Indiana University

The Department of Second Language Studies

Second Language Studies Colloquium

SLS Colloquium: Spring 2018 Overview

Fridays, 2.30 - 4.00 pm, Ballantine Hall 103

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Date Speaker Title of Presentation Abstract More
Feb. 2 Becky Halloran Gonzalez
How does meaning affect structure? A look at the syntax and L2 acquisition of Spanish psych verbs
Abstract

Feb. 9 Ebru Turker
Transfer in third language acquisition: A study of L2 Japanese influence on the L3 acquisition of Korean Postpositions
Abstract

Feb. 16 Professors Bardovi-Harlig and Friedman
Professionalization Workshop: CV's
Students should bring a copy of their CV with them

March 9 David Stringer Professionalization Workshop: Abstract Writing

March 16 No Colloquium (Spring Break)

March 23
Good Luck to our presenters at AAAL!

March 30
No Colloquium
April 6



April 13 Yilmaz Koylu
Representation and acquisition of kind reference in L2 English
Abstract

April 20 Jeanne McGill Verb Placement in the Initial Stages of Swedish as a Third Language
Abstract

April 27 Will Allendorfer On Identifying Situations of Use: L1 and L2 Knowledge about Situation-Bound Utterances
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The learning of second and foreign languages is a rich and fascinating process involving linguistic, psychological, cultural, and social dimensions. The Indiana University Department of Second Language Studies is dedicated to teaching and research on the structure, acquisition, and use of nonnative language in both instructed and contact contexts.