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2015

News 

Assistant Professor Luca Onnis invited as guest speaker for 'Smart Parenting Tips for Pre-Schoolers: Nurturing Multiple Intelligences in your child' workshop on 7 November 2015 at the NTU Alumni Auditorium (Buona Vista)

Two LMS graduates shortlisted for the 2015 Undergraduate Award

LMS undergraduates selected to attend the 6th University Scholars Leadership Symposiym in Hong Kong from 1 - 7 August 2015

2nd Year LMS undergraduate 'wowed' audience with his research presentation at an International Workshop in Beijing


Events 

Date ​Event Name Event Type​

​2015 TGIF Seminar Series

4 December 2015

How many languages do bilinguals have?
By Professor Yaron Matras, The University of Manchester, UK

Seminar

20 November 2015

Reading the same short story in four languages: an eye movement study
By Professor Ronan Reilly, Dept of Computer Science, Maynooth University, Ireland

Seminar

18 November 2015​

'Real boys don't learn languages' - Gender and foreign language learning
By Professor Anne Pauwels, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, SOAS, UK

Seminar

4 November 2015

The T'rung 'Pygmies' of the Myanmar-China-India Border
By Dr Paul Christiaan Klieger, California Academy of Sciences

Seminar

23 September 2015

The 1000 or more languages of ASEAN - secure or threatened?
By Professor Andy Kirkpatrick, Department of Languages and Linguistics, Griffith University, Australia

Seminar

27 August 2015

How multilingual are Singaporeans really? A sociolinguistic analysis of multilingualism amongst university and polytechnic students in Singapore.
By Professor Peter Siemund, University of Hamburg, Germany
By Dr. Jakob Leimgruber, University of Freiburg, Germany
By Laura Terassa, University of Freiburg, Germany

Seminar

13-14 August 2015

2nd Affectedness Workshop 2015 @ NTU
By Asst Prof Frantisek Kratochvil, Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University
By Dr. Joanna Sio, Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University

Workshop

10-14 August 2015

The 22nd International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG)
By Assoc Prof Francis Bond, Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University
By Sanghoun Song, Michael Goodman & Luis Morgado da Costa

Conference

3 -  7 August 2015​

The 11th DELPH-IN Summit

​Conference​

​15 July 2015

Modeling Language and Cognition
By Prof Shimon Edelman, Cornell University, New York

Seminar​

​7 July 2015

Happiness: Evolutionary basis, cognitive mechanisms, social & personal dynamics
By Prof Shimon Edelman, Cornell University, New York

Seminar​

​2 July 2015

Learning a generative probabilistic grammar of experience: A process-level model of language (and birdsong) acquisition
By Prof Shimon Edelman, Cornell University, New York

Seminar

​26 June 2015

 

Convivial Separation : Divergence Under Contact
By Prof Nicholas Evans, Australian National University, Australia

Seminar​

​22 May 2015

 

How emotional are you? A Survey of Emotion Type and Intensity of Chinese Emotion Words 
By Prof Jingxia Lin, Division of Chinese, Nanyang Technological University

The NTU Linguist Chatroom​

20 May 2015​

Verb Agreement in Horpa Languages A Preliminary Survey
By Jackson.T.-S Sun, Research Fellow at the Institute of Linguistics in Academia Sinica, Taiwan

​Seminar​

15 May 2015​

Quantities and Questions: Gestures in the Kagate Corpus
By Dr Lauren Gewne, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University

The NTU Linguist Chatroom​

​30 Apr 2015

Tibetic: Sounds and Script
By Jackson.T.-S Sun, Research Fellow at the Institute of Linguistics in Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Seminar​

24 Apr 2015​

​Feeling Double - A Heart Divided
A study of language and emotion in bilinguals

By Prof Ng Bee Chin, Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University

​The NTU Linguist Chatroom

​17 Apr 2015

Tough Talk: Bad Men and bad language
By Prof Kingsley Bolton,  English Linguistics at Nanyang Technological University

The NTU Linguist Chatroom

​10 Apr 2015

Nominal, pronominal, and verbal number in Balinese*
By Prof Mary Dalrymple, Faculty of Linguistics, Philology & Phonetics, University of Oxford

​Seminar

​9 Apr 2015

The Routes of the World's Representation: Figurative Expressions, Naming Strategies, and Figures of Speech in Papuan and Indo-European Contexts
By Dr Francesco Perono Cacciafoco, Fellow at the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University

By Dr Carlotta Viti, Associate Professor for Greek and Latin Linguistics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland and Visiting Professor in Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University

​Seminar

27 Mar 2015​

Stressed about stress?: Rethinking stress in World Englishes
By Tan Ying Ying, Assistant Professor in Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University

​The NTU Linguist Chatroom

20 Mar 2015​

Interactional Phonetics and the Synchronisation of Audio and Video Recordings
By Dr Jan Gorisch, Laboratoire Parole et Langage, Aix Marseille Universite, France

Seminar​

​18 Mar 2015

​Are Tones Phones? Evidence from Development in Infancy, Cross-language Studies, Auditory and Auditory-Visual Perception, Production, Reading and Spelling
By Prof Denis Burnham, The MARCS Institute, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Seminar​

​12 Mar 2015

What talking to Dogs, Cats, Parrots, Computers, and Lovers tells us about Infant Language Development
By Prof Denis Burnham, The MARCS Institute, University of Western Sydney, Australia

​Public Lecture

​11 Mar 2015

​Introduction to Lexical Functional Grammar
By Prof Mary Dalrymple, Faculty of Linguistics, Philology & Phonetics, University of Oxford

Seminar​

​9 Mar 2015

Towards a Sociolinguistics of Surveillance
By Prof Rodney H. Jones, Department of English, City University of Hong Kong

Seminar​

​7 Mar 2015

​LMS Talk Series

NTU Open House​

6 Feb 2015​

The Uniformitarian Hypothesis and Prehistoric Linguistics
By Prof Peter Trudgill, University of Agder, Norway

​Public Lecture

​6 Feb 2015​

​First Singapore Sentiment Analysis Workshop (SSAW 2015)

Workshop​​

4 Feb 2015​​

On Linguistic Innovations That Arise Comtemporaneously in Distant Locations: Diffusion, Drift, And The (Ir)Relevance of Media Influence
By Prof Peter Trudgill, University of Agder, Norway

​Seminar