Published: Dec. 1, 2014

CU Linguistics Professor Zygmunt Frajzyngier, invited as International Chair, gave a series of lectures in Paris funded by the group Labex EFL, Empirical Foundations of Linguistics, at Sorbonne Paris Cite, a higher education and research consortium established in 2010 that brings together four Parisian universities and four higher education and research institutes. The series was entitled: 'Prerequisites for the Typology of Functional Categories' and consisted of four lectures: Theoretical Foundations; A Methodology for the Discovery of Grammaticalized Meaning; Consequences of Grammaticalized Meaning for the Forms of Utterances; and A Demonstration of Non-aprioristic Typology with Respect to the Structure of the Clause. The four lectures can be viewed at