FishFeed

The purpose of FishFeed is to (i) discuss each other’s work and (ii) discuss research papers of interest and relevance to the group, especially those related to ongoing projects and our overlapping research concerns. 
 
The Fish group meets weekly in E1004 on Tuesdays at 12:15. 
 
See you all there!
 

Schedule and readings Spring 2018
We will continue with the theme word order and prosody.
 
January 30th
First (organisational) meeting. Please come with your news and views, and have a think about what sorts of things you should like to do or read this term.
 
February 6th
We decided that we would read the most recent Bennett et al. paper for this week.
 
February 13th
Craig wil talk to us about his work on ​English V2.
 
February 20th
Peter suggested we read Heather Newell’s paper on Nested Phase Interpretation and the PIC.
 
February 27th
 
March 6th
Peter will present some ongoing work on the nature of the syntactic word and its relation to the prosodic word.
 
March 13/20th
In preparation for Charles Yang’s visit we will read parts of his work The Price of Linguistic Productivity: How Children Learn to Break the Rules of Language (MIT Press, 2016).
 
March 27th
Easter, no meeting.
 
April 3rd
Lecture by Charles Yang, ‘From 72 to Infinity: The hidden connection between language and number’ 12.15-14.00 in UB Auditorium.
 
April 10th
GLOW, no meeting.
 
April 17th
Carmen will present.
 
April 24th
Krzysztof Migdalski who is visiting us on an Erasmus exchange from Wroclaw University in Poland will give a talk titled: “The Force behind Movement to Second Position”.
 
May 1st
Bank holiday, no FishFeed. 
 
May 8th
Laura Downing is visiting.
 
May 15th
Antonio will present.
 
May 22nd 
Miriam Butt (University of Konstanz) guest lecture.
 
 

 
Schedule and readings Autumn 2017
This term the theme is word order and prosody.
 
November 27th
Craig will talk about some of his recent research.
 
November 21st (Tuesday!)
Björn will present his talk for Møte om norsk språk.

November 13th
Craig and Peter give a recap of NELS

November 6th
Joe will present his latest work. Download the draft of his article here.

October 30th
No meeting.

October 23th
Fish Feed will return to reading Norvin Richards’s Contiguity Theory. We will read the chapters on head movement, that is, chapters 6 and 7.

October 16th
Kaori Takamine will join this session.
 
October 9th
 
October 2nd 
Discussion first two chapters of Richards’s Contiguity Theory.
 
September 25th
We will resume the discussion on Kratzer & Selkirk’s/Féry’s papers (see September 18th).
 
September 18th
Angelika Kratzer and Lisa Selkirk. 2007. Phase Theory and Prosodic Spellout: The case of VerbsThe Linguistic Review 24.
Caroline Fery. 2011. German Sentence Accents and Prosodic Phrases. Lingua 121.

September 11th
Hamlaoui, F. & Szendrői, K., (2017). The syntax-phonology mapping of intonational phrases in complex sentences: A flexible approach. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics. 2(1), p.55.

September 4th
Peter presents his GCSW-paper “V to C and late syntactic word formation”.

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