The McGill Ergativity Lab holds weekly meetings on Tuesdays from 11-12 to discuss current research in ergativity. Please drop by any week! We’re in room 002 of the McGill linguistics building unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming meetings:

Tuesday, May 10 Noon Year-end lunch! Meet by the front doors at noon and we’ll decide where to go.

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Previous meetings include:

Tuesday, May 3, 2016: Lisa Travis discussing Mark Baker 2014
Tuesday, April 26, 2016: Jessica Coon: Case discrimination in caseless languages

Tuesday, April 19, 2016: Meaghan Fowlie: Ergativity questionnaire update 2

Tuesday, April 12, 2016: Reading Henry Davis (Draft)

Tuesday, April 5, 2016: Martha Schwarz: Nepali

Tuesday, March 29, 2016: Meaghan Fowlie: Ergativity questionnaire update 1

Tuesday, March 22, 2016: Henrison Hsieh: Possessor Dominance and Ergativity in Tagalog

Tuesday, March 15, 2016: Reading Henderson & Coon (in prep): Adverbs and variability in Kaqchikel Agent Focus: A response to Erlewine

Tuesday, March 8, 2016: Colin Brown: Syntactic ergativity in Gitksan

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016: Reading Amy Rose Deal (2016) Syntactic ergativity: analysis and identification
Optional supplement: Polinsky (in press): Syntactic Ergativity

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016: Martha Schwarz: Split ergativity in Nepali

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016: Reading Baker & Bobeljik (2015) On Inherent and Dependent Theories of Ergative Case

April 8, 2015: Safieh Moghaddam (University of Toronto)

April 1, 2015: Michelle Sheehan (University of Cambridge) at Ling Tea

March 25, 2015: Kevin Tuite (Université de Montréal)

March 18, 2015: Shobhana Chelliah (University of North Texas)

March 11, 2015: Bronwyn Bjorkman (University of Toronto)