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Phonetics/Phonology Unconference on Pedagogy (Phon-UP)

Monday 10 June 2024

Our department is pleased to host the second Phonetics/Phonology Unconference on Pedagogy (Phon-UP) on June 10th.

Mind Your Language: A Festival of Ideas panel by five of our doctoral researchers

Sunday 9 June 2024

PhD students Ben Gibb-Reid, Victoria Noble, Rosario Neyra, Heather Turner and Jamie Adams will be part of a panel discussion at the Festival of Ideas called “Mind your Language”.

Lost in the Middle: Changing native languages at the York Festival of Ideas 2024

Saturday 8 June 2024

Our native language or ‘mother tongue’ can change during our adult lives when we move to a different region or country long-term. Known as ‘native language attrition’ this can affect our identity and sense of ourselves.

Discover the amazing power of language(s) (with Kamishibai and origami) at the York Festival of Ideas 2024

Saturday 8 June 2024

Explore the ways languages are used in a fun interactive Kamishibai storytelling session.

Serate Italiane Talk: L'opera lirica quale strumento di diffusione delle idee risorgimentali nel popolo

Wednesday 5 June 2024

On Wednesday 5 June 2024, the Department of Language and Linguistic Science will host a talk on Opera and Risorgimento italiano presented by the Tenor Matteo Pavlica (Teatro Regio, Turin, Italy).

Tertulia de Literatura y Cine: El axólotl

Thursday 30 May 2024

This event is organised by the ‘Tertulia de Literatura y Cine’ series run by María Muradás-Taylor (Lecturer in Spanish) at the Department of Language and Linguistic Science.

German film screening: Kurz und schmerzlos (Fatih Akin 1998)

Wednesday 1 May 2024

The screening of Fatih Akin's Kurz und schmerzlos (Germany 1998) is a student project as part of the module “Contemporary German Speaking Film” (Dept of Language and Linguistic Science)

Celebration of Japanese Elementary course - Nihongo Narratives: Tales from Our Japanese Language Adventure

Monday 29 April 2024

The LfA Japanese Elementary Course 23-24 is drawing to a close after months of diligent study that commenced in October. To celebrate their accomplishments, the students will present a brief summary of their achievements.

Intercultural peer-assisted learning (IPAL) afternoon sessions - The Languages Café

Thursday 25 April 2024

The Languages Café drop in sessions -- only 3 more sessions left this semester

Talk: “Multilingual Communication: From the Nuremberg Trials to the Age of AI”

Tuesday 16 April 2024

The Department of Language and Linguistic Science at the University of York is delighted to welcome Alain Mielle, Head of Innovation at the Council of Europe, for a series of three talks entitled “Multilingual Communication: From the Nuremberg Trials to the Age of AI”.

Interpretation and processing of the Japanese reflexive zibun by native Japanese and Chinese-speaking learners

Thursday 14 March 2024

On 14 March, 2024, Makiko Hirakawa (Chuo University) will present research on "Interpretation and processing of the Japanese reflexive zibun by native Japanese and Chinese-speaking learners". The talk will be followed by a light drinks reception and dinner with the speaker.

International Women's Day Film Screening and Q&A: Surviving Translation

Thursday 7 March 2024

On Thursday 7th March, we will show a film screening of Surviving Translation, co-created and co-produced by Dr Charlotte Bosseaux (University of Edinburgh). A Q&A will follow the screening. This is a special colloquium event to mark International Women's Day.

Why do North Americans say ‘gotten’? Evidence from Canadian dialects

Thursday 22 February 2024

On 22 February, 2024, Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto) will present research on "Why do North Americans say ‘gotten’? Evidence from Canadian dialects". The talk will be followed by a light drinks reception and dinner with the speaker. To RSVP for the dinner, please, complete this google form. All are welcome!

On the hunt for obsolescing grammatical dialect features

Thursday 15 February 2024

On Thursday 15th February, Laura Rupp (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) will present research on "On the hunt for obsolescing grammatical dialect features".

Careers and Postgraduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting

Friday 9 February 2024

On Friday 9th February 2024 the Department of Language and Linguistic Science will host the event ‘Careers and PG Studies in Translation and Interpreting’.

LLS Alumni Event 2024

Thursday 8 February 2024

On Thursday 8th February 2024 the Department of Language and Linguistic Science will host its annual Alumni Event ‘What can you do with a degree in Language and Linguistics?’. 

Interpreting and translation in the language classroom - friends or foes?

Tuesday 19 December 2023

This interactive workshop will explore different approaches to using translation and interpreting in the language classroom and will provide a forum to discuss the pedagogical value of interpreting and translation for language learning and teaching.

