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The Queen Mary Lectures on Nominal Structure | Tuesdays 2-4pm

The Queen Mary Lectures on Nominal Structure

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This term, we will be holding, at QMUL, a series of lectures on the structure of nominals, showcasing, primarily, the work of our very own (award winning) local academic staff.


Time: Tuesday 14:00-16:00

Place: Bancroft 1:02.5.


Schedule (as of 2/2/15, still subject to modification) 


13/1: Borer, Introductory Comments Adger, Lecture 1

20/1: Readings and discussion (Szabolcsi 1992 Kayne 2002, Cinque 2006)

27/1: Adger, Lecture 2

3/2: Readings (Kayne 2002) Borer, Lecture 1

10/2:Reading and discussion (1 hr) Borer, Lecture 2 (Doetjes 2012 plus TBA)

17/2: Comments and discussion (Adger, Borer) (1hr) TBA


3/3: Elbourne, Lecture 1 (plus reading to be assigned)

10/3: Elbourne, Lecture 2 (plus reading to be assigned)

17/3: Marti, Lecture 1

24/3: Harbour, Lecture 1

31/3: TBA


All welcome and RSVPs appreciated (for space reasons)

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