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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.

LLS Colloquium: The emergence of a multiethnolect: Language shift, dialect formation and Black culture in London

Wednesday 23 November 2022

On Wednesday 23 November 2022, Paul Kerswill (University of York) will be presenting on "language shift, dialect formation and Black culture in London".

LLS Colloquium: Let's spell it out! - Cross-linguistic perceptual differences between written and spoken hate speech

Wednesday 16 November 2022

On Wednesday 16th November 2022, Oliver Niebuhr (University of Southern Denmark) will be presenting on "Cross-linguistic perceptual differences between written and spoken hate speech".

LLS Colloquium: Multicultural Toronto English: variation, change and ideologies

Wednesday 9 November 2022

On Wednesday 9th November 2022, Derek Denis (University of Toronto) will be presenting on "variation, change and ideologies in multicultural Toronto English".

Career event for languages: Teach First Employability Workshop

Tuesday 8 November 2022

On Tuesday 8th November 2022, the Department of Language and Linguistic Science will host an employability workshop with Teach First.

Tertulia de Literatura y Cine: Charla con Carolina Baltan Salazar

Thursday 27 October 2022

This month,Tertulia has the honour of having Carolina Baltan Salazar talking about the Truth Commission in Colombia. She will be having an informal conversation about the peace accord signed in Colombia in 2016 between the Colombian Government and FARC, the creation of the Truth Commission and the construction of a historical memory in Colombia.

SANTI: British/Colombian Short Film Screening and Post-Screening Discussion

Wednesday 26 October 2022

On Wednesday 26th October 2022, the Department will screen the British/Colombian 10-minute British Film Institute (BFI)-selected short film, SANTI, followed by a discussion with its Writer/Director Harry Richards.

Placement Year Insight for English and LLS

Wednesday 26 October 2022

Are you interested in a Placement Year? Would you like to find out more about what it might be like? Come along to our friendly question and answer session on Wednesday October 26th 2022, 1-2pm in the Bowland Auditorium (Berrick Saul Building).

LLS Colloquium: Phylogenetic syntax and long-range comparison

Wednesday 19 October 2022

On Wednesday 12th October 2022, Giuseppe Longobardi (York) will be presenting on "Phylogenetic syntax and long-range comparison".

LLS Colloquium: A theory of linguistic individuality for forensic linguistics

Wednesday 12 October 2022

On Wednesday 12th October 2022, Andrea Nini (Manchester) will be presenting on "A theory of linguistic individuality for forensic linguistics".

LSPHE 2022 (Languages for Specific Purposes in Higher Education) Conference

Friday 9 September 2022

The seventh edition of the LSPHE (Languages for Specific Purposes in Higher Education) conference will be hosted by the Department of Language and Linguistic Science at the University of York.

AMLaP (Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing) 2022

Wednesday 7 September 2022

The 2022 edition of the AMLaP (Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing) conference is being hosted by the Department of Language and Linguistic Science at the University of York. The event will take place between 7-9th Sept 2022.

Tertulia de Literatura y Cine: La casa de Adela

Thursday 30 June 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.

Language Teaching Forum - Workshop: What linguacultures are we teaching? Linguaculture, transnationality, and power

Tuesday 28 June 2022

On Tuesday, 28 June 2022 Karen Risager (Roskilde University, Denmark) will lead an interactive workshop on “What linguacultures are we teaching? Linguaculture, transnationality and power.”