LINGUIST List 31.2732

Fri Sep 04 2020

Confs: Gen Ling, Lang Acquisition, Ling Theories, Psycholing, Syntax/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 04-Sep-2020
From: Emanuela Sanfelici <>
Subject: Linguistics Flash-Mobs
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Linguistics Flash-Mobs

Date: 10-Sep-2020 - 10-Sep-2020
Location: Padoa, Italy
Contact: Emanuela Sanfelici
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories; Psycholinguistics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

''Linguistics Flash - Mobs'' is a series of video conferences thought to be a way to keep the linguistic community connected during this troublesome period. In each conference, two scholars will face long-standing theoretical issues making use of different frameworks: fun is guaranteed with these ''sword fights”!

The ''Linguistics Flash - Mobs'' video conferences will be streamed on youtube at the following link:

Program Information:

There will two flash-mobs in September.

On September 10 at 6,30 CET, Andrea Moro (Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori, Pavia) and David Poeppel (New York University/MPI Empirische Ästhetik, Frankfurt a.M.) will debate the topic of ''Language in the brain''. Moderator will be Maria Teresa Guasti (Università degli studi di Milano/Bicocca).

On September 24 at 6,30 CET, Ianthi Maria Tsimpli (University of Cambridge) and Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh) will debate the topic ''Second language acquisition''. Moderator will be Elena Pagliarini (Università degli studi di Padova).

Anyone interested in receiving the link to the Zoom-meeting is kindly asked to send an e-mail to:

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