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Open to linguistics students, faculty, alumni, and all other interested individuals for the purposes of presentation, informal discussion, and reception.

Upcoming Presentations

Past Presentations

BRONWYN BJORKMAN Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto
"In a Repurposing Mood"

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 7 pm,
Linguistics Lounge, SS 4065

NICHOLAS WELCH Postdoctoral fellow, University of Toronto
"Revitalizing Languages: Challenges and Successes"
Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7 pm


JACK CHAMBERS Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto
‘Sleeping with an Elephant’: English at the Canada-U.S. Border

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 7 pm
Gerard Van Herk, Memorial University
Newfoundland Language Myths

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 7 pm
Diane Massam, Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto
Small Island, Big Language: The Story of Niue

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 7 pm
Keren Rice, University Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto
Dene Soundscapes
Thursday, March 18, 2010, 7pm
Jack Chambers, Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto
The Duke & The Bard
Thursday, May 28, 2009, 7pm
Yoonjung Kang, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto at Scarborough/University of Toronto
English Loanwords in Korean: From ppada to sweparazzi
Thursday, January 22, 2009, 7pm
Elizabeth Cowper, Professor, University of Toronto
One Morpheme at a Time
Thursday, May 29, 2008, 7:30pm
Naomi Nagy, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
A sociolinguistic grammar of Faetar
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, 7pm
Kevin Heffernan, PhD, University of Toronto
Macho Men Mumble: Sex Differences in Articulation
Wednesday, March 12, 2008, 7pm