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Rina Kreitman visits UIT (24-26. October 2022)

The SALT project is glad to welcome Rina Kreitman (University of Kent), who will be with us next week, will give two talks during her stay. On Monday, 24. October at 12.15, Rina will give a talk about “Clusters, Sequences, Sonority and Voicing  and everything in between”. The talk will be held in C1006 in Read More

Gaja Jarosz visits UIT (12-18. September 2022)

As this semester’s first special guest of the SALT project, Gaja Jarosz from UMass Amherst is visiting us next week. On Wednesday she will talk about the Nature versus Nurture debate and Sonority Sequencing in Polish  and on Friday she will give the semester’s first CASTL Colloquium talk on how hidden generalizations are learned.  Don’t Read More

Bor-Magnus S. Strand: Thesis Defense and Post-Defence Workshop

We are delighted to start the new semester off with a thesis defence on August 25th. In connection with his defence, Bror-Magnus will give a trial lecture entitled Key influences in the development of sociolinguistic norms through the lifespan of an individual starting at 10.15. The defence of his thesis The roles role play plays: Read More

Eirini Apostolopoulou: Trial Lecture and Thesis Defence (1. July 2022)

We are fortunate to be able to head off into the summer with the thesis defence of Eirini Apostolopoulou. Her position is part of a collaborative PhD programme between  The Arctic University of Norway (UIT) and the Università degli Studi di Verona (UniVr) Eirini will hold a trial lecture entitled “Sources of diachronic change. A case study” at Read More

Invited Talk (Vikner)

In addition to his talk at The Westendorp Post Defense Workshop, Professor Vikner will  give an invited lecture on “‘Override’ reflexives in Danish and English” on Friday 1st of April at 14.15 in E.0105. (A hand-out of a recent version of the talk can be found here www.hum.au.dk/engelsk/engsv/handouts/ho-SyntaxLab-2021-override-reflexives-Soerensen-Ehlers-Vikner.pdf, including an abstract on p. 1) 

Post Defence Workshop for Maud Westendorp (31. March. 2022)

 On the day following Maud’s defence,  Thursday 31st, there will be a workshop featuring the members of the doctoral committee, Professor Caroline Heycock from The University of Edinburgh, Professor Sten Vikner from Aarhus University, and our very own Peter Svenonius, as well as a couple of additional local fellows. The workshop will be held from Read More