Dalila Ayoun
Conferences

Scholarly Presentations at Conferences (most recent)

2017 "A longitudinal case study in the L2 acquisition of French". International Bilingualism Symposium, University of Limerick, June 6-11. Accepted submission.
2017 "The expression of futurity by advanced francophone EFL and ESL learners". GASLA, University of Southampton, April 7-9. Accepted submission.
2017 "Le genre grammatical en français et en italien: transparence ou opacité?" Université de Toulouse Jean Jaurès, February 26. Invited talk.
2016 "Looking back, looking forward: grammatical gender in L2 and NS French". EUROSLA, Jyväskylä, August 24-27. Accepted submission.
2016

“Le passé simple et le subjonctif font de la résistance…le PQP prend le maquis”. AFLS, Queen’s University, Belfast, June 20-22. Accepted submission.

2016

“A longitudinal study in the L2 acquisition of French morphosyntax by English NSs, Spanish and
French heritage speakers”. Chronos 12, Université de Caen, June 15-17. Invited submission.

2016

“Recentrage sur les DLPS: étude longitudinale sur l’acquisition de la morphosyntaxe en français
L2”. Journée d’étude sur le bilinguisme, Université Paris Diderot, May 27. Invited talk.

2016

“Le genre grammatical en français: particularités et singularités”. LingLunch Colloquium,
Université Paris Diderot, March 10. Invited talk.

2015

“Le genre grammatical en français langue maternelle: analyse semi-diachronique”. AFLS conference, Caen, France, June 17-19.

2015 “The acquisition of the subjunctive and modal alternation by advanced learners of L2 French”, with Charlène Gilbert. SLAT Roundtable, Tucson, University of Arizona.
2015 "Refocusing on input: a longitudinal study in the acquisition of morphosyntax in L2 French". AAAL, Toronto, March 21-24.
2014

“The expression of modality by advanced francophone EFL and ESL learners” with Charlène Gilbert.  Colloquium on the Expression of Temporality by L2 Learners of French and English, Université Montpellier 3, May 22-24.

2014

“The L2 acquisition of French grammatical gender and agreement: a longitudinal study”. AAAL, Portland, March 21-25.

2014

“The L2 acquisition of French morpho-syntax: a longitudinal study”. University of York, May. Invited talk.

2014

“The expression of modality by advanced francophone EFL and ESL learners” with Charlène Gilbert. SLAT Roundtable, University of Arizona.

2014

“Grammatical gender and agreement in Italian: a corpus study” with Stefano Maranzana, SLAT
 Roundtable, University of Arizona.

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.
Invited Talk.
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.
Accepted submission.
2003 “Tense-aspect morphology in the English interlanguage of French native speakers”,
American Association of Applied Linguistics, Arlington, Virgina, March 22-25.
Accepted submission.
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.