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Karsten Steinhauer
(McGill University)
Factors modulating ERP signatures of L2 acquisition and L1 attrition
– Monday, April 11, 4:00 pm, TSH 201

David Poeppel
(Max Planck Institute and New York University)
Speech is special and language is structured
– Wednesday, March 23, 3:30pm, TSH 203

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The department hosted this spring the first Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton workshop in syntax. We are glad to announce that the proceedings from the workshop were published by the McGill Working Papers in Linguistics and can be found here.

Dr. John Colarusso, professor of Linguistics and Anthropology at McMaster has recently been named as the key player in deciphering some mysterious inscriptions on ancient Greek vases. Traditionally Classicists assumed that those inscriptions, in Greek letters, were only gibberish