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The coming weekends will witness two awesome Saturday events. First up, on Saturday, December 3 (370 Dwinelle), the SLUgS Symposium:
- 10:00-10:20: Reception
- 10:20-10:30: Announcements
- 10:30-11:00: Emma Wilcox, "'Zombirovat': A corpus study of modern biaspectual verbs in the Russian language"
- 11:00-11:30: Clayton Young, "Sugar, Spice, and Everything Tomato: Speaker reliability shapes online lexical anticipation"
- 11:30-12:30 Prof. Larry Hyman, "In defense of phonology"
- 12:30-1:30: Lunch
- 1:30-2:00: Akshay Aitha, "Case and Agreement in Telugu"
- 2:00-2:30: Libby Perfitt "The Effects of Singing in Speech in Geriatric Voice"
- 2:30-3:00: Rebecca Horton, "Differential Effects of Visual and Verbal Working Memory Load on Sentence Processing"
- 3:00-3:15: Break
- 3:15-3:45: Michael Dohn "Path and Aspect Representations in Matsigenka"
- 3:45-4:15: Beth Martyn, "The Production and Perception of a Lesbian Speech Style"
And then, a celebration of the career and work of George Lakoff on the occasion of his recent retirement:
- Saturday, December 10, 2-6 pm, in 370 Dwinelle, with talks and a reception
- Speakers will include Adele Goldberg, Mark Johnson, Haj Ross, and more!
- Monday, November 28
- Tuesday, November 29
- Wednesday, November 30
- 5–6: SLUgS Potluck—bring any dish or dessert on the last meeting of the semester (Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students, 1229 Dwinelle)
- Thursday, December 1
- 12:30–2: GoOD InTEnSIOnS (Semantics reading group, 1303 Dwinelle)
- 12:30–2: Discussion of Kirby & Sonderegger 2015, "Bias and population structure in the actuation of sound change" (*dhworom, 1229 Dwinelle)
- Friday, December 2
- Saturday, December 3: SLUgS Symposium (see above)!