Seminars and Colloquia

Linguistics Circle Colloquium Series

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to present regular colloquia, on Thursdays, 11:30 am-1:00 pm (unless otherwise specified).

Upcoming talks include:

  • Thursday, September 7, 2017: Ulf Schuetze (Germanic & Slavic, UVic) 'Why we need a Holodeck: Language learning as the final frontier' in CLE A118
  • Thursday, September 28, 2017: Marisa Brook (Linguistics & SLRL, UVic) 'Cascaded changes: The case of complementizer like in Canadian English' in CLE C112
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017: Chiharu Uda Kikuta (Doshisha University, English) 'Why is it possible to say 'if it tries to rain' and mean 'if it rains' in Japanese: A usage-based analysis of semantic change' in CLE C112
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017: Sophia Chan (Linguistics, UVic) 'Ensemble Methods for Native Language Identification' in DSB C128
  • Thursday, November 9, 2017: Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins (Linguistics, UVic) TBA in DSB C128
  • Thursday, November 30, 2017: Daisy Rosenblum (Anthropology, UBC) TBA
  • Thursday, January 25, 2018: Mihoko Teshigawara (English, Komazawa University) TBA
  • Thursday, February 8, 2018: John Lyon (Linguistics, UVic) TBA
  • Thursday, February 22, 2018: Khalsa al-Aghbari (English, Sultan Qaboos University) TBA
  • Thursday, March 8, 2018: Jonathan Culpeper (Lancaster, LING: Corpus Linguistics, Politeness), in collaboration with UVic Department of English ) TBA
  • Thursday, March 22, 2018: Jasmine Spencer (Linguistics, UVic) TBA
  • Thursday, April 12, 2018:  TBA

Everyone is welcome to attend. If you wish to be added to the email list for announcements of UVic Linguistics colloquia and/or seminars, please contact the .

Applied Linguistics Seminar Series

Every 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 every Tuesday evening from January to April, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, in CLE A308, at the University of Victoria. Instructors are encouraged share their classroom expertise in practical and interactive seminars. Students, language instructors, and the general public are welcome at this unique forum for language teaching in Victoria.

Instructors with an interest and experience in a specific area of language teaching are encouraged to propose a seminar topic for the 2016 Seminar Series. Please contact the .

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

  • TBA