Talks and Colloquia
From the past...
Eric Acton (Stanford University):
"That straight talk": Demonstratives, solidarity, and Sarah Palin, (Co-authored with Christopher Potts), on November 24, 3:30, in SN 2098. Sara Mackenzie: "
Contrast and phonological similarity: evidence from consonant harmony" on November 17, 3:30, in SN 2098. David Crystal: "Language Death: Writing the Obituary of Languages?" on October 20th, 3:30 to 5:00pm in SN 2098.
Will Oxford: "Patterns of contrast in Algonquian vowel systems" on Sept 29 at noon in SN 2064.
September 9, 2011.
Seminar Series: Matthias Hofmann "Mainland Canadian English Phonology in Newfoundland: Linguistic Change reflecting Economic Change?" and Jennifer Thorburn "Testing speaker consistency across sociolinguistic variables". August 15, 2011
"Curling, ghosts and Newfoundland: constraints on null subjects". Memorial Linguistics to host 4th annual Change and Variation in Canada (
CVC) Workshop Phil Branigan to give
brown bag talk on Dec. 1 from 12:00 - 1:00 in the seminar room (SN 3036) Yvan Rose to give talk on
acquisition November 20th at 4:00pm. Location: SN3058 Sylvie Dubois to talk on
Cajun speech features Memorial Linguistics hosts
33rd annual APLA conference. Paul Pigott to talk about
sea ice knowledge in Labrador Inuttut. Gerard Van Herk gives talk in
Shad Valley summer enrichment program July 22, 2009:
Philip Comeau (York University) speaks at MUSL Brown Bag Talk Julie Brittain takes part in
Tibetan Education and Language Symposium MUSL labbies make strong showing at
Change and Variation in Canada. Vit Bubenik gives
keynote address (May 2, 2009) March 30, 2009: Phil Branigan and Doug Wharram "
Distributive semantics in Innu-aimun" Six students from Memorial's linguistics department presented a talk at the annual
Aldrich Student Conference on March 22, 2009. March 23, 2009: Christophe dos Santos "
Relationships between language typology and the acquisition of word-final consonants in French" March 16, 2009: Tyler Kendall "
Performance, consciousness, and salient sociolinguistic variables in Petty Harbour English" March 9, 2009: Sarah Rose, Derek Nurse, John Hewson "
The structure of the verb in the non-Bantu Niger-Congo languages" February 27, 2009: Bridget Henley and Meghan Hollett "
Lexicalization of the Quotative be + like and Non-Traditional Speech Communities" February 16, 2009: Julie Brittain, Carrie Dyck, and Kevin Terry "
Chisasibi Child Language Acquisition Study" January 26, 2009: Gerard Van Herk, Becky Childs, and Matthew Sheppard "
Work that -S! Drag queens, gender, identity, and traditional Newfoundland English" January 14, 2009: Dr. Sylvia Luraghi "
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