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This seminar/colloquium series is presented by the Department of Linguistics and the Division of Continuing Studies, University of Victoria.

All sessions are free and open to the public: no pre-registration is required.

Colloquia Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

Dr Nicole Rosen coming on February 27

Dr Nicole Rosen, Canada Research Chair in Language Interactions Department of Linguistics University of Manitoba will give a talk on "The Sounds of Southern Alberta English".

Thursday, February 27, 2014
11:30-12:45, CLE C112

Click here for abstract.

Jennifer Gerwing coming on November 28

Thursday November 28, 2013
11:30-12:45, CLE C112
Linguistics Department Colloquium

We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Gerwing will present a colloquium entitled "Conversational hand gestures: The last refuge of the inarticulate? Or nuanced components of spoken utterances?"

Dr. Gerwing is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, UVIC; Post-doctoral Fellow at Akershus University Hospital (Norway); and a Researcher at Oslo University Hospital (Norway)

Click here for abstract.

Heather Bliss coming on November 21

Thursday November 21, 2013
11:30-12:45, CLE C112
Linguistics Department Colloquium
We are pleased to announce that Heather Bliss from the University of British Columbia will present a colloquium entitled The Blackfoot Configurationality Conspiracy.

Dr. Antonio Gonzalez Poot coming in October

Dr. Antonio Gonzalez Poot Colloquium Postponed to October 31

Thursday October 31, 2013
11:30-12:45, CLE C112
Linguistics Department Colloquium
Dr. Antonio Gonzalez Poot, Professor at the Autonomous University of Campeche, Mexico will present a colloquium entitled The Spanish L2 acquisition of Yucatec ejectives: An OT account. 

October

Sali Tagliamonte (http://individual.utoronto.ca/tagliamonte/) will be here as part of the Distinguished Women Scholars Lecture Series. Her visit is hosted by UVic Linguistics.

Her public lecture is Wednesday, October 2 from 7-8.30 in what used to be SSM A104 (it’s now the Turpin Building). Title: Internet language in the young generation: So sick or so cool?

Her (ling) department colloquium is Thursday, October 3 from 11.30-1 in CLE-C112. Title: Variable dative constructions as probabilistic syntax.

* For further information, please contact Dr. Hossein Nassaji (nassaji@uvic.ca).