Serate Italiane Talk: Insegnare metodologia musicale in Italia

Thursday 14 December 2023

Talk on methodology in music education in Italy, part of the Serate Italiane series

Syntactic change in the history of Scots – Contact effects or independent developments? Or: Can we blame it all on the English?

Thursday 7 December 2023

On Thursday 7th December, Lisa Gotthard (University of Edinburgh) will present research on "Syntactic change in the history of Scots".

Serate Italiane Talk: Profondo Gotico

Thursday 30 November 2023

On Thursday 30th November 2023, the Department of Language and Linguistic Science will host a talk on Italian cinema presented by Dr Giulio L.Giusti, Senior Lecturer in Modern Languages & European Cinema (Sheffield Hallam University).

Tertulia de Literatura y Cine: La entrega

Thursday 30 November 2023

This event is organised by the ‘Tertulia de Literatura y Cine’ series run by María Muradás-Taylor (Lecturer in Spanish) at the Department of Language and Linguistic Science. During the Tertulia, participants take part in a guided discussion in Spanish about social, historical and political aspects of the Spanish speaking world through literature and films, with the occasional guest speaker.

LLS Colloquium: What can cross-situational statistical learning tell us about bilingual development and second language acquisition?

Thursday 30 November 2023

On Thursday 30th November 2023, Patrick Rebuschat (Lancaster/Tübingen) will be presenting on cross-situational statistical learning in bilingual development and second language acquisition.

Careers event for languages: Teach First Employability Workshop

Wednesday 22 November 2023

On Wednesday 22nd November 2023, the Department of Language and Linguistic Science will host an employability workshop with Teach First.

High and Low Arguments in Northern and Pontic Greek

Wednesday 8 November 2023

On Wednesday 8th November, Christina Sevdali (Ulster University) will present research on "High and Low Arguments in Northern and Pontic Greek".

Tertulia de Literatura y Cine: Los trajes 1975

Thursday 26 October 2023

This event is organised by the ‘Tertulia de Literatura y Cine’ series run by María Muradás-Taylor (Lecturer in Spanish) at the Department of Language and Linguistic Science. During the Tertulia, participants take part in a guided discussion in Spanish about social, historical and political aspects of the Spanish speaking world through literature and films, with the occasional guest speaker.

Timing evidence for the nature of phonological representations and speech production planning

Thursday 19 October 2023

On Thursday 19th October, Alice Turk (University of Edinburgh) will present research on "Timing evidence for the nature of phonological representations and speech production planning"

Tertulia de Literatura y Cine: Pasión

Thursday 28 September 2023

This event is organised by the ‘Tertulia de Literatura y Cine’ series run by María Muradás-Taylor (Lecturer in Spanish) at the Department of Language and Linguistic Science. During the Tertulia, participants take part in a guided discussion in Spanish about social, historical and political aspects of the Spanish speaking world through literature and films, with the occasional guest speaker.

Language and Linguistic Science Subject Conference Day

Wednesday 21 June 2023

Event for Year 12 Students to experience what it is like to study Languages and Linguistics here at the University of York

Language Teaching Forum: Using ChatGPT for Efficient Language Resource Creation

Wednesday 21 June 2023

On Wednesday, 21 June 2023 Joe Dale (Independent Language Consultant) will be presenting on "Using ChatGPT for Efficient Language Resource Creation". The event is part of the Language Teaching Forum organised by the Department of Language and Linguistic Science.

LLS Colloquium: Phonological and syntactic approaches to tense omission in child English

Wednesday 17 May 2023

On Wednesday 17th May 2023, Robyn Orfitelli (University of Sheffield) will be presenting on "phonological and syntactic approaches to tense omission in child English".

LLS Colloquium: Implicit learning in production: Productive generalization of new L2 knowledge in the absence of awareness

Wednesday 10 May 2023

On Wednesday 10th May 2023, Giulia Bovolenta (University of York) will be presenting on "productive generalization of new L2 knowledge in the absence of awareness".

LLS Colloquium: Prosody in two varieties of Levantine Arabic: stress and focus

Wednesday 3 May 2023

On Wednesday 3rd May 2023, Niamh Kelly (Newcastle University) will be presenting on "Prosody in two varieties of Levantine Arabic: stress and focus".

LLS Alumni Event 2023

Friday 28 April 2023

On Friday 28 April 2023 the Department of Language and Linguistic Science will host its annual Alumni Event ‘What can you do with a degree in Language and Linguistics?’.

LLS Colloquium: Whose fault is faultless disagreement?

Wednesday 26 April 2023

On Wednesday 26th April 2023, Deniz Rudin (University of Southern California, USA) will be presenting on "Whose fault is faultless disagreement?".

LLS Colloquium: /aɪ/-raising, Stratal Phonology, and the life cycle

Wednesday 19 April 2023

On Wednesday 19th April 2023, Ricardo Bermudez-Otero (University of Manchester) will be presenting on "/aɪ/-raising, Stratal Phonology, and the life cycle".

Careers Event: Speech and Language Therapy

Monday 17 April 2023

On 17th April 2023 the Department of Language and Linguistic Science will run a Careers Event for students interested in Speech and Language Therapy.

Exploring Professional Balance Workshop & Writing Session

Friday 31 March 2023

On Friday 31st March 2023, as part of the Early Career Forum in the Department of Language and Linguistic Science, we will host the workshop 'Everything, Everywhere and All at Once? Exploring Professional Balance', led by Steve Hutchinson from Hutchinson Training & Development.

Tertulia de Literatura y Cine: Pasión

Thursday 30 March 2023

This event is organised by the ‘Tertulia de Literatura y Cine’ series run by María Muradás-Taylor (Lecturer in Spanish) at the Department of Language and Linguistic Science. During the Tertulia, participants take part in a guided discussion in Spanish about social, historical and political aspects of the Spanish speaking world through literature and films, with the occasional guest speaker.

LLS Colloquium: Syncretism-defectiveness interactions as evidence about inflectional architecture

Wednesday 15 March 2023

On Wednesday 15th March 2023, Andrea Sims (Ohio State University) will be presenting on "Syncretism-defectiveness interactions as evidence about inflectional architecture".

LLS Colloquium: Interpretation and processing of anaphors in second language

Wednesday 1 March 2023

On Wednesday 1st March 2023, Makiko Hirakawa (Chuo University, Japan) will be presenting on "interpretation and processing of anaphors in second language".

Tertulia de Literatura y Cine: Carmen y Lola

Thursday 23 February 2023

This event is organised by the ‘Tertulia de Literatura y Cine’ series run by María Muradás-Taylor (Lecturer in Spanish) at the Department of Language and Linguistic Science.

LLS Colloquium: Computational Language Trees: Do They Really Work?

Wednesday 15 February 2023

On Wednesday 15th February 2023, Paul Heggarty (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) will be presenting on "Computational Language Trees".

Career event for languages: AlphaSights

Thursday 9 February 2023

On Thursday 9th February 2023 the Department of Language and Linguistic Science will host an employability workshop with AlphaSights.

LLS Colloquium: Same phonetics, different phonology: Rhotics in three Arabic dialects

Monday 30 January 2023

On Monday 30th January 2023, Islam Youssef (University of South-Eastern Norway) will be presenting on "rhotics in three Arabic dialects".

Talk: I-semantics

Monday 30 January 2023

On Monday 30th Jan 2023 Chris Tancredi (Keio University) will be presenting on “I-semantics”.

Tertulia de Literatura y Cine: El espía

Thursday 26 January 2023

This event is organised by the ‘Tertulia de Literatura y Cine’ series run by María Muradás-Taylor (Lecturer in Spanish) at the Department of Language and Linguistic Science. During the Tertulia, participants take part in a guided discussion in Spanish about social, historical and political aspects of the Spanish speaking world through literature and films, with the occasional guest speaker.

LLS Colloquium: Wait what?! An emerging change in spoken English (with evidence from York 1997-2018)

Thursday 1 December 2022

On Thursday 1st December 2022, Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto) will be presenting on "An emerging change in spoken English (with evidence from York 1997-2018)".

Tertulia de Literatura y Cine: El ovni, la playa y los muertos

Thursday 24 November 2022

This event is organised by the ‘Tertulia de Literatura y Cine’ series run by María Muradás-Taylor (Lecturer in Spanish) at the Department of Language and Linguistic Science. During the Tertulia, participants take part in a guided discussion in Spanish about social, historical and political aspects of the Spanish speaking world through literature and films, with the occasional guest speaker.

Spanish Talk: ‘In conversation with Carlos Cervantes Azcona’ - Cómo inicié mi negocio de importación con China (y cómo aprendí de nuestras diferencias culturales)

Wednesday 23 November 2022

On Wednesday 23rd November 2022, Carlos Cervantes Azcona will be presenting ‘Cómo inicié mi negocio de importación con China (y cómo aprendí de nuestras diferencias culturales)’ his experience in setting up his import business with China.