Miami FLing 2016 brings together two meetings: the annual FLYM [Florida Linguistics Yearly Meeting] and our annual Linguistics Matters Festival, associated with our Barbara Gordon Memorial Lecture Series. The event takes place at Florida International University in Miami, FL
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March 9-10, 2016
FLYM, Florida Linguistics Yearly Meeting, is an annnual event, located in distinct venues in Florida each year, focusing primarily on syntactic theory and analysis. (See http://www.tampalinguistics.org/ for previous meetings.) This year we also invite work in Experimental Linguistics – including Processing, Acquisition, and Brain studies.
Keynote speaker: Jairo Nunes, Universidade de São Paulo
Organizers: Ellen Thompson, Virginia Gathercole, Feryal Yavaş, Graduate Linguistics Association
LINGUISTICS MATTERS FESTIVAL
March 10-11, 2016
The Linguistics Matters Festival is an event associated with the annual Barbara Gordon Memorial Lecture series, commemorating and celebrating the work of Dr. Barbara Gordon. The focus of talks can be in any area of Linguistics; work focusing on issues of relevance to South Florida -- bilingualism, first- and second-language acquisition, sociolinguistics, language contact, Creole languages, Native American languages -- are particularly welcome.
Keynote speaker: Lydia White, McGill University
Organizers: Virginia Gathercole, Feryal Yavaş, Ellen Thompson, Graduate Linguistics Association