Ongoing events

SLAB Meetings

Fall 2023: Mondays at 4 PM (in person in the SLAB and virtually on Zoom)

Interested students and researchers are welcome to join Dr. Silvina Montrul and collaborators in discussing research happening in connection with the SLAB lab. Current projects include work on child L2 and heritage language acquisition, gender cues, and differential object marking. SLAB Meetings take place weekly every semester. For information about joining Zoom meetings, please email

Fall 2023 SLAB Meeting Dates and Topics

August 28 – Organizational meeting

September 4 – LABOR DAY

September 11 – Walther (“Activating L1 Attrition”)

September 18 – Irati (“Heritage Languages and Diachronic Language Change”)

September 25 – NO MEETING

October 2 – Xuan (Paper discussion: Ionin et al., 2020)

October 9 – NO MEETING

October 16 – Paul (“Variable Clitic Placement in Spanish-Speaking Adolescents”)

October 23 – NO MEETING

October 30 – Aylin (“How Flexible are Grammars Past Puberty? Evidence from Turkish-American Returnees”)

November 6 – NO MEETING

November 13 – Cory (Paper discussion: Hyltenstam et al., 2009)

November 20 – FALL BREAK

November 27 – Katherine (TBD)

December 4 – NO MEETING