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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

Welcome to a new term!

CASTLFish is ready to tackle the fall term head-first, with plenty of events and visits planned. The SALT research group (Syllable Structure: Acquisition, Loss, Typology) has a number of research visitors planned: Gaja Jarosz (UMass Amherst), Rina Kreitman (University of Kent), Chris Golston (CSU Fresno) and Tobias Scheer (Université Côte d’Azur, Nice). Students and others 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

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