Factors modulating ERP signatures of L2 acquisition and L1 attrition
– Monday, April 11, 4:00 pm, TSH 201
(Max Planck Institute and New York University)
Speech is special and language is structured
– Wednesday, March 23, 3:30pm, TSH 203
(University of Toronto)
Tense on Nouns: evidence from Mbya Guarani –
Wednesday, February 24, 3:30pm, TSH 203
In a recent interview with CTV News, Drs John Connolly and Mark Tucci discuss a potential new way to assess the cognitive function of severely brain-injured patients.
Two PhD students of the Cognitive Science of Language; Daniel Schmidtke and Bryor Snefjella disected over 3 million tweets to discover that Canadians truly are polite.
Don’t forget to complete the Undergraduate Course Evaluations now open for Fall 2015 at https://evals.mcmaster.ca.
(University of Connecticut)
Experimental syntax and three debates in linguistics
Wednesday, April 1, 3:30pm, TSH 203
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
The world’s largest collection of free data is located right at our fingertips. But what’s to be done when the desired sample size is so vast it could take weeks, months or even years to collect and process via conventional Internet browsing? Enter McMaster assistant professor Victor Kuperman. Throughout the past year, Kuperman and two McMaster PhD candidates have been reading and studying roughly 1.8 million blogs and webpages from 340,000 websites around the globe using a fleet of high-powered computers in Togo Salmon Hall. The sites are personal, commercial and governmental in nature.