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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).

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OCTOBER,

NOVEMBER &

DECEMBER

2020

EVERY WEDNESDAY 

14:30 (UTC+1)

ALL SESSIONS 

#12

The Morphophonology of Evaluative Suffixes in Brazilian Portuguese

Camila Ulrich

Language:

Portuguese

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.

#11

Recognition Processes for Complex Words

Maria Isabel Trindade

Language:

Portuguese

Details to follow soon.

#10

Collocation: Generating meaning in context

Professor Geoffrey Williams

Language:

English

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.

#9

Statistics & Experimental Psycholinguistics: Part 2

Carina Pinto

Language:

Portuguese

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

#8

The Fundamentals of Writing an Academic Paper

Maria Inês Almeida

Language:

English

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.

#7

Synchrony and the Psychological Reality of Complex Verbs

Indaiá Bassani

Language:

Portuguese

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.

#6

Acquisition of Evaluative Morphology in Brazilian Portuguese

Marcela Nunes Costa

Language:

Portuguese

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.

#5

10 Simple Rules for Designing an Academic Poster

Sydelle de Souza

Language:

English

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.

#4

Statistics & Experimental Psycholinguistics

Carina Pinto

Language:

Portuguese

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.

#3

Namorido, It's Just a BLEND!

Rafael Minussi

Language:

Portuguese

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.

#2

A Very Brief Introduction to PsyToolkit

Sydelle de Souza

Language:

English

The pandemic has made us reconsider internet-based tools for psycholinguistics experiments. Join Sydelle as she walks us through getting set up with PsyToolkit and programming a simple lexical decision task.

#1

Last Semester, Mendeley Saved My Life

Sydelle de Souza

Language:

English

The Word Lab Sessions kicks off with a Mendeley tutorial by Sydelle. Learn how to organize your reference library, boost productivity and cite while you write.

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