The cluster invites guest speakers from various departments to present their emerging linguistic research, provide the members with myriad perspectives on a wide array of topics, and engage in a lively discussion. The cluster also hosts professional development workshops, facilitated by the members of the faculty, staff, industry, and fellow graduate students.

For Spring 2022, Cluster talks will be held via a combination of in-person and online talks on Mondays from 12pm-1pm in Sproul 912 with the exception of our first talk which will take place from 11am-12pm and our last talk on Thursday, 6/2 from 2-3pm.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email us at: ucd.langsymposium@gmail.com

Come check out our upcoming cluster talk on Monday, 5/16 from 12pm-1pm!

This talk will be ONLINE. Register for the zoom link here: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpcuCoqjMsH9YNnKglc_7nMochuhNIndde

Dr. Carrie Bonilla

Instructional Assistant Professor, Department of Hispanic Linguistics at George Mason University

Talk title: Incorporating Second Language Acquisition Research in language Placement Test Development


Previous speakers and workshop facilitators

2021-2022

Co-chairs: Sophia Minnillo (Linguistics), Beverly Cotter (Psychology), and Ana Ruiz Alonso Bartol (Spanish & Portuguese)

Zoom recordings for the above talks will be listed below after the talk date:

  1. January 26, 2022, Kristin Predeck

  2. February 2, 2022, Peter Torres

2020-2021

Co-chairs: Skyler Reese (Linguistics) and Lillian Jones (Spanish and Portuguese)

2019-2020

Co-chairs: Peter Joseph Torres (Linguistics) and Daniela Cerbino (Spanish and Portuguese)

2018-2019

Co-chairs: Glen Heinrich-Wallace (Linguistics) and Cory Osburn (Spanish and Portuguese)

2017-2018

Co-chairs: Claire Henderson (Linguistics) and Marta Llorente Bravo (Spanish and Portuguese)

2016-2017

Co-chairs: Benjamin Gomes (Linguistics) and Aaron Yamada (Spanish and Portuguese)

2015-2016

Co-chairs: Caitlin Tierney (Linguistics) and Melissa Vega-Valdez (Spanish and Portuguese)

2014-2015

Co-chairs: Emily Moline (Linguistics) and Kimberly Morris (Spanish and Portuguese)

2013-2014

Co-chairs: David Beard (Spanish and Portuguese) and Annalisa Corioso (Spanish and Portuguese)