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Conferences

Presentations

Paper and poster presentations at national and international conferences.

Invited Talks

Paper presentations at national and international departments.

Workshops

Workshops held for colleagues and students on BA, MA and PhD levels.


Presentations

2018
Article usage patterns in urban spaces: New digital methodologies in non-native English grammar. Urban Language Research 2018. Graz, Austria. November 3.

Protest American English Influence or protest against it? Changing Prepositions in Nigerian Twitter English. 14th Conference of The European Society for the Study of English (ESSE). Brno, Czech Republic. August 31.

2017
New digital methodologies for old grammar problems: Corpus analyses and eye-tracking to discover non-native English article usage preferences. Anglistentag 2017. Regensburg, Germany. September 22.

2016
"I’m Newfoundlander first and Canadian second": Young urban Newfoundlanders and the linguistic manifestation of local pride. Sociolinguistics Symposium 21. Murcia, Spain. June 16.

2015
Social Networks, Oil, and Linguistic Marketplaces: The Canandian Shift in Urban St. John's, NL. New Ways of Analyzing Variation 44: Intersections. Toronto, ON, Canada. October 24.

Mainland Canadian English in Newfoundland: The Canadian Shift in Urban Middle-Class St. John’s. Chemnitz Africa/Asia Symposium on English 15/8. Chemnitz University of Technology. Chemnitz. January 26.

2014
The Role of Frequency in a Regular Sound Change Revisited. The International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE 3). Zurich, Switzerland (with Susanne Wagner). August 25.

Islanders or Mainlanders? The Canadian Shift in the Middle Class of Urban St. John's. Methods in Dialectology XV. Groningen, Netherlands. August 15.

How Frequent Is Frequent, and why Does it Matter? Lexical Frequency Effects on a Regular Sound Change. Methods in Dialectology XV. Groningen, Netherlands (with Susanne Wagner). August 15.

2013
The Urban Middle Class and their Many KITs: Frequency Effects in St. John's, Newfoundland. 5th International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (ICLCE 5). Austin, TX, USA (with Susanne Wagner). September 28.

2012
Sociolinguistics Symposium 19. Berlin, Germany. August 21-24.

2011
Mainland Canadian English Phonology in Newfoundland - DRESS Lowering. Methods in Dialectology XIV. London, ON, Canada. August 4.

2010
Second Language Learner Phonetics: ESL Speakers in Cameroon. ATECR 2010. Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic. September 11.

2009
The Northern Cities Vowel Shift and the Regional Variety of North Dakota. Modena International Workshop. Modena, Italy. October 17.


Invited Talks

2011 
Mainland Canadian English in Newfoundland - Linguistic Change Reflecting Economic Change? Memorial University of Newfoundland. St. John's, NL, Canada. September 9.

2010

Analyzing Spoken English Empirically: From Arthur the Rat to WWW Downloads. Chemnitz University of Technology. Chemnitz. April 21.


Workshops

2018
Introduction to quantitative Linguistics. VW Foundation Workshop. Benin City, Nigeria. May 28.

2017
Introduction to Statistics. Ph.D. Workshop. Chemnitz University of Technology. Chemnitz, Germany. December 6.

Introduction to R. Alexander-von-Humboldt Workshop. Chemnitz University of Technology. Chemnitz, Germany. July 17.

2015 
Introduction to R. Ph.D. Workshop. Northwest University. Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. September 8-10.

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