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New: Look Who’s Talking

CASTLFish will be represented at NELS in Iceland this weekend by Craig Sailor, who will be presenting a joint poster with Gary Thoms entitled ‘When silence gets in the way: asymmetric extraction from ellipsis in British dialects’. Peter Svenonius from CASTLFish will also be in attendance and we have been promised a report when they Read More

Fish Feed: October30&Nov6

Fish Feed decided it was not going to continue reading Contiguity Theory. (Essentially, the questions it raises are important but the architecture and details of what it proposes are useless). Because of upcoming NELS in Iceland, which both Craig and Peter are attending, Fish Feed will also not meet on Monday Oct 30. Instead, we Read More

FishFeed/October 23

We had a fun session on Japanese prosody on October 16th, (thanks again Kaori!) where we discussed exactly what is at stake in claiming a Match theory of the (indirect) mapping between syntax and prosody. Fish Feed will now return to reading Norvin Richards’ Contiguity Theory. We will read the chapters on head movement for Read More