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Hong Kong Dialects

Dr Cathryn Donohue has been working with local communities in her Fieldtrip courses. The degree of language loss in these […]

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Linguistics for impact Talking Brains the Exhibition
- Prof Umberto Ansaldo

Tue 28 Feb 2017, 4:00 pm
Drake Gallery, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

In this talk I offer a virtual preview of the exhibition Talking Brains, set to open to the public in […]

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Englishes, English Creoles and their Negative Indefinites
- Professor Johan van der Auwera, Department of Linguistics, University of Antwerp

Thu 30 Nov 2017, 4:30 pm
Room 7.45, Run Run Shaw Tower Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

The talk reports on a typological study of negative indefinites, i.e., the counterparts to standard English nobody and nothing, in […]

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