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Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholars 2017-18

Listed below are scholars visiting Cambridge during this academic year. Scholars staying for a longer period of time are also listed in the Research Directory.

If you have a visitor to your department who would like to be listed on this page, please send an email to contact@languagesciences.cam.ac.uk with the visitor's name, home affiliation, Cambridge affiliation, research interests, and dates of their visit.

 

Professor Johan Bolhuis

Home institution: Utrecht University

Cambridge affiliation: Department of Zoology

Contact details: jjb19@cam.ac.uk

Dates of visit:

Research interests: comparative analysis of birdsong learning and human speech and language acquisition; theoretical analysis of the evolution and mechanisms of language; neural mechanisms of language


 

Dr Fei Cao

Home institution: Hangzhou Normal University, China

Cambridge affiliation: Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Contact details: fc453@cam.ac.uk / caofphyllis@163.com

Dates of visit: September 2017 - August 2018

Research interests: non-native Chinese discourse, acquisition of Chinese as a second language


 

Dr Encarnación Hidalgo-Tenorio

Home institution: University of Granada, Spain

Home institution website: www.ugr.es

Cambridge affiliation: Faculty of Education

Contact details: eh586@cam.ac.uk

Dates of visit: 1 October 2017 - 31 December 2017

Research interests: sociolinguistics, pragmatics, discourse analysis

Project whilst in Cambridge: Learner Language, Gender, Modality and Corpus Linguistics

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Professor Adam Kendon

Home institution: retired. Formerly of the University of Pennsylvania

Cambridge affiliation: Biological Anthropology, Department of Archaeology. Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies

Contact details: 01223 560534; adamk@dca.net; ak981@cam.ac.uk

Dates of visit: until September 2018

Research interests: gesture, sign language, evolutionary origins of language

Project whilst in Cambridge: critique of the place of gesture in language origins theories


 

Professor Juhani Klemola

Home institution: University of Tampere, Finland

Cambridge affiliation: Clare Hall (Osk. Huttunen Fellow)

Contact details: jk723@cam.ac.uk

Dates of visit: 1 September 2017 - 31 July 2018

Research interests: English language and linguistics, contact linguistics, dialectology, corpus linguistics


 

Dr Simon Pickl

Home institution: University of Salzburg, Austria

Home institution web page: https://www.uni-salzburg.at/index.php?id=23245

Cambridge affiliation: Department of German and Dutch

Contact details: sp886@cam.ac.uk, 01223 760389

Dates of visit: 1 October 2017 - 30 September 2019

Research interests: German language history, language variation and change, historical sociolinguistics, dialectology and geolinguistics, written language


 

Dr Andreu Sentí

Home institution: University of València, Department of Catalan Philology

Cambridge affiliation: Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Contact details: andreu.senti@uv.es

Dates of visit: 31 October 2017 - 22 December 2017

Research interests: corpus linguistics, historical linguistics, semantic change, semantics, syntax

Project whilst in Cambridge: Modal Verbs in Old Catalan


 

Dr Mary Ann Walter

Home institution: Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus

Cambridge affiliation: Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

Contact details: walter@metu.edu.tr

Dates of visit: September 2017 to January 2018

Research interests: phonetics, phonology, sociolinguistics, language contact, Middle Eastern and Balkan languages

Project whilst in Cambridge: Sound Patterns and Sibling Languages