Paul Hoffman will give the next MPI colloquium on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 15.45 pm.
The Leiden University Center for Linguistics (LUCL) will organise the ‘Going Romance 2019’ conference series on November 28 – 29, 2019. Going Romance is the European conference that focuses on Romance languages from the perspective of current linguistic theorising. In the quarter of a century of its existence, it has developed into the major European discussion forum for theoretically relevant research on Romance languages.
Focusing on the thematic orientation ‘Youth Language: Multilingualism in a Global Context’ this conference discusses theoretical or empirical issues in written and spoken manifestations of youth language from any part of the world including the attitudes and ideologies related to them.
Dr Calle Börstell, postdoctoral researcher at Radboud University, is the guest speaker at the ACLC seminar on 24 May 2019 from 16:15 – 17:30. He will talk about ‘Grammaticalization of differential object marking (DOM) across sign languages’.
Een klein deel van de bevolking associeert cijfers en letters altijd met bepaalde kleuren. Toch komen dergelijke intuïties onder een veel bredere laag van de bevolking voor, zo blijkt uit onderzoek van de Radboud Universiteit en de universiteit van Edinburgh.
The upcoming Syntax Interface Lecture will take place on Tuesday, May 21st. We will host a talk by Ans van Kemenade (Radboud University, Centre for Language Studies) with the title ‘Discourse particle then in English: clause structure and discourse organisation’.
We are pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Klaske Elving.
Professor Kai von Fintel (MIT) will give a guest lecture at Utrecht University on Tuesday 11 June 2019, 15.15 – 17.00. The title of his lecture is “Exclusives and exceptives as sentential coordinators (or: Only, there’s another *only*)”.
The Universidad de Granada (Spain) is looking for native speakers of Dutch who are learning Spanish to take part in a study on how people learn a foreign language.
Social inequality has a major impact on the chances children have in society. During this symposium, three internationally renowned speakers (prof. Erika Hoff, prof. James Law en dr. Natasha Kirkham) will talk about the influence of social inequality on the cognitive and linguistic development of children.
Two PhD positions (0.9 FTE) are offered at the Graduate School for the Humanities. Deadline for applications is 26 May 2019.
The Linguistics Circle of the Frisian Academy (Fryske Akademy) organizes its annual meeting on 25 October 2019. Abstracts can be submitted until no later than 1 August 2019.
Keynote speakers are Mary Dalrymple (Oxford University) and Martin Haspelmath (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena). The deadline for abstracts is 30 June 2019.
Dr Jody Polleck, associate professor at Hunter College, CUNY, is the guest speaker at this ACLC seminar. She will give a presentation on ‘Utilizing Book Clubs for Social-Emotional and Literacy Development with Linguistically, Culturally, and Neurally Diverse Students’.
The Department of Languages, Literature and Communication of Utrecht University invites applications from lecturers for a part-time appointment in Computational Linguistics/ Natural Language Processing. The application deadline is 17 May 2019.
Iedereen ziet de werkelijkheid door zijn eigen bril. En dat geldt ook voor wetenschappers. Bij taalkundigen werkt zowel de eigen moedertaal als opgedane kennis over andere talen vooroordelen in de hand. Dat laten Marjoleine Sloos (Fryske Akademy) en Lei Wang (Radboud Universiteit, Tongji University) in een recente studie zien.
A full-time PhD position is offered as part of an FWO-funded project at KU Leuven. The application deadline is 7 July 2019.
The National Survey on Research Integrity project needs your help defining the most important detrimental research practices (DRPs) in the Humanities and Arts.
The Language Learning Resource Centre (Leiden University) is organizing a one-day conference (7 June, 2019) on Intercultural Communication. Registration is free but mandatory and ends on 12 May.
Dr Lieke Verheijen has been nominated for the ‘New Scientist Wetenschapstalent 2019’ prize. Votes can be cast until 6 May 2019.
Submit an abstract for the 4th Young Female Researchers in Speech Workshop 2019 by 1 June 2019. The workshop will take place in Graz, Austria on 14 September 2019.
The Digital Humanities (DH) Conference is the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations and attracts participants that apply digital and computational techniques to humanities research and social sciences. The DH2019-conference will take place from July 9 – 12 in TivoliVredenburg.
For a NWO-funded, collaborative replication study involving four Babylabs in the Netherlands, we are looking for a Postdoc Researcher (0.8 Fte, 18 months) who will coordinate the study.
Merel Maslowski and Joe Rodd (MPI Nijmegen) are the guest speaker at this ACLC seminar on Friday 26 April 2019 at 16.15.