Week of December 3

Reading Period Begins Thursday

The last day of the Fall semester is this Wednesday, December 5.  The Fall reading period begins on Thursday, December 6, and runs through Tuesday, December 11.


Meaning and Modality Lab Meeting

Emma Nguyen (UConn) 

"Why "to be loved" comes later: viewing passive acquisition through the lens of lexical semantic features"

Friday, December 7 | 12:00-1:30pm | 2 Arrow Street, Room 420



GSAS Indo-European and Historical Linguistics Workshop

Alan J. Nussbaum (Cornell University)

"The Genitival Gerundival"

Friday, December 7 | 5pm | Boylston 335


Harvard at SNEWS

Josh Martin and Ian Kirby gave talks at the Southern New England Workshop in Semantics (SNEWS), hosted at UMass Amherst.  

  • Josh Martin "Slightly lower-ish: pragmatic scale shifts in degree modification"
  • Ian Kirby "A sketch of the historical uses of whether, either, and neither"