Have an idea for a short and accessible book that explores an idea in the conceptual foundations of language science? Language Science Press is looking for submissions for their new open access book series, “Conceptual Foundations of Language Science”. Proposals can be for original works or for expansions on previously-published works (e.g., articles), which should […]
If you’re a grad student working on language, or a faculty member working with grad students who are working on language, you might find this opportunity interesting. Janet Werker will be teaching a graduate course (PSYC 584A-001) on Language Development in Infancy and Childhood in Winter Term 2, which is open to students from any […]
Language Sciences affiliate Bonny Norton (LLED) and her student Liam Doherty were featured in an article on The Wire called “How Digital Open Source Platforms Can Transform Learning“. The story talks about their work on the African Storybook Project. Check it out!
In honour of Janet Werker’s SSHRC Gold Medal Award, UBC’s Faculty of Arts and Department of Psychology are holding a special public lecture on May 12 at Science World. Dr. Werker will be speaking on ‘Bilingual Babies’ from 5:30-6:45, with a reception to follow. The event is now sold out, but you can follow on […]
There will be several language-related events at Celebrate Learning Week, hosted by the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology from May 2-6. On May 2 at 1:30 pm, a team from the Linguistics department and CTLT will offer a workshop on empowering pronunciation teaching and learning through various technologies. On May 3 at 10:30 am, […]
Interested in learning about the genetics and neurobiology of language? Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory will be holding a course on this topic from July 25-31, 2016. The application deadline has been extended, but apply soon! For more information, see the attached PDF, or visit their site. CSHL_Genetics_Neurobiol_Lang_2016