about

The Circle is a weekly forum dedicated to discussion of the descriptive, experimental, and theoretical study of syntax and semantics, featuring presentations of ongoing research by members of the Berkeley Linguistics Department and other departments, as well as discussion of previously published works.

when

Fridays, 3:00-4:30pm

where

1303 Dwinelle Hall

coordinator

Emily Clem

Tessa Scott

 

University of California, Berkeley
Department of Linguistics



NEXT MEETING:

24 august
Sinn und Bedeutung 23 practice talks
Talk 1 (3:10-3:55): Agnes Bi (MIT) & Peter Jenks (UC Berkeley)
Pronouns, radical pro-drop, and ellipsis in Mandarin
Talk 2 (3:55-4:40): Amy Rose Deal (UC Berkeley) & Vera Hohaus (Tübingen)
Vague predicates, crisp judgments


UPCOMING MEETINGS:

31 august
Sinn und Bedeutung 23 practice talks
Talk 1 (3:10-3:55): Virginia Dawson & Amy Rose Deal (UC Berkeley)
Third readings by semantic scope lowering: Prolepsis in Tiwa
Talk 2 (3:55-4:40): Rachel Rudolph (UC Berkeley)
A closer look at the perceptual source in copy raising constructions

7 september
No meeting (SuB)

14 september
Round Robin

21 september
Sabrina Grimberg (Stanford)

28 september
NELS 49 practice talks

5 october
No meeting (NELS)

12 october
Special time: 3:30-5:00pm
Jorge Hankamer (UC Santa Cruz) & Line Mikkelsen (UC Berkeley)
CP complements to D

19 october
TBA

22 october
Special day (Monday) and time (TBA)
Ashwini Deo (The Ohio State University)

2 november
TBA

9 november
TBA

16 november
TBA

23 november
No meeting (Thanksgiving)

30 november
TBA

7 december
No meeting (RRR week)

14 december
No meeting (Finals week)