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Marie-Hélène Côté invited speaker

Marie-Hélène Côté has recently been invited to speak at the following conferences:

(1) “Le projet Phonologie du français contemporain: un outil pour l’analyse et l’enseignement du français”, Forum de recherche de l’Institut des langues officielles et du bilinguisme, Université d’Ottawa (Canada), 22 mars 2013.

(2) La syllabe dans l’organisation des systèmes sonores: questions et remises en question”, Colloque international « La nozione di sillaba. Stato dell’arte e prospettive », Gruppo di Studio sulla Comunicazione Parlata,Società di Linguistica Italiana, Università degli Studi G. D’Annunzio Chieti-Pescara (Italie), 11-13 avril 2013.
http://www.gscp.it/GSCP_official_website/la_sillaba_en.html
Get in touch with Marie-Hélène if you would like more details of her presentations!

Third International Congress of Bulgarian Studies

Our department will be represented at the third International Congress of Bulgarian Studies by Prof. María Luisa Rivero (invited speaker) and Olga Arnaudova (PhD in Linguistics from our Department in 2003). You will find links to the conference website here in English:http://bulgarianstudies.org/?q=en and here in Bulgarian: http://bulgarianstudies.org.

Pictures from the 11th Symposium of Psycholinguistics

Our department was very well represented at the 11th Symposium of Pycholinguistics (you can find information here: http://artsites.uottawa.ca/hiatus/2013/03/15/ottawau-at-the-11th-symposium-of-psycholinguistics/). Below are the pictures to prove it! (Thanks Santa)

TOM 6 pictures

The sixth Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal Semantics Workshop (TOM 6) took place on March 23rd at McGill University. You can find more information about the conference here:https://sites.google.com/site/tom6mcgill/program. Below are some pictures from the conference in a very random order (thanks to Junko Shimoyama for sending them!).

Ongoing MOT

The MOT Phonology Workshop is taking place this weekend at our department (Simard 125). You can find the program here. The following members of our departments will be presenting talks:

SONIA PRITCHARD
Phonological Representations of Bulgarian Palatalized Consonants

DARYL CHOW
Phonological Phrases in Singapore English

HUGO ST-AMANT LAMY
C’est ben p[ʊ]r d[ɪ]re, ouverture des voyelles hautes devant /r/ en syllabe finale

JOHN T. JENSEN & MARGARET STONG-JENSEN (INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR) Hungarian round harmony

NOVA STARR
Rank Ordering Model of EVAL (ROE) in Tagalog Loanword Reduplication and Infixation.

OttawaU at the 11th Symposium of Psycholinguistics

Our department will be well-represented at the 11th Symposium of Psycholinguistics, which will take place in Tenerife on March 20-23 2013. The following talks and posters will be presented. You can find the conference programe HERE and the abstracts HERE.

The effect of age of L2 acquisition on the organization of the bilingual lexicon: Evidence from masked priming. Laura Sabourin, Michele Burkholder, & Christie Brien

Neuro-imaging evidence of L2 Effects on L1 ambiguity resolution. Christie Brien, Laura Sabourin

Effects of Cognitive Control on Second Language Processing. Santa Vinerte, Laura Sabourin.

TOM – last reminder

The TOM Semantics Workshop will take place on March 23rd at McGill University. You will find information about the conference (including registration) here: https://sites.google.com/site/tom6mcgill/program. (Please register if you are thinking of going. It is free! Just to help them figure out how many people to expect for lunch.) If you are interested in going to listen to the talks and need to find a ride, get in touch with Ana (we are organizing rides for students).

Teodora Mihoc, who obtained her MA from our department in 2012, will be presenting a talk with title: The Romanian presumptive mood and the key to the Romanian will-future.

Photos from FASAL

The Linguistics Department at theUniversity of Southern California hosted the third FASAL workshop on March 9-10 (you can find the program HERE). Tharanga Weerasooriya and Eric Mathieu presented a paper with title: “Wh-in situ and prosody: the case of Sinhala”. Below are some pictures from the conference (thanks Tharanga!).

 

 

Psychoshorts

The Psychoshorts conference will take place on March 1st. You can find the program and room information here: http://artsites.uottawa.ca/psychoshorts/

Eric Mathieu invited speaker at MOTH

Eric Mathieu will be an invited speaker at the first meeting of MOTH on March 2 2013 (the Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton Workshop in Syntax). The title of his talk is “Many a plural”. YOu will find information about the conference here:

http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~linguistics/MOTH/

Tharanga Weerasooriya will also make a presentation, entitled “Wh-in situ questions in Sinhala – a prosody account”.

