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SESSIONS

This July, the Word Lab turned 1! So, to celebrate we are hosting a series of online tutorials, discussions and talks revolving around our interests, i.e., morphology, experimental linguistics and psycholinguistics. 

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Join us all through 2020 for a  weekly live session on Zoom, every Wednesday at 1430 hrs (UTC +1).

If you'd like to attend a session, just fill out this form and we'll email you an invite link to our event.

OCTOBER,

NOVEMBER &

DECEMBER

2020

EVERY WEDNESDAY 

14:30 (UTC+1)

ALL SESSIONS 

  • #16

    A Necessary Concern: The Academic Image

    Maria Carlota Rosa

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  • #15

    Studies in Morphological Processing & Lexical Access (at LAPROL-UFPB/Brasil)

    Márcio Leitão, Gustavo Estivalet & José Ferrari Neto

    More details to follow

    Language:

    Portuguese

  • #14

    Lexical Acquisition of European Portuguese without Borders

    Beatriz Dias Mateus & Raul Veloso

    More details to follow.

    Language:

    Portuguese

  • #13

    Building a Corpus of Parasynthetic Verbs

    Gislene Silva

    More details to follow.

    Language:

    Portuguese

  • #12

    The Morphophonology of Evaluative Suffixes in Brazilian Portuguese

    Camila Ulrich

    Once again, the Word Lab plays host to a session on evaluative morphology, but this time from the POV of phonology. Join Camila Ulrich as she talks about the non-isomorphism between morphology and phonology with regards to evaluative suffixation.

    Language:

    Portuguese

  • #11

    Recognition Processes for Complex Words

    Maria Isabel Trindade

    What happens when a word get too complex? How does complexity affect word recognition? What is the first word that comes to your mind when you read a word like 'antihiperfacilitação'? Join Maria Isabel Trindade as she discusses the results of her work involving a word association task involving extremely complex words in European Portuguese.

    Language:

    Portuguese

  • #10

    Collocation: Generating meaning in context

    Professor Geoffrey Williams

    Collocation—a prototypical feature of human language—is defined as the "lexical co-occurence of words" (Sinclair, 1991). Join Professor Williams as he talks about collocational networks and whether our attempts to classify them are inherently futile.

    Language:

    English

  • #9

    Statistics & Experimental Psycholinguistics: Part 2

    Carina Pinto

    Picking up where we left off from Session #4, join Carina Pinto in casual conversation about statistical methods in experimental psycholinguistics.

    Language:

    Portuguese

  • #8

    The Fundamentals of Writing an Academic Paper

    Maria Inês Almeida

    Writing problems? We all face them! However, academic writing in English can be especially problematic for non-native speakers. Join Inês Almeida as she brings her extensive experience from working with native Portuguese speakers at ULisboa's Writing Center to the Word Lab for a special tutorial/discussion on academic writing in English for non-native speakers.

    Language:

    English

  • #7

    Synchrony and the Psychological Reality of Complex Verbs

    Indaiá Bassani

    Bringing together experimental data and theoretical tenets, join Indaiá as she explores the synchronic status and psychological reality of morphologically complex verbs in Brazilian Portuguese.

    Language:

    Portuguese

  • #6

    Acquisition of Evaluative Morphology in Brazilian Portuguese

    Marcela Nunes Costa

    Evaluative morphology has garnered considerable interest in linguistic circles, given that they are an almost universal feature of natural languages. Join Marcela (UNIFESP) to learn more about the acquisition of diminutives in Brazilian Portuguese.

    Language:

    Portuguese

  • #5

    10 Simple Rules for Designing an Academic Poster

    Sydelle de Souza

    Love poster sessions and want to learn how to design an attractive academic poster? You're in luck! Join Sydelle as she shows us how to visualize, design and organize the layout and content of an academic poster.

    Language:

    English

  • #4

    Statistics & Experimental Psycholinguistics

    Carina Pinto

    The methodological choices for experimental work in linguistics are quite varied and not always compatible. This session aims to create a space for discussion and brainstorming on experimental methodologies and statistical analysis used in Psycholinguistics.

    Language:

    Portuguese

  • #3

    Namorido, It's Just a BLEND!

    Rafael Minussi

    What's in a blend? Well, parts of two or more words that combine to form a new word. Join Rafael as he introduces us to blends in Brazilian Portuguese.

    Language:

    Portuguese

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