Scholarly Presentations at Conferences (most recent)
|2013||"Back to the future in the acquisition of L2 French by instructed learners", accepted for presentation at AAAL 2013 Conference in Dallas, TX, March 16-19.|
|2012||“The acquisition of the indicative-subjunctive contrast in L2 French”, accepted for
presentation at AAAL 2012 conference in Boston, MA, March 24-27.
|2010||“Revisiting French grammatical gender in light of corpus data”. CLUB (Brussels
French Linguistics Society), Vrije University Brussels, October 15, 2010. Invited talk.
|2010||“The second language acquisition of TAM in English from a minimalist perspective”.
Guest lecture in graduate seminar taught by Dr. Housen, Vrije University Brussels,
October 15, 2010.
|2010|| “Grammatical gender: theoretical approaches and language acquisition”. Atelier sur
l’Acquisition du Langage directed by Dr. Morgenstern, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle –
Paris 3, October 11, 2010. Invited talk.
|2010|| “Generative/minimalist assumptions and language acquisition research”. Guest lecture
in graduate seminar (LIN 532) taught by Dr. Bever, University of Arizona, Spring.
|2010|| “A corpus analysis of French grammatical gender in context”, accepted for presentation
at the AAAL 2010 Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, March 6-9, 2010.
|2009|| “Corpus data: shedding the light on French grammatical gender…or not”. Second
Language Studies departmental colloquium, University of Hawaii at Manoa. October 29.
|2009|| “French grammatical gender: against all odds?”. French Department of Birkbeck College,
University of London, October 14. Invited talk.
|2009||“Les données de corpus éclairent-elles le genre grammatical en français?” Université
François-Rabelais de Tours, October 6. Invited talk.
|2009|| “A corpus analysis of French grammatical gender in context”. EuroSLA, Cork,
September 2-5. Accepted submission.
|2009|| “The (in)stability of gender assignment and agreement among French native speakers”.
AAAL 2009 Conference in Denver, Colorado, March 21-24. 52% acceptance rate.
|2008||“The (in)stability of grammatical gender assignment and agreement by French native
speakers”. Linguistics Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Arizona,
Spring 2008. Invited talk.
|2007||“The development of future in L2 French”. Second Language Acquisition Studies
Colloquium Series, University of Arizona. Fall 2007. Invited talk.
|2007||“The acquisition of English tense-aspect morphology by advanced French instructed learners”. Second Language Acquisition Studies Colloquium Series, University of Arizona. Fall 2007. Invited talk.|
|2006||“The L2 acquisition of French grammatical gender by instructed learners: A minimalist
approach”. Second Language Studies Colloquium Series, University of Hawai’i,
November 30. Invited talk.
|2006||“The acquisition of future expression by L2 French instructed learners”. Romance Turn
Workshop II, University of Utrecht, September 7-9. Accepted submission.
|2006||“Grammatical gender and agreement in L2 French: A minimalist approach”. PacSLRF
Conference, Brisbane, Australia, July 4-6. Accepted submission.
|2006||“The acquisition of tense/aspect systems from a minimalist perspective”. SLAT
Colloquium, University of Arizona. Invited talk.
|2005||The development of the future in L2 French”. Second Language Research Forum,
Teachers College, Columbia University, October, 2005. Accepted submission.
|2005||“The acquisition of L2/L3 tense and aspect systems in Romance languages: Theoretical
and applied perspectives”. Organizer of colloquium presented at GURT (Georgetown
University Round Table), Washington, D.C., March 10-13. Accepted submission.
- Ayoun, D.: “The acquisition of L2 French tense/aspect from a UG/Minimalist perspective”
- Salaberry, R. :“Evidence for transfer of knowledge of aspect from L2 Spanish to L3 Portuguese
- Comajoan, L.: “The acquisition of perfective and imperfective morphology in L3 Catalan and the marking of discourse grounding
- Ayoun, D. & Salaberry, R.: “Toward a comprehensive theoretical and pedagogical mode of tense and aspect”
|2004||“Ultimate attainment and empirical data: the acquisition of verb movement phenomena in
L2 English , EuroSLA, San Sebastian, Spain, September 8-11. Accepted submission.
|2004||“Minimalist perspective into the L2 French acquisition of past tense and aspect, Romance
Turn Workshop, Madrid, Spain, September 16-18. Accepted submission.
|2004||“A follow-up study in the acquisition of the passé composé and the imparfait”. American
Association of Applied Linguistics, Portland, Oregon, May 1-4. Accepted submission.
|2003||“Verb movement phenomena in Spanish: “mixed” languages and bilingualism”,
International Bilingualism Symposium, Arizona State University, April 30-May 3.
|2003||“Tense-aspect morphology in the English interlanguage of French native speakers”,
American Association of Applied Linguistics, Arlington, Virgina, March 22-25.
|2002|| “Verb movement phenomena in Spanish as a second language: learnability in a mixed
language”, AILA (Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée) 13th World
Congress, Singapore, December 16-21. Accepted submission.
|2002|| “Verb movement in the acquisition of English by adult native speakers of French”,
Second Language Research Forum, Toronto, October 3-6. Accepted submission.
|2002|| “The acquisition of verb movement phenomena in English by French native speakers:
clustering at last”. Second Language Studies Colloquium Series, University of Hawai’i at
Manoa, September. Invited speaker.