LINGUIST List 32.883

Wed Mar 10 2021

Confs: Romance; Lang Doc, Ling Theories, Socioling, Syntax/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 10-Mar-2021
From: Alice Corr <>
Subject: Romance grammars, context and contact
E-mail this message to a friend

Romance grammars, context and contact
Short Title: RGCC2021

Date: 24-Mar-2021 - 26-Mar-2021
Location: Online University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contact: Alice Corr
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation; Linguistic Theories; Sociolinguistics; Syntax

Language Family(ies): Romance

Meeting Description:

This online workshop will draw together interdisciplinary perspectives towards Romance grammatical variation in the context of migration, multilingualism, contact, language oppression and/or other social and material contextual factors in relation to Romance linguistic communities and/or their language practices.

Invited speakers:
Roberta D’Alessandro (Utrecht)
Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign)
Eliezer Papo (Ben Gurion University of the Negev)
Shana Poplack, (Ottawa)
Almeida Jacqueline Toribio (University of Texas at Austin)

Program Information:

Full programme available at:
Registration (required, free of charge):

All times below are UTC/GMT (UK time).

Wednesday 24 March
2-4pm: Doing Romance Linguistics roundtable + Q&A
Roberta D’Alessandro (Utrecht), Shana Poplack, (Ottawa), Almeida Jacqueline Toribio (University of Texas at Austin)

4.15-5.45pm: Session 1: Heritage languages and schools

Thursday 25 March
10.45-11.45: Session 2: Romance in contact and context
12.15-1pm: Lightning talks

2-3.45pm: Public activities: lecture and workshop
Eliezer Papo (Ben Gurion University of the Negev): La diferensia entre el ladino i el kristilyano [talk in Ladino].
Carlos Yebra López (New York): ‘How to write your name in Solitreo’ workshop

4-5.30: Session 3: Judeo-Romance

Fri 26 March
10.30-12:00 Session 4: Formal approaches to Romance syntax and morphology
12.15-1pm: Lightning talks

2-3pm Plenary lecture
Silvina Montrul (Urbana Champaign): Spanish, Romanian and Bilingual Language Change

3.30-5pm Session 5: Experimental approaches to Romance contact

Page Updated: 10-Mar-2021