Lecture Series

Lecture Series in Linguistics

DLLL Lecture Series in Linguistics 2017-18

Time: 5:15pm
Location: Ross S 562

Fall 2017

Winter Term 2014

LING and AL talks 2013-14 (Ross S 562 unless otherwise noted)

Fall Term 2013

  • Thursday, Sept. 26, 5:15-6:15
    Sali Tagliamonte (Univ. of Toronto)
    "Probabilistic syntax in sociolinguistic corpora: The dative alternation"
    Poster/Abstract (PDF)
  • Thursday, Oct. 24, 5:15-6:15
    Alexei Kochetov (Univ. of Toronto),
    "Tracking and Imaging the Tongue: New insights into language-particular phonetic variability" Poster (PDF)
  • Tuesday, November 12, 5-6
    Robert Kohls (OISE/Univ. of Toronto)
    "Tales from a church basement: Exploring beliefs about writing and a writer's voice among volunteer literacy tutors and their multilingual students" Poster (PDF)
  • Thursday, November 28, 5:15-6:15
    Arsalan Kahnemuyipour (UTM) & Susana Bejar, (University of Toronto)
    "Non-canonical agreement in copular contexts" Poster (PDF)
  • Tuesday, December 3, 5-6
    Clarissa Jordao (Univ. of Parana, Brazil)

Winter Term 2013

  • January 17
    Celeste Rodríguez Louro (University of Western Australia)
    "Quotatives and tense variation in cross-generational Australian English speech"
  • January 24
    Alister Cumming (OISE, University of Toronto)
    "Where do language, literacy, and culture intersect? And what should educational researchers do about it?"
  • February 28
    Ellen Bialystok (York University)
    Title "Reshaping the Mind: The Benefits of Bilingualism"
    Location: Curtis Lecture Hall J.
  • April 1
    Livia Oushiro
    Universidade de São Paulo/New York University
    "Coda (r) in the sociolinguistic landscape of São Paulo"
    Monday, 1 April, 5:00 PM
    Ross South 562
    York University, Keele Campus

Fall Term 2012

  • October 11
    Véronique Lacoste (Universität Freiburg)
    "Language variation, acquisition and usage in creole-speaking communities:
    Jamaican children in school and Haitians in the Canadian diaspora"
  • October 16
    Miriam Meyerhoff (The University of Auckland)
    "Defining "indefinite" in N'kep (Vanuatu)"
  • October 18
    Jordana Garbati (University of Western Ontario)
    "Inclusion of English Language Learners in Core French: Ontario Teachers' Perspectives"
  • November 22
    Nate Charlow (University of Toronto)
    Title: "The meaning of imperatives: a guided tour"
  • November 29
    Rebecca Pardo (University of Pennsylvania)
    Title "How Television Producers Do Things With Words: Multimodal Analysis In and Of
    The Edit Room"

Winter Term 2012

  • Jan 27
    Cécile Vigouroux (Simon Fraser)
    "Why isn't there a South African French variety?" -- special day and time (Friday at 3pm)
  • Feb 9
    Jim Cummins (OISE, University of Toronto)
    "Reflections on the Policy Impact of 40 years of Applied Linguistics Research in Canada"
  • March 1
    Daniela Isac (Concordia U)
    Title "Discourse level polarity items"
    This talk investigates the properties of the discourse, rather than of a single sentence.
  • March 30
    Anne-José Villeneuve (University of Toronto)
    Title "Language contact and bilingualism effects in Vimeu, France: the influence of Picard on French"

Fall Term 2011

Nov 3
Ahrong Lee (DLLL Korean)
Nov 10
Alexandre Duchêne (Université de Fribourg/Universität Freiburg, Switzerland)
"State's instrumentalisation of linguistic diversity: Swiss multilingualism as a national profit?"
Nov 23
Kelly Nedwick (Yale University)
"Metalinguistic Negation from a Developmental Standpoint"
Nov 30
Antonella Valeo (DLLL ESL)

Winter Term 2011

March 24
Wladyslaw Cichocki (University of New Brunswick)
"Retention of traditional phonetic features in Acadian French"
April 7
Khaled Barkaoui (York University)

Fall Term 2010

September 30
Professor Karen Englander (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California)
"Writing Research in a Second Language: Data from Spanish-Speaking Scientists""
October 21
Alejandro Paz (University of Toronto)
"Enregistering Ethnic Difference: Latino Labor Migrants' Bilingual Discourse in Israel"
November 18
Michael Friesner (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Developing the Variationist Study of Ethnicity in Montréal French
November 25
Eva Codó (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Civic society institutions and the state in neoliberalism: An ethnographic sociolinguistic study of legal advice services for migrants in Spain
March 3
Daphnée Simard (Université du Québec à Montréal)
"Metasyntactic Ability Among Heritage Language Children: Looking at Explanatory Variables"
March 17
Gerard van Herk (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
"Work that -S! Drag queens, gender, identity, and traditional Newfoundland English"

Winter Term 2010

January 21
Professor Lindsay Brooks (OISE/University of Toronto)
"Paired Performance in a Test of Oral Proficiency"
February 25
Professor Stephen Levey (University of Ottawa)
March 25
Professor Naomi Nagy (University of Toronto)
"Heritage Language Variation and Change in Toronto: Focus on Faeto"
(co-sponsored with the Centre for Research on Language Contact)

Fall Term 2009

October 1
Professor Robert Hagiwara (University of Manitoba/York University) "Spectrogram Reading for Fun and Profit
October 29
Professor Adam Schembri (University College London) "The British Sign Language Corpus Project: Documenting and Describing Sociolinguistic Variation and Change in BSL"
November 5
Professor Brian Morgan (Glendon College, York University) "Fostering Conceptual Roles for Change: Identity Options for EAP/ESL Teacher Preparation"
November 19
Professor Ping Deters (OISE/University of Toronto & Seneca College) "Identity, Agency, and Second Language Acquisition: The Case of Internationally Educated Professionals in Ontario"