Columbia School Linguistics

  • Founded
    2011
  • Seminar Number
    739

The seminar series continues the line of research established by Professor of Linguistics William Diver. The aim in this approach, as contrasted with formal linguistics, is to account for observed language use, with authentic text as the main source of data. For grammar, this typically entails hypotheses about linguistic signals and their meanings; for phonology, hypotheses about the relevant phonetic characteristics of phonological units. The roles of communication and a human factor are explicitly acknowledged as supporting the explanations offered. The series was begun in 1968 by Diver for the benefit of graduate students working on doctoral theses under his guidance. Since his death in 1995, the series has continued under the auspices of the Columbia School Linguistic Society, with participants presenting analyses or work in progress. Occasionally, it hosts by invitation presenters doing compatible work outside the Columbia School tradition. Work coming out of the seminar has led to numerous conference presentations and publications.


Co-Chairs
Professor Radmila Gorup
rjg26@columbia.edu

Professor Wallis Reid
wallis.reid@gse.rutgers.edu

Rapporteur
Vishnu Narasimhan
vn2241@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/02/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
9:45 AM

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09/16/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
9:45 AM
Signaled Meaning in Adjective-Noun Word Order in English
Kelli Hesseltine, English Teacher, High School for Math, Science and Engineering




09/30/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
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10/21/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
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11/04/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
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11/11/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
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12/02/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
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12/16/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
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01/27/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
9:45 AM

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02/10/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
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02/24/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
9:45 AM

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03/10/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
9:45 AM

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03/24/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
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04/07/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
9:45 AM

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04/21/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
2:00 PM
Linguistic problems in the judicial system in Denmark
Paulina Bala, University of Copenhagen
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05/19/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
9:45 AM
Position of participants around the finite verb in Spanish // The choice between I gave him a rose and I gave a rose to him
Eduardo Ho-Fernández, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Lauren Spradlin, The Graduate Center, CUNY



06/02/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
9:45 AM

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