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The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute Presents Dr. Silvina Montrul as part of the 2017 College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Guest Lecture Series  

Dr Silvina Montrul 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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For more information, please contact:

  • Jacquelyn Coletta
  • (973) 761-9422
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