Language Science Talks

Language Science Talks is a series of talks by prominent language sciences researchers from around the world. 

If you would like to speak at one of our upcoming events or have suggestions for talk topics, please email

2023 - 2024 

Date and time
The Neural Correlates of Statistical Learning of Orthographic Regularities in Chinese Children

Dr. Xiuhong Tong - Assistant Professor of Psychology, The Education University of Hong Kong

June 16, 2023


Kenny 4001

Douglas T. Kenny Building, UBC

Automated speech analysis in mental illnesses and the most likely near-term applications

Dr. Lena Palaniyappan - Department of Psychiatry, McGill University 

Oct 17, 2023


Kenny 2101

Douglas T. Kenny Building, UBC

Centring the margins: Building equity from relational connections in young multilinguals'fluid language and literacy practices.

Dr. Harini Rajagopal - Department of Language & Literacy Education, UBC

Feb 22, 2024



or Kenny 4001 in Douglas T. Kenny Building

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