Colloquium Series

FIU LINGUISTICS COLLOQUIA

Sponsored in part by FIU's Linguistics Program, FIU's Department of English, FIU's Graduate Linguistics Association and CSO, and a grant from FIU's Colloquia fund.

The events are open to all FIU students and members of the public.

SPRING 2016

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FALL 2015

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PREVIOUS EVENTS:

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FALL 2014

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Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2:30, GL 220

Dr. Marie Josèphe Tainturier

School of Psychology, and

Acting Director, Centre for Bilingualism Bangor University, Wales

LEXICAL ACCESS IN BILINGUALS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN, INCLUDING AFTER STROKE

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Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2:00, GL 220

Prof. Twila Tardif

Professor of Psychology, and

Research Professor, Center for Human Growth and Development University of Michigan

Visiting Research Faculty, FIU, 2014-15

SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING FROM VIDEOS AND ONLINE: CAN IT WORK FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS?

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Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2:00, GL 220*

Dr. Mark Finlayson

Assistant Professor, FIU School of Computing and Information Sciences

REPRESENTING AND EXTRACTING ABSTRACT PLOT STRUCTURES FROM TEXT NARRATIVES

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Friday, Dec. 5, 3:00, CBC 140

Kristen Mullen, Salvatore Callesano, Nandi Sims, Lydda Lopez, and Phillip Carter

MA Program, Linguistics, FIU; Assistant Professor, Linguistics, English Department, FIU

THE SOCIOLINGUISTICS OF BILINGUAL MIAMI: LANGUAGE CONTACT, PERCEPTION, AND SOCIOPHONETIC APPLICATION

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Some previous events:

Linguistics Program Colloquia 2012-13

RECENT BROWN BAG SERIES COLLOQUIA:

October 01, 2012 EMILY BYERS

“Reduced vowel production as a contributive factor to the perception of a foreign accent in L2 American English by Spanish-English bilinguals”

October 22, 2012 NAOMI ENZINNA

“The Minimal Structure Principle and the Processing of Preposition Stranding”

November 16, 2012 PROF.VIRGINIA C. MUELLER GATHERCOLE

“Language-specific influences on linguistic and cognitive processing in monolinguals and bilinguals”

January 29, 2013 PROF.VIRGINIA C. MUELLER GATHERCOLE

“What MOVES us? Cross-linguistic evidence for the interaction of language and cognition”

February 21, 2013 DR. LUNA FILIPOVIĆ, University of East Anglia, UK

"Language in the Witness Stand: Forensic Linguistic Solutions for Cross-Linguistic Problems in Witness Interviews"

BARBARA GORDON LECTURER FOR 2013

Barbara Gordon Memorial Lecture Series

February 22, 2013 LINGUISTICS MATTERS MINI-FESTIVAL

Flyer for Linguistics Matters Festival

March 07, 2013 KHADEJA AHMED & DR. ELLEN THOMPSON

“The Cost of Agreeing First: Experimental Evidence from Libyan Arabic”

April 12, 2013 SIMONE HARMATH-DE LEMOS

“Preposition Stranding in Heritage Speakers of Brazilian Portuguese”

April 30, 2013 PROF. THEODOROS MARINIS (Reading University, UK)

“Tracing The Processes Underlying Language Breakdown in Sequential Bilingual Children Compared to Children with Specific Language Impairment”

April 25, 2013 HYE-MIN KANG

“The Processing of Conditional Inversion: A Reading Task Study 2”

April 26, 2013 AHAD AL-BATHI

“The processing of WH-Questions in spoken Najdi Arabic”

May 08, 2013 DR. AIDA WALQUI (Director, Teacher Professional Development Program, WestEd, San Francisco, CA)

“The New Standards in Education K-12: How Can Linguists Help?”