Marc Brunelle invited speaker at BLS

Marc Brunelle was an invited speaker at BLS conference (Berkeley Linguistics Society). The conference took place on February 16-17 2013. March presented a talk with title “Tone-typology and contact-driven change in Mainland Southeast Asia” (the abstract to Marc’s talk can be found here: http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/bls/brunelle.pdf). Information about the conference and general program can be found here: http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/bls/program.html

MOT Phonology Workshop

The MOT phonology workshop will take place at the University of Ottawa, Simard 129, on March 15-17.  Everyone is welcome! You will find the progam below (keep clicking, it will show up!):

MOT-Schedule

TOM (preliminary program)

The preliminary program for TOM is out. You will find it here: https://sites.google.com/site/tom6mcgill/program

Tharanga Weerasooriya and Eric Mathieu go to FASAL

Tharanga Weerasooriya and Eric Mathieu will be presenting their paper “Wh in situ and prosody: the case of Sinhala” at the 3rd Formal Approaches to South-East Asian Languages workshop (FASAL 3). The conference will take place at USC on March 9 – 10. You can find the program here:  Download FASAL3_final_program.

Psychoshorts call for papers

Psychoshorts Call for Papers
Abstracts for a one-day conference will be considered in all areas of psycholinguistics including sentence processing, L1 and L2 acquisition and processing, perception, production, as well as in neurolinguistics and clinical linguistics.
Abstracts should be anonymous and limited to a maximum of 400 words. Submissions by graduate students are particularly welcome. Talks will be limited to 15 minutes and can be in English or French. More completed work will be considered for talks. There will also be a poster session, during which researchers are encouraged and welcome to present works in progress and project proposals. Please indicate on your submission whether you would prefer to give a talk or present a poster.
The morning will begin with a methodological workshop given by Dr. Alain Desrochers of the Department of Psychology at the University of Ottawa. He will be presenting an interactive session on how to build an experiment and the various methodologies used in psycholinguistics.
The deadline for submission is February 14, 2013. Please submit your abstracts to psychoshorts@gmail.com. Notification of acceptance will be sent by February 18, 2013.
For more information and instructions on how to submit abstracts please see our website: http://artsites.uottawa.ca/psychoshorts
Important Dates:
Abstract Deadline: Feb. 14, 2013
Notification of acceptance: Feb. 18, 2013
Conference: Mar. 1, 2013
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Appel à contributions pour Psychoshorts

Les propositions de contributions en provenance de tous les domaines de la psycholinguistique seront prises en considération pour la journée d’étude, y compris le traitement des phrases, l’acquisition et le traitement chez les locuteurs L1 et L2, la perception, la production, la neurolinguistique et la linguistique clinique.
Les propositions doivent être anonymes et limitées à 400 mots. Les contributions d’étudiants des cycles supérieurs sont particulièrement les bienvenues. Seuls les travaux plus complets seront considérés pour les communications orales, lesquelles pourront avoir lieu en français ou en anglais et seront limitées à 15 minutes. La journée d’étude inclura aussi une séance d’affiches, au cours de laquelle les chercheurs seront encouragés à présenter leur recherche en cours et leur proposition de projet. Veuillez s’il vous plaît indiquer sur votre demande si vous préférez présenter ou participer à la séance d’affiche.
La matinée débutera avec un atelier méthodologique offert par Dr. Alain Desrochers, professeur au Département de Psychologie de l’Université d’Ottawa. Cette session interactive portera sur la façon de concevoir une expérience scientifique et sur les différentes méthodes employées en psycholinguistique.
La date limite pour nous faire parvenir vos propositions de contributions est le 14 février 2013. Veuillez s’il vous plaît nous les transmettre à l’adresse psychoshorts@gmail.com. Les avis d’acceptation seront envoyés avant le 18 février 2013.
Pour plus d’information sur la rédaction et l’envoi des propositions, veuillez visiter notre site Web: http://artsites.uottawa.ca/psychoshorts
Dates importantes:
Date limite d’envoi des propositions : 14 février 2013
Date limite de réception des avis d’acceptation: 18 février 2013
Conférence: 1er mars 2013