This event was also made possible by the Co-Sponsorship with the Departments of Languages Literatures & Cultures.
The College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Guest Lecture Series will present a lecture by noted linguist Silvina Montrul entitled "Why Can’t I Be A Native Speaker in My Second Language?" on November 8th at 5:00 p.m. in Arts & Sciences Room 109. Refreshments will be served.
Dr. Montrul is a Professor of Linguistics, Spanish, and Portuguese at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is also currently on of the editors-in-chief of Second Language Research, an academic journal centering around second-language performance. Having written four books on language acquisition and over 30 journal articles, Dr. Montrul will speak about problems with language learning from a linguistics perspective.
This event is free and open to the public. No reservation is required.
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