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Alan Timberlake - "Differentiated Object Marking in (North) Russian, Spanish, and Uzbek".

 

 

Alan Timberlake, Columbia University. "Differentiated Object Marking in (North) Russian, Spanish, and Uzbek". LIN Seminar Series - Part of Year of Russia's Realms. University of Kentucky - College of Arts and Sciences

 

 

Alan Timberlