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Maud Westendorp: Trial Lecture and Thesis Defence (30. March 2022)

We are fortunate to be able to close off the month with the thesis defence of Maud Westendorp.  Maud will hold a trial lecture entitled “The syntax of imperatives in the Scandinavian languages” at 10.15 on March 30th and defend her thesis “The distribution of main and embedded structures: V2 and non-V2 orders in North Germanic” starting Read More

Congratulations Natalia Jardón

Congratulations to Natalia Jardón who successfully defended her dissertation  “Pluractional Perfects: Anatomy of a Construction in Eonavian Spanish” on March 4th 2022. As part of her defence, she also held a trial lecture entitled “«One clause or two? Eonavian pluractional perfects in light of the debate over the diagnostics for Spanish causative clause structures». Natalia Read More

Guest lecture (Villa-García)-03.03.2022

Join us for an in person (!) guest lecture.  Dr. Julio Villa-García from the University of Oviedo and  theUniversity of Manchester will be presenting on joint work with Dennis Ott. An abstract of his talk is provided below. His talk on the syntax of left-dislocated structures  will take place at  13:15  in Room 1.413 in Teorifagbygget. Read More

Workshop on forced alignment and phonetic analysis

On Thursday (25/11)  a small workshop on Forced Alignment and phonetic analysis. will be held. This was originally planned as a workshop within the MONS workshop, but as MONS was postponed until 2022, we decided to have a digital workshop on the original date. Everyone who is interested in sociophonetics, sound change, prosodic analysis or large Read More

Jelena Živojinović’s Trial Lecture and Thesis Defense

We are happy to announce the trial lecture and thesis defense of Jelena Živojinović, this Thursday, September 30th, 2021.  Jelena Živojinović’s position is part of a collaborative PhD programme between  The Arctic University of Norway (UIT) and the Università degli Studi di Verona (UniVr). She is supervised by Professor Dr. Eystein Dahl and Professor Dr. Paola Cotticelli.  The defense Read More

Gary Thoms at Fishfeed (1-06-2021)

We are happy to have Gary Thoms (NYU) join us for an extraordinary  FishFeed this Tuesday. Please note the starting time of 15.30 (later time because of coordinating with New York).  The title and abstract of the talk are presented below.       A syntactic reassessment of Goidelic pronoun postposing   Gary Thoms (NYU) In Read More