Disputas and Trial Lecture: Joe Collins (18.10.)

We are happy to announce the trial lecture and disputas of Joe Collins which will take place on October, 18th 2019.
Joe’s thesis Neural Attractors and Phonological Grammar was written under the supervision of professor Martin Krämer (UiT) and professor Allessandro Treves, SISSA (Scuola Internazionale Superiore de Studi Avanzati). 
The trial lecture entitled Adding a learning component to the Phonological Latching Network for language development (as in, development of sound inventories, sound patterns, lexical representations, second language sound patterns) will be held from 10.15-11.00 in room  SVHUM E0.101. 
The disputas will start shortly thereafter, at 11.15, in the same room. 
The committee consist of: 
Prof. John Alderete, Simon Fraser University, Canada -first opponent 
Programme director Betty Tuller, National Science Foundation, USA -second opponent 
Daniel Karvonen, UiT, Tromsø -internal committee member

Antonio Fábregas (UIT) will lead the proceedings. 

All are welcome to join! 

In connection to the disputas, the workshop Phonology and the Brain will be held on Saturday, October 19th at Scandic Ishavshotel. 


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