Linguistics Talks at Western




March 31, 2011, 3.30pm (UC317)
Ida Toivonen (Carleton University)
Duration and phonological quantity

March 17, 2011, 3.30pm (UC 135)
Olga Kharytonava (University of Western Ontario)
Noun compounds in Turkish

March 15, 2011, 4.30- 6.30pm (UC138a)
Sarah Cloutier (University of Western Ontario)
Predicting Children's Language Abilities

4.30-5.30pm: Lisa Archibald from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders will be leading a discussion of some background material

March 11, 2011, 2.20pm (UC317)
Michol Hoffman (York University)
Attitudes toward national varieties of Spanish in a multilectal context

March 1, 2011 , 4.30-6.30pm (UC138a)
Shelley Taylor (University of Western Ontario)
L2 writing & dual language texts

A relevant link is below:
Isaac, M. J. (2010) How the Cougar Came to be Called the Ghost Cat. Toronto: Roseway/Fernwood Publishing

February 15, 2011, 4.30pm (UC138a)
Michiya Kawai (Huron)
Partial control, theta-roles, and tough-constructions

February 11, 2011, 2.30pm (UC135)
Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
Peaks and trends in linguistic change: The view from Toronto

January 27, 2011, 3.30pm (UC135)
Tania Granadillo (University of Western Ontario)
Reconciliating research ethic board requirements and community concerns

January 27, 2011, 3.30pm (UC135)
Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada (University of Western Ontario)
"Monolingual field research" to field training

Everett, Daniel L. 2001. Monolingual field research. In Linguistic Fieldwork, ed. by Paul Newman and Martha Ratliff, 166-188. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

December 2, 2010, 12.30-13.30 (UC135)
Jennifer Jackson (University of Toronto)
Stop acting like an andevo': Negotiating ideologies and aesthetics of class through syntax and register shifts in political kabary and political cartooning

December 1, 2010, 4.30-5.30pm (UC317)
Farahnaz Faez (University of Western Ontario)
Linguistic identities: reconceptualizing the native/nonnative dichotomy

The reading is :
Moussu, Lucie and Enric Llurda. 2008. Non-native English-speaking English language teachers: History and research. Language Teaching 41:315-348.

November 17, 2010, 3.30-5.30pm (UC317)
Jeff Tennant (University of Western Ontario)
Investigating rhythm in language contact

October 28, 2010 , 12.30pm (UC138a)
Ken McRae (Department of Psychology, UWO)
Event-based Thematic Role Concepts

October 20, 2010, 3.30-5.30 (UC317)
David Heap (University of western Ontario)
Why feature geometries?

For the first hour, we will be discussing a background paper :
Morphological Complexity and Spanish Object Clitic Variation." In C. Wiltshire & J. Camps (eds), Romance Phonology and Variation. Selected papers from the 30th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 55-68.

October, 14, 2010, 12.30 pm (UC135)
Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada (University of Western Ontario)
Negation Strategies in Uyghur (ISO: 639-3: uig)
















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