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Welcome to the Language Research Centre!

The Language Research Centre (LRC) is an interdisciplinary hub of language, teaching and research. The LRC features several research groups, speaker series and other engaging academic events, and provides classrooms, meeting and study space for students.

 

 
 

 Reports from the 2017-18 Speaker Series
 

Rüdiger Singer (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
 
"Private Eye Nick Knatterton; or, How the Germans Learned to Love the Speech Bubble"

Dr. Peter Siemund (University of Hamburg)
 
"From Multilingualism to Bilingualism: Singaporean Students' Language Repertoires and Attitudes"

Christina Yi (University of British Columbia)
 
"Colonizing language: Japanese-language Literature in Imperial Japan and Beyond"

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

   
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 

 


 

Lectures are held on Fridays from 3:00 until 4:00 p.m. in the Language Research Centre (CHD 420), unless otherwise specified.

We look forward to another great year of talks! 

 
   
  

Friday, January 19                                       
3:00pm                          
CHD 420                         
Kim Potowski (University of Illinois at Chicago): Teaching Heritage Speakers: Pedagogical and Administrative Considerations
 
Friday, February 9     3:00pm CHD 420 Giuseppe Mazzotta (Yale University): Dante in North America
 

Friday, February 16 3:00pm CHD 420 Eyup Bacanli (University of Calgary): Non-Phonological Uses of Phonological Allomorphs in Turkic Languages
 
Friday, March 2 3:00pm CHD 420 Bonny Sands (Northern Arizona University): From Calgary to the Kalahari: An exploration of language diversity and endangerment
 
Friday, March 23 3:00pm CHD 420 Jamil Ragep (McGill University): Around the World in 800 Years: The Incredible Journey of Scientific Knowledge to and from Islamic Lands
 
Friday, April 6 3:00pm CHD 420 Chuanren Ke (University of Iowa): Pragmatic Development in Study Abroad: Proficiency and L2 Contact
 

 


Workshops

Friday, January 26                                      
3:00pm                          
CHD 420                         
Anna Pletnyova and Mike Webster (University of Calgary): Using Learning Technologies to Enrich Language Teaching and Learning
 
Friday, February 2                                                           
3:00pm CHD 420 Angela George (University of Calgary): Introduction to Differentiated Instruction in Second Languages
 
Tuesday, February 13             
3:00pm
CHD 420
Anna Pletnyova and Mike Webster (University of Calgary): Using Learning Technologies to Enrich Language Teaching and Learning
 
Friday, March 9 3:00pm CHD 420 Gary Libben: Integrating Language Comprehension and Production in the Creation of Simple but Informative Experiments