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The University of Victoria is hosting the first annual Cascadia Workshop in Sociolinguistics. CWSL is a joint effort of a number of schools in the Pacific Northwest, including Reed, to foster work on the region or by students and researchers … finish reading Cascadia Workshop in Sociolinguistics
This Monday, April 22nd, at 4:30pm in Psychology 136, the Psychology Department is hosting a talk by Robyn Fivush [ the Samuel Chandler Dobbs Professor of Psychology, at Emory University ] entitled “Narratives of emotional events in developmental and social contexts.” … finish reading Psychology Talk Monday April 22nd: Children’s Narratives
For those of you interested in Language and Gender, check out this on-campus event: What are pronouns anyway? Personal Pronouns Panel! Thursday, 4/18 @6:30pm in Eliot 314 What are personal pronouns? What’s a gender neutral pronoun? How are pronouns connected … finish reading Pronouns Panel Thursday 4.18
John Gumperz, anthropologist and sociolinguist and founder of interactional sociolinguistics, has passed away at age 91. You can read an article about his life from the New York Times here.
From Rachel Mossey ’11, check out this article in the Huffington Post profiling the legal struggle of an Icelandic teenager to use her given name, Blaer, which was deemed inappropriate by the Icelandic government because it sounds too masculine.
Please attend a colloquium from Kyle Gorman from the Oregon Health and Science University on modeling speakers’ wellformedness judgments. The talk is this Thursday, January 31st at 4:30 pm in Psychology 105. ***** Categorical and gradient aspects of wordlikeness judgements … finish reading Talk Thursday January 31st, 4:30 pm
Hi all, Please note that our spring Advanced Topics in Language and Society (Ling 313) will be on the topic of African American English. The variety currently known as African American English (AAE) is perhaps the most studied by sociolinguists … finish reading Topics in Language and Society: African American English
Please attend a practice talk given by Kara Becker and Kathleen Aston in preparation for their conference presentation at the upcoming New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) Conference. Details: Monday, October 22nd, 4:45 pm, Vollum 120. (R) we there yet? … finish reading Practice Talk: (R) we there yet?
Join Sameer and Kara this Friday, October 12th, for a one hour workshop covering the basics of quantitative research and analysis. There will be two sessions of the workshop: one from 1-2pm and one from 5-6pm. Both are in Vollum … finish reading Workshop: Conducting Quantitative Research and Analysis
The unlimited novelty of language?: This blog post on the NPR website (cataloged under philosophy) critiques some basic linguistic principles, including novelty and the infinite creativity of the linguistic system, as well as the notion that writing systems are unnecessary … finish reading The unlimited novelty of language?