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Access information relevant to Noam Chomsky's recent visit to the University of Arizona, provided by Arizona Public Media
- A basic introduction to Chomsky's linguistics a panel discussion featuring Simin Karimi, Tom Bever, Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, Mike Hammond, Andy Barss and Al Bergesen, University of Arizona, February 2, 2012.
Lectures from Fall 2012
- Incorporation and the Syntax of Argument Structure David Basilico, University of Alabama at Birmingham, September 14, 2012.
Lectures from Spring 2012
- 'I' Before 'E' in Semantics Paul Pietroski, University of Maryland College Park, March 23, 2012.
- Steps towards the physics of language Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini and David Medeiros, University of Arizona, February 10, 2012.
- Twin reflexives Byron Ahn, University California, Los Angeles, January 20, 2012.
Lectures from Fall 2011
- The diachrony of pronouns and demonstratives: Feature economy meets Old Norse Elly van Gelderen, Arizona State University, November 18, 2011.
- A Movement Theory of Pronominal Binding. Norbert Hornstein, University of Maryland, October 21, 2011.
- Spell-out, movement, and the copy theory. Terje Lohndal, University of Maryland, October 14, 2011.
- Regularity as a continuum: Why irregular doesn't have to be the opposite of regular. Rob Mailhammer, Arizona State University, October 7, 2011.
- Brain Optimization and Biological Satisficing. Chris Cherniak, University of Maryland, September 28, 2011.
- Leibniz's Problem, Frege's Puzzle. Robert May, University of California, Davis, September 23, 2011.
- On the Generative Capacity of Languages: Human and Non-human Sandiway Fong, UA, August 26, 2011.
Lectures from Spring 2011
- Generalized Contiguity Norvin Richards, MIT. WCCFL29 First Plenary Address, April 22, 2011.
- Some Effects of Dialect Variation on Lexical Processing Cynthia Clopper, Ohio State University. April 8, 2011.
- Tracking Tip-of-the-Tongue States in a Multilingual Speaker: Evidence of Attrition or Instability in Lexical Systems? Peter Ecke, University of Arizona. February 25, 2011.
Lectures from Fall 2010
- Roots and patterns in Maltese spoken word recognition Adam Ussishkin, University of Arizona. October 15, 2010, Arizona Linguistics Circle 4.
Lectures from Spring 2010
- The use of common ground information in real-time comprehension and production Daphna Heller, University of Toronto. February 19, 2010
- Categories and processes in phonological acquisition and adult speech perception Sharon Peperkamp University of Paris 8. February 26, 2010
Lectures from Spring 2009
- What temporal orientation tells us about conditional modality Bridget Copley, SPL (CNRS/Université Paris 8). January 23, 2009
- Bi-directional talker-listener adaptation in speech communication Ann Bradlow, Northwestern University. April 17, 2009
- Why it is difficult for robots to learn word meanings? Paul Cohen, University of Arizona. April 24, 2009
Lectures from Fall 2008
- Inflectional Verb Forms in Maltese Raymond Fabri, Institute of Linguistics, University of Malta. August 29, 2008
- An Acoustic Analysis of Yaqui Stress Larry Hagberg, Summer Institute of Linguistics, Friends of Uto-Aztecan Conference. October 3, 2008
- Pronoun 2nd Position in Comanche as an Archaic Survival Todd McDaniels, Comanche Nation College, Friends of Uto-Aztecan Conference. October 4, 2008
- Some Proto-Uto-Aztecan *t>c, in time for *c>s Brian Stubbs, College of Eastern Utah-San Juan Campus, Friends of Uto-Aztecan Conference. October 4, 2008
- The Contribution of Abstract Linguistically-Motivated Learning Biases to Statistical Learning of Lexical Categories Erwin Chan, University of Arizona. November 7, 2008
Lectures from Spring 2008
- Automodular Grammar - 1. Jerry Sadock, University of Chicago, January 18, 2008.
- Automodular Grammar - 2. Jerry Sadock, University of Chicago, January 25, 2008.
- Automodular Grammar - 3 - The Passive. Jerry Sadock, University of Chicago, February 1, 2008.
- On Linearization Matters. Juan Uriagereka, University of Maryland, February 22, 2008.
- Towards a Description of the Syntactic Satiation Effect. Jerid Francom, University of Arizona, March 7, 2008.
- Scottish Gaelic Text-to-Speech Synthesis. Jeff Berry, University of Arizona, March 7, 2008.
- Top-down and Bottom-up Influences on English s-Retraction. Adam Baker, University of Arizona, March 7, 2008.
- P-stranding and Repair: Why is Indonesian (Not) So Special? Yosuke Sato, University of Arizona, March 7, 2008.
- Relating phonetic categorization to spoken language perception: Sometimes a [ga] is only a [ga] Andrew Lotto, University of Arizona, March 14, 2008.
- A Neurolinguistics Tutorial - Two Interesting Hypotheses: How Broca`s Aphasia and Syntactic Theory Met Massimo Piattelli-Palmerini, University of Arizona, March 28, 2008.
- Programs and Proposals in Codeswitching Research: Unconstraining Theories of Bilingual Language Mixing Jeff MacSwan, Arizona State University, April 11, 2008.
- The Linguistic and Behavioral Reality of Event Structure Erin O`Bryan, University of Arizona, April 18, 2008.
- Is it any way might you could tell me how come am I not a English speaker? Subject-auxiliary Inversion and Introspective Methodologies in Linguistics and Anthropology Rusty Barrett, University of Kentucky. Arizona Linguistics and Anthropology Symposium Plenary Address, May 9, 2008
- Modeling in Historical Linguistics: Trisecting Computational Methods, Speech Communities, and Language Change Claire Bowern, Rice University. Arizona Linguistics and Anthropology Symposium Plenary Address, May 10, 2008
- Magnitude Estimation for Linguistic Acceptability Dora Alexopoulou, Marie Curie Fellow, CNRS Lab Savoirs, Textes, Langage, Lille 3. May 15, 2008
- Truly Intrusive: Resumption in Relative Clauses Dora Alexopoulou, Marie Curie Fellow, CNRS Lab Savoirs, Textes, Langage, Lille 3. May 16, 2008
Lectures from Fall 2007
- On the Difference Between 'Showing' and 'Exhibiting': Morphosyntax, Morphophonology and English Double Objects. Heidi Harley, University of Arizona, October 19, 2007.
- Benjamin Lyman and his Law. Timothy J. Vance, University of Arizona, November 2, 2007
- Issues in Database Construction: A Research Experience for Undergraduates. Susan Penfield, University of Arizona, Benjamin Tucker, University of Alberta, Keisha Josephs, Stephanie Cunningham, Anya Muller, Kenna Smith and Brandon Owens, University of Arizona, November 9, 2007.
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