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-

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019, in Cornett B107:  Dr. John Archibald (UVic, Linguistics)  'Reflections on the Grammatical Architecture of L2 Phonological Interfaces'
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019, in Clearihue C111:  Dr. Chloé Diskin (U of Melbourne, School of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019, in David Strong Building C108:  Dr. Suzanne Urbanczyk (UVic, Linguistics)
  • Thursday, November 28, 2019, in CLE 111:  Dr. Hua Lin (UVic, Linguistics)
  • Thursday, December 12, 2019, in CLE D132:  Dr. Martha McGinnis (UVic, Linguistics)
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020, in CLE C113:  Meghan Clayards (McGill U)
  • Thursday, January 30, 2020, in CLE C113:  Linnaea Stockall (Queen Mary U, London)
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020, in Clearihue C113:  Dr. Hossein Nassaji (UVic, Linguistics)
  • Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Clearihue C110:  Michael Wagner (McGill U)
  • Thursday, April 9, 2020, (room TBD):  Dr. Li-Shih Huang (UVic, Linguistics)

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 A303, 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 2020 Seminar Series. Please contact the .

The schedule for the 2020 Applied Linguistics Seminar Series is as follows:

  • January 7 - Introductionfirst day of class
  • January 14 - Monty Bridgman (Global Village) 'Survival Guide: Advice for Practicum Students and New Teachers'
  • January 21 - Nick Travers (Camosun College) 'Lesson Plans: Less Work if they Work for you'
  • January 28 - Todd Kitzler (Inter-Cultural Association) 'ESL Teaching Methods and Techniques'
  • February 4 - Jean-Marie MacKinnon (English Language Centre - BC TEAL Representative) 'The Beauty and Benefits of Warm Ups in the EAL Classroom'
  • February 11 - Elena Eliseeva (EF) 'Class Management: Teacher Talk Time'
  • February 18 -  Reading break Feb. 17-21) - no seminar
  • February 25 - Ben Pin-Yun Wang (University of Victoria) 'Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at the Post-Secondary Level in North America'
  • March 3 - Cameron Culham (English Language Centre) 'Drama and Music in Second Language Teaching'
  • March 10 - LING 476 Student Presentations
  • March 17 - LING 476 Student Presentations
  • March 24 - LING 476 Student Presentations
  • March 31  - LING 476 Student presentations