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ARC Romance Linguistics Seminars: Lent 2018

The ARC (Anglia Ruskin-Cambridge) Romance Linguistics seminars, co-organised by Gigi Andriani, Adam Ledgeway, Norma Schifano and Michelle Sheehan, will be resuming at the start of Lent 2018.

Everybody is welcome. If you wish to be added to our mailing list, please contact Norma Schifano (ns513@cam.ac.uk). Updated information can also be found on: https://arcrls.wordpress.com.


Thursday 18 January

  • Speaker: Mirella De Sisto (Meertens Instituut, Amsterdam)
  • Title: Prosody conditioning poetic tradition. The case of Renaissance meter
  • Time: 2-3pm
  • Venue: Cambridge University, 146 RFB

Thursday 25 January

  • Speaker: Maria Garraffa (Heriot- Watt University, Edinburgh)
  • Title: Bilingualism and minority languages: integrating context of use with linguistic variables. A study on Sardinian/Italian speaker's grammatical abilities
  • Time: 2-3pm
  • Venue: Cambridge University, 146 RFB

Thursday 1 February

  • Speaker: Lucia Tamponi (University of Pisa)
  • Title: Linguistic variation in Roman Sardinia: building a corpus
  • Time: 2-3pm
  • Venue: Cambridge University, 146 RFB

Thursday 8 February

  • Speaker: Ángel Gallego (Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona)
  • Title (talk 1): An on line atlas for Spanish syntactic variation (joint work with Irene Fernández-Serrano)
  • Title (talk 2): Teaching language in Secondary Education. Showing students that there are things to discover, questions to ask
  • Times: 2-3pm (talk 1) and 3-4pm (talk 2)
  • Venue: Cambridge University, Lecture Block 5 (both talks)

Thursday 15 February

  • Speaker: Kate Bellamy (University of Leiden)
  • Title: Resistance is futile: changes to lexical borrowing patterns in Purepecha (Mexico)
  • Time: 2-3pm
  • Venue: Cambridge University, 146 RFB

Thursday 22 February

  • Speaker: Vincenzo Di Caro (Ca' Foscary University of Venice)
  • Title: The Verbal Pseudo-Coordination in the dialects of Sicily: parameters of micro-variation
  • Time: 2-3pm
  • Venue: Cambridge University, 146 RFB

Thursday 1 March

  • Speakers: Txuss Martín and Cristina Real-Puigdollers (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
  • Title: The adposition-case case
  • Time: 2-3pm
  • Venue: Cambridge University, 146 RFB

Thursday 8 March

  • Speaker: Francesco Ciconte (University of Naples "Federico II" / University of Puerto Rico / Utrecht University)
  • Title: The V2 syntax of old Italo-Romance: subject and object
  • Time: 2-3pm
  • Venue: Cambridge University, 146 RFB