Seminars and Colloquia

Linguistics Circle Colloquium Series

The 2023-24 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

Sibo Chen

(St Mary's)

The Discourses of Progressive Extractivism

December 8th, 3:30-4:30 pm

Hybrid format: CLE A207 or Online

Mary O'Brien



Why Pronunciation Matters

January 18th, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Hybrid format: CLE A207 or Online

Pedro Mateo Pedro

(University of Toronto)

Is there linguistic research in language revitalization?

February 16th, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

CLE A317

Amanda Cardoso & Gloria Mellesmoen


The Role of Derived Allophones in Vowel Systems

March 8th, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Hybrid format: CLE A207 or Online

Norvin Richards


March 22nd

Jennifer Cabrelli




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 2024 Seminar Series, please contact the .