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Talks

Weekly Colloquium Series, Spring 2015

Archive of past colloquium series

*All talks will be held from 3pm in 1501 Wesley W. Posvar Hall for the remainder of the semester.

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Friday, January 9
Hector Ramirez-Cruz
Comps defense: SPANISH UNACCUSATIVE CONSTRUCTIONS WITH SE AND SYNTACTIC OPTIONALITY IN NATIVE AND NON-NATIVE ORAL NARRATIONS


Friday, January 16
Holman Tse
Comps defense: Variation and Change in Four Contrastive Vowels in Toronto Heritage Cantonese


Friday, January 23
Alan Juffs, Matt Kanwit
CV/Resume Workshop


Friday, January 30
Anke Lüdeling, Wesley W. Posvar Hall 1500
Studying Morphological Productivity in Learner Corpora


Friday, February 6
Lauren Collister
Open Access: What it is, why you should care, and how being Open can build your scholarly profile


Friday, February 13
Zhaohong Wu, Wesley W. Posvar Hall 1501
Comps defense: Concept mediation in translation from L2 to L1: testing a hypothesized L1/L2-to-concept category facilitation effect


Friday, February 20
Edward Lin, Voci Technologies
Speech analytics: Using Linguistic and Non-Linguistic cues in phone calls to provide business intelligence


Friday, February 27
Matt Kanwit
Después de graduarme quiero viajar a Europa: Learner development of lexical futures in Spanish​


Friday, March 6
NO COLLOQUIUM
NO COLLOQUIUM


Friday, March 13
NO COLLOQUIUM
Spring Break


Friday, March 20
Penny Eckert, Stanford University
Variation, the Stylistic Landscape, and Social Change


Friday, March 27
Noriyasu Harada Li
Comps defense: The influence of moraic structure on L2 English syllable-final consonants


Friday, April 3
Katherine Martin
L1 Impacts on L2 Component Reading Skills, Word Skills, and Overall Reading Achievement


Friday, April 10
Seiichi Makino, Princeton University
How and why do we repeat?
- A case study of Japanese -


Friday, April 17
Frankie Johnson
Comps defense: Indirectness in Hip-Hop Wordplay


Friday, April 24
Virginia Teran
Comps defense: Present perfect–preterit variation in Tucuman Spanish: Casual speech and written preference


Archive of past colloquium series