics and Phonology Research Weekend: (Phrend)

Conference/Symposium | April 6 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of Linguistics

Oral and poster presentation of research phonological research by Northern California faculty, students and visiting researchers.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Elizabeth Traugott

Colloquium | April 8 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Elizabeth Traugott, Stanford University

 Department of Linguistics

Monday, April 15, 2019

Matthew Goldrick

Colloquium | April 15 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Matthew Goldrick, Northwestern University

 Department of Linguistics

Monday, April 22, 2019

Lenore Grenoble

Colloquium | April 22 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Lenore Grenoble, University of Chicago

 Department of Linguistics

Monday, April 29, 2019

Honors Colloquium

Colloquium | April 29 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of Linguistics

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Pauline Jacobson

Lecture | May 15 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 1303 Dwinelle Hall

 Pauline Jacobson, Brown University

 Department of Linguistics

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Linguistics Commencement

Miscellaneous | May 19 |  International House

 Department of Linguistics

Linguistics Commencement. Ceremony for BA, MA, and PhD recipients and their families. Admission by ticket only.