Important UVic Calendar Dates
The Department of Linguistics hosts regularly scheduled colloquia and special events each year. In addition to these events, the University of Victoria's visiting scholar programs allow us to bring renowned scholars to Victoria for a week or a term to deliver a series of lectures and participate in the life of the University.
The Department has also hosted various workshops and conferences over the years, including the Salish Morphosyntax Workshop, the International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages, and the TEAL Conference.
CAAL Conference coming to UVic June 3rd - 5th!
The Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics will hold its 2013 ACLA / CAAL Conference during the 2013 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, hosted by UVic this year. Additional information is available here: http://aclacaal2013.webs.com/
CLA Conference Coming To UVIC June 3rd!
The Canadian Linguistic Association will hold its 2013 conference as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, from Saturday June 1 to Monday June 3, 2013. More information is available on the CLA website here: http://homes.chass.utoronto.ca/~cla-acl/prog2013.html.
Lansdowne Scholar Dr. Alister Cumming is here March 27-28, 2013
Head of the Centre for Educational Research on Languages and Literacies, OISE/University of Toronto, Professor Alister Cumming, an internationally renowned scholar and researcher and a highly sought-after speaker at major scholarly gatherings, has written extensively on second-language education, language assessment, literacy, and international education policy. Professor Cumming will share his expert knowledge and research in learning, teaching, and assessing writing in English as an additional language, evaluation of programs and curricula for second-language education, and development of assessment instruments and procedures in academic, professional, and settlement contexts.
Three presentations will be offered:
Using the Mother Tongue Strategically,
Expressing Acquired Knowledge, and
Establishing an Intercultural Identity
Wednesday, 27 March, 7:30 p.m.
Social Sciences and Mathematics Building, Room A104
Adolescent Literacies in a
Multicultural Context: A Case Study
of After-School Tutoring in Toronto
Thursday 28 March, 11:30 a.m.
Strong Building, Room C108
Linking Assessment to Curricula,
Teaching, and Learning in
Thursday, 28 March, 7:30 p.m.
Strong Building, Room C116
Colloquium Series 2012-2013
Click here for schedule and additional details as they become available.
Applied Linguistics seminar dates for the spring 2013 term available here.