Tuesday Seminar Series

The Linguistics Department Tuesday Seminar is held in AGSCI 220 at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa from 12:00pm to 1:15PM every Tuesday in both Fall and Spring semesters.

Any topic related to linguistics is welcome. The seminar coordinator is Amy Schafer.  If you are interested in giving a talk or would like further information, please contact the seminar graduate assistant, Gyu-Ho Shin.


Fall 2017 Schedule:

September 5, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Chris Davis (University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa)
Title: Pragmatic competition and evidentiality in Okinawan

September 12, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Alan King
Title: Kotik molmal! Discovering Lenca, a lost language of Central America

September 19. 2017
Speaker: A.L. Blake
Title: Botanical knowledge of the Abui: a field report

Speaker: Peter Schuelke
Title: Roviana fieldwork in the Solomon Islands

September 26, 2017
Speaker: Christian Mortensen
Title: The Lun Bawang Language of Long Semadoh, Lawas, Sarawak

Speaker: Andrew Pick
Title: Classifying the Croisilles languages

October 3, 2017
No seminar

October 10, 2017
Speaker: Leah Pappas
Title: New Caledonia Preliminary Fieldwork

Speaker: Katherine Strong
Title: Serau Tet Kanowit: Language Documentation in Kampung Bedil

Speaker: Thomas Kettig
Title: The social evaluation of TRAP-backing in Montreal

October 17, 2017
Speaker: Chien-Jer Charles Lin
Title: Processing Prenominal Relative Clauses in Mandarin Chinese: Forms and Functions

October 24, 2017
Speaker: Christianne Ono
Title: Preliminary Fieldwork in the Ikema-jima and Nishihara Ikema Miyakoan Communities

Speaker: Bradley Rentz
Title: Pohnpei sohte ehu: Quantitative methods for finding emergent heteroglossic patterns in language attitudes

October 31, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Nayoung Kwon
Title: What makes Korean a discourse-oriented language?: Universal vs. Language-specific processing mechanisms


More information, coming soon!