Mark your calendars and save these dates because the fall line-up for UIC Talks in Linguistics has been announced. All talks are scheduled on Fridays at 3 PM and will take place in University Hall 1750, located at 601 S. Morgan Street here in Chicago. We look forward to seeing you there for some interesting talks on a wide array of linguistic topics.
September 21: Masaya Yoshida, Northwestern (Psycholinguistics)
October 19: Kay González-Vilbazo, UIC (Code-switching)
November 2: Bernie Issa, UIC (SLA)
November 16: Craig Sailor, UCLA (Syntax)
November 30: Nicholas Henriksen, Michigan (Phonology)
Titles of the talks as well as abstracts will be announced closer to the dates listed for each.
Chicago public radio station WBEZ 91.5′s Clever Apes focused on bilingualism recently. Be sure to check out their segment which highlights the benefits of being bilingual. It also includes an interview with Dr. Boaz Keysar from the University of Chicago who studies language and decision making.
The UIC Bilingualism Forum is dedicated to research in any area related to bilingualism: theoretical linguistics, codeswitching, SLA, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, neurolinguistics, cognitive sciences, heritage acquisition, bilingual acquisition, etc. Presentations will be 20 minutes each with 10 minutes for discussion.
Marcel den Dikken, City University of New York
Michael Ullman, Georgetown University
Call For Papers
Deadline for submission of abstract: 12/1/2010
Acceptance response by: 1/15/2011
2 page anonymous abstract including examples and references