Seminars and Colloquia

Linguistics Circle Colloquium Series

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to present this reading series. They are held during the Fall and Spring terms on Thursdays, 11:30 am-1:00 pm (unless otherwise specified). All students, faculty and the public are very welcome to expect. If you wish to be added to the email list for announcements of our colloquia and / or seminars, please contact the .

Upcoming colloquiums-

  • * LANSDOWNE - Thursday, September 13, 2018,  in A205 CLE: Professor Thomas Farrelll (Brock University) 'Exploring the Relationship between Reflective Practice and Research / ers'  * Please see additional readings
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018 in CLE A205:  Jochen Trommer (University of Leipzig, Linguistics) 'The Subsegmental Structure of German Plural Allomorphy'
  • Thursday, October 1, 2018 in CLE D134 (special time: 2: 00-3: 20 pm):  Timothy Montler (University of North Texas, Linguistics) 'Making the Klallam and Saanich Dictionaries'
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018 in CLE D126:  Márton Sóskuthy (UBC, Linguistics) 'Phonetic and cognitive pressures in the emergence of sound change: the case of /u/-fronting'
  • Thursday, October 25, 2018 in CLE D126:  Kari Chew ([Post-doctoral Fellow,  NEȾOLṈEW̱ Research Project, Indigenous Education, UVIC) 'Weaving words: Language planning and reclamation guided by a culturally-significant metaphor'
  • Thursday, November 8, 2018 in CLE D126:  Tim Anderson (UVIC, Curriculum and Instruction) 'L2 Academic Discourse Socialization in Canadian Universities'
  • *NOTE* - Monday, December 3, 2018 in CLE D126: Professor Peter Trudgill (Universität Freiburg) 'Dialect contact and its outcomes: the Hellenistic koiné and its successors in the mediaeval and modern world'
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019 in CLE A211: Cancelled
  • Thursday, January 31, 2019 in CLE A211:  Veronika Makarova (University of Saskatchewan, Linguistics) 'Some linguistic features of Doukhobor Russian (Doukhoborese)'
  • Thursday, February 14, 2019 in CLE A211:  Henny Yeung (Simon Fraser University, Linguistics) 'Does learning a language change the way you listen? How prosodic learning shapes basic auditory perception'
  • Thursday, March 7, 2019 in CLE A211:  Trish Rosborough (UVIC, Indigenous Education)
  • *NOTE* - Monday, March 18, 2019 in CLE A314:  Stefan Dollinger (UBC, English) 'UVic LING at the Centre of it All: The Making of Canadian English, 1940-1998'
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019 in CLE A211:  Eric Pederson (University of Oregon, Linguistics) 'Head Gestures: A Comparison of Tamil and English Narratives'
  • *NOTE Special time* - Wednesday, April 17, 2019 in CLE CLE A302, 12:00-1:20 pm: Melvatha R. Chee (University of Alberta, Linguistics)  'Applying a Diné way of knowing to the acquisition of Diné verbs' 
  • *NOTE Special time* - Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in CLE B215, 12:00-1:00 pm: Euiyon Cho & Myung-KwanPark (Dongguk University) ' Experimental L2 semantics/pragmatics of scalar implicature: An ERP study'

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 , in CLE A308 , 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 2019 Seminar Series. Please contact the .

The schedule for the 2019 Applied Linguistics Seminar Series is as follows:

  • January 8 - Introduction - first day of class
  • January 15 - Monty Bridgeman (Global Village) Building Your Toolkit: Back-pocket Activities for Recycling Vocabulary and Giving Corrective Feedback
  • January 22 - Qian Xiaojuan (University of Victoria) Teaching Chinese as an additional language
  • January 29 - Mice Albano (Camosun College) Contemplative practices
  • February 5 - Hossein Hanbari (Sunny Education) The Lesson Plan
  • February 12 - Gerry Luton (English Language Centre) Reviewing and Reinforcing Vocabulary 
  • February 19 - Reading Break - no seminar
  • February 26 - Cameron Culham (English Language Centre) Drama and Music in Second Language Learning
  • March 5 - Beverley Robson (Camosun College) Classroom Management
  • March 12 & 19  - LING 476 Student presentations