Upcoming Events in the Linguistics Department

  • 10/27/2017
    Zurich/The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University
    Mass/count and grammatical gender in Romance
    Friday, October 27, 2017, 3:30 pm
    SAC 305
    Cross-linguistically, the count/mass distinction can intersect grammatical gender in different ways: the talk will exemplify this, capitalizing on two case studies from Romance, based on my forthcoming book (Loporcaro 2018). In the first part, I will address the gender systems of Central-Southern Italo-Romance dialects. These have been traditionally analysed as featuring a three-way gender opposition (masculine/feminine/neuter), but are alternatively claimed by many (e.g.
  • 11/10/2017
    Friday, November 10, 2017, 3:30 pm
  • 12/1/2017
    Friday, December 1, 2017, 3:30 pm
    SAC 305