Seminars and Colloquia

Linguistics Circle Colloquium Series

The 2022-23 LING colloquium schedule is posted below. 

All students, faculty and the public are very welcome to attend. If you wish to be added to the email list for announcements of our colloquia and / or seminars, please contact the

Daniel Currie Hall

(St Mary's)

Contrast and transparency in three vowel harmony systems

February 24th, 3:30-4:30 pm

Hybrid format: CLE A217 or online

Molly Babel


Familiarity, variation, and the perception-production link

March 24th, 3:30 - 4:30 pm


Stefan Dollinger


How a Dictionary of Canadianisms reveals hegemony in German dialectology: the "horizontal reading" of the uniformitarian hypothesis

March 31st, 3:30-4:30 pm

Hybrid format: CLE A207 or online

Matthew Patience


Establishing the role of articulatory constraints on L2 speech production: Evidence from L1 English learners of Spanish

March 17th, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Hybrid format: CLE A207 or online

Noah Rummel-Lindig


The Development of Tagalog Syllable Reduplication in Canadian Tagalog-English Bilinguals

April 14th, 3:30-4:30 pm


Ashley Farris-Trimble


What you don't know doesn't hurt you: The acquisition of phonological opacity

April 21st, 3:30-4:30 pm



Applied Linguistics Seminar Series

Each spring, the Applied Linguistics Seminar Series offers new insights into language teaching and learning from experienced instructors from around Victoria. These free seminars take place Tuesday evenings from January to April, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, at the University of Victoria. Instructors are encouraged to share their classroom expertise in practical and interactive seminars. Students, language instructors, and the general public are welcome to this unique forum for language teaching in Victoria.

Instructors with a special interest 2021 Seminar Series, please contact the .