On Monday, July 31, Dr. Nancy H. Hornberger (University of Pennsylvania) will be giving a talk on “Teaching and Researching the Continua of Biliteracy”. The talk will begin at 1:30 pm in the Ponderosa Commons Multipurpose Room (room 2012); light refreshments will be served beginning at 1:15. All are welcome! For more information, visit http://lled.educ.ubc.ca/public-lecture-summer-scholar/.
On Wednesday May 31, a dear member of our Language Sciences community, Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson, passed away from complications of lymphoma. Eric was Professor of Linguistics and the former Director of the Cognitive Systems Program; he had been at UBC since 2003. The BC and UBC flags will be lowered tomorrow (June 2) in his honour; […]
On Monday, May 1, at 3:30 p.m., Dr. Gregory Hickok (University of California, Irvine) will be speaking on “The computational neuroanatomy of speech production in the context of a dual stream framework for language”. The talk will be held in room 103, Totem Field Studios (2613 West Mall). All are welcome!
On Wednesday, April 12, Sophia Malamud (Brandeis) will give a talk on “What English reverse-polarity tags can tell us about Mandarin particle ‘ba’ and vice versa: from corpus data to a model of conversation”. The talk will begin at 12:15 pm, and will be held in room 103 of Totem Field Studios (2613 West Mall). […]
Dr. Marina Kalashnikova (Western Sydney University) will give a talk entitled “Learning to speak – learning to read: Early precursors of literacy skills” (abstract below) on Tuesday, March 21 at 10:30 am. The talk will take place in the Suedfeld Lounge (room 2510) in the Kenny Building (2136 West Mall). All are welcome! Abstract: Reading […]
The final talk in the Language Science Talks! Gold Medal Speaker Series lectures will take place on Tuesday, March 28 at 3:30 pm in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum (2212 Main Mall). Dr. Simon E. Fisher (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics/Donders Brain and Language Institute) will be speaking on “A molecular genetic perspective on speech and […]