The Romance Linguistics Colloquium Series is a forum for current research in linguistics by students and faculty. Presenters are typically allotted 20 minutes for the presentation and 10 additional minutes for questions. If you would like to present an RLCS paper, please send a 100-150 abstract to Timothy Gupton. Presentations are typically scheduled on Wednesday or Friday afternoon, but other times may be considered.. 

Upcoming talks:

November 20 - "Revisiting Levinson’s M-based implicatures: Evidence from Spanish", Patrícia Amaral (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), 303 Gilbert, 3-3:30pm


Past talks:

August 16 - “The role of frequency and form in L2 Spanish past-time marking”, Melissa Whatley (Indiana University), 360 Gilbert, 3:30-4:00pm

September 11 (joint event co-hosted with LaSLU) - "Interactions between the phonetic and lexical levels of early bilinguals", Mark Amengual (Furman University), Caldwell 107, 3:25pm

September 27 - “Intonation, presupposition and causal connectives in Spanish: What is the connection?”, Sarah Blackwell (UGA Dept. of Romance Languages), 320 Gilbert, 2:45-3:30pm

October 2 - "Focus at the syntax-discourse interface in Spanish: optionality and the L2 acquisition of variable word order", Timothy Gupton (UGA Dept. of Romance Languages), 303 Gilbert, 3-3:30pm

October 4 - “Enfocadores de la alteridad en el discurso político desde la teoría de la cortesía lingüística”, Inma Garnes (UGA Dept. of Romance Languages), 360 Gilbert, 4:00-4:30pm

October 9 - "Grammaticization and phonetic reduction: The case of Caraqueño Spanish para", Michael Gradoville (Spelman College), 115 Gilbert, 4:30-5:00pm

Type of Event: 
Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Friday until Fri Nov 22 2013 except Fri Sep 13 2013, Wed Sep 18 2013, Fri Sep 20 2013, Wed Sep 25 2013, Fri Oct 11 2013, Wed Oct 16 2013, Fri Oct 18 2013, Wed Oct 23 2013, Fri Oct 25 2013, Wed Oct 30 2013, Fri Nov 01 2013, Wed Nov 06 2013, Fri Nov 08 2013, Wed Nov 13 2013.