26 October 2014

Area Workshops

Here’s a rundown of this week’s activities in the area workshops.

Semantics Workshop: Wednesday, 12:20-1:20, ILC N451

This meeting is the second, and final, session concentrating on abstract writing.

Psycholing Workshop(s)

Psycholinguistics workshop has two meetings this week. On Tuesday evening (10/28) we will meet at Brian's house (17 Union Street, Northampton) at 7pm. Alex Drummond will talk to us about Ibex Farm 2.0, an update to the web-based experimental software Ibex. On Thursday afternoon (3pm in ILC N400), John Kingston will talk about Detection Theory.

Syntax Workshop: Thursday 4:00-5:00, ILC N451

David Erschler will be discussing Benjamin Bruening's recent paper  "Precede and Command Revisited" (Language 90(2)). It can be downloaded here.

Sound Workshop: Thursday, 1:00-2:15, ILC N451

In this week's Sound Workshop, Ivy Hauser and Coral Hughto will present their ideas for the GPs. Those interested in preparing for Ivy's presentation may wish to read:
Schwartz, J.-L., Boe, L.-J., Badin, P., & Sawallis, T. R. (2012). Grounding stop place systems in the perceptuo-motor substance of speech: On the universality of the labial-coronal-velar stop series. Journal of Phonetics, 40.1, 20-36.