The Faculty is delighted to announce that Aditi Lahiri, the Professor of Linguistics, has become the first Oxford academic to be awarded a third prestigious advanced Investigator Grant by the European Research Council (ERC). The grants, worth up to 2.5 million Euros, are among the most prestigious in academia.
Trinity College and the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics are delighted to announce a full studentship, covering fees and maintenance to the level of an AHRC award. The studentship will be available for students undertaking the Master of Studies in Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics during the academic year 2022-23, and will be open to those taking either the Advanced Study or the Research Preparation pathway.
The Faculty is proud to announce that Professor Andreas Willi’s book Origins of the Greek Verb (Cambridge University Press 2018) is one of the winners of this year’s Goodwin Award of Merit of the Society for Classical Studies.
The Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics at the University of Oxford invites expressions of interest from postdoctoral and completing graduate scholars who wish to apply for the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, for entry in 2021.
The Simon, Arpi & Marie Simonian Prize for Excellence in Leadership is an annual prize open to both undergraduates and postgraduates at St Edmund Hall. The prize is awarded to an individual who has shown significant leadership qualities during their time at the Hall in any area, e.g., sport, charity work, or potential future academic leadership, to name a few. This year’s prize is awarded to a postgraduate student in Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, Miss Petra Stanković, for her commitment to teaching.
“Being red vs blushing: The morphosyntax of permanent and transient properties”
There is preliminary evidence that predicates expressing permanent properties, like “being intelligent”, and those expressing transient properties, like “being sad”, are systematically associated with non-trivially different
morphological and syntactic expressions in the languages of the world. The aims of the project are 1) to
establish this result—the outcome of a short pilot project conducted in 2019—more solidly, 2) to provide a