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Linguistics Colloquium Series

Come listen to invited speakers talk about their linguistics research.

 

Spring

 

 

 2017

January

2017

9

Monday

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Walsh Conference Room / Barnwell College

Language, Space, and Brain

Amit Almor, University of South Carolina

February

2017

17

Friday

12:00 - 1:30 pm

Maxcy Classroom

Informal discussion on Mayan-Spanish contact (pizza lunch provided)

Jim Michnowicz, North Carolina State University

February

2017

17

Friday

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Gambrell 152

Spanish in the Southeast: What a variable swarm can tell us about the initial stages of language contact

Jim Michnowicz, North Carolina State University

March

2017

17

Friday

4:15 - 5:15 pm

Gambrell 129

Professional Development Workshop: Attending Conferences

Discussion led by Elaine Chun, Amanda Dalola, Qiandi Liu, Nina Moreno, Mila Tasseva

March

2017

24

Friday

3:30 - 6:30 pm

Humantities Classroom 202

Student Research Symposium (SRS)

GSLING Presentations

March

2017

31

Friday

2:15 - 3:30 pm

Humantities Classroom 201

Linguistics in Industry: Finding your dream job as a linguist

Laura Walsh Dickey, Google Program Manager

April

2017

14

Friday

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Gambrell 124

Professional Development Workshop: Publishing Articles

Discussion led by Anne Bezuidenhout, Jennifer Reynolds, Stan Dubinsky, Eric Holt, Amit Almor

Fall

 

 

 2016

September

2016

9

Friday

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Gambrell Hall Room 151

Learning about Abstract Predicates via Sentence-Level and Environmental Cues

Misha Becker, University of North Carolina

October 

2016

28

Friday

3:30 - 6:30 pm

Humanities Classroom Building 201

Student Research Symposium (SRS)

GSLING Presentations

November

2016 

4

Friday

5:30 - 7:30 pm

McKissick Museum

Intimate Grammars: A Diné (Navajo) Poetry Panel

Anthony Webster, University of Texas at Austin, Laura Tohe, Arizona State U., Rex Lee Jim

November

2016

18

Friday

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Preston College seminar room/library

Does This Vehicle Belong to You? Using computational pragmatics to study the speech and language police officers use during routine traffic stops of Black and White community members

Dan Jurafsky, Stanford University

November

2016

18

Friday

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Hollings Library Program Room

The Language of Food

Dan Jurafsky, Stanford University

Spring

 

 

2016

January

2016

14

Thursday

2:50 pm

Classroom, International House at Maxcy College

An overview of Spanish in the USA

Janet Fuller, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

January

2016 

15

Friday

3:30 pm

Gambrell 151 

Minority Languages in the Linguistic Landscapes of Chicago and Berlin

Janet Fuller, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

January

2016 

20

Wednesday 

3:45 - 4:45 pm

Hamilton 143

Working Memory in Second Langage Writing: Insights from the Study of Planning

Mark Johnson, East Carolina University

January

2016  

26

Tuesday 

4:15 - 5:15 pm

Petigru 217 

Measuring Syntactic Development in L2 Writing: A Usage-Based Perspective

Kristopher Kyle, Georgia State University

January

2016  

28

Thursday 

4:15 - 5:15 pm

Petigru 217  

Effectiveness of Coded Feedback in the Development of Linguistic Accuracy in L2 Writing: Impacts of Error Types and Learner Attitudes

Quandi Liu, Northern Arizona University

February

2016 

24

Wednesday

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Gambrell Hall 006

Open Questions and Epistemic Necessity

Brett Sherman, University of Rochester

March

2016

19

Saturday

Gambrell Hall Room 153

14th Annual South Carolina Anthropology Student Conference

[Event Flyer] [SCASC 2016 Information] [SCASC 2016 Program]

March

2016

25

Friday

3:00 pm

Gambrell Hall 412

What’s your Status? Facebook, Morality, and the Self among Tongan Youth [Event Flyer]

Mary Good, Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University

Fall

 

 

2015

September

2015

9

Friday

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Gambrell Hall Room 151

A Look at Judeo-Spanish: Insights from an Endangered Language into Sound Change and Language Contact

Travis G. Bradley, University of California, Davis

September

2015

22

Tuesday

3:30 - 4:45 pm

IBM (Institute for Mind and Brain)

Prediction during real-time language comprehension: Consequences and extensions (tentative)

Matt Husband, University of Oxford

September

2015

25

Friday

3:30 pm

Gambrell 152 

The Old is New Again: Linguistic Change among Appalachian English Speakers

Becky Childs, Coastal Carolina University

October

2015 

15

Thursday

4:30 pm

Williams Brice (Nursing) 125

Malumalele Burning: Language Rights in South African Court Rooms

Russell H Kaschula, Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa)

October

2015 

16

Friday 

3:30 pm

Gambrell 152 

Tower of Babel: Challenges of Multilingualism in South African Education

Russell H Kaschula, Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa)

November

2015 

5

Thursday 

4:00 pm

Gambrell 431

Motherless Tongues, or The Aporia of Translation

Vicente Rafael, University of Washington

November

2015

6

Friday

3:30 pm

Gambrell 153

Screening and discussion of his film "The E-word" (http://ewordfilm.com/)

Jonathan Gayles, Georgia State University

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For previous colloquium talks, please visit our Colloquium Archives.