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Linguistics Seminar

The Linguistics Research Seminar as well as the Mycenaean Seminars will take place on Wednesdays between 4:30 and 6pm in room 1.11.

Indo-European Seminar

All meetings will begin at 4.30pm in Room 1.11 of the Faculty of Classics. Tea will be available from 4.15pm, and the meeting will adjourn to a local hostelry at 6pm.

Wednesday 11 October

Dr Filip de Decker (University of Gent)
The Augment in Epic Greek: Homer, Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns and the Epic Fragments

Wednesday 25 October

Dr Alessandro Vatri (University of Oxford) Prose Feet and Rhythm Perception in Classical Greek

Wednesday 1 November

Dr Ben Cartlidge (University of Oxford)
Meter, phonological change, and Menander's diphthongs

Wednesday 22 November

Dr Barbara McGillivray (University of Cambridge) Computational approaches to the analysis of Latin verbs' argument structure


Mycenaean Seminar

Meetings at 4.30pm in Room 1. Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Ave. Tea will be served from 4.15pm.

 8 November

 Dr Lisa Bendall (Keble College, Oxford)

Title TBC

29 November

Dr José Miguel Jiménez Delgado (Universidad de Sevilla)

“Nominative case and brachylogic syntax in Mycenaean texts” 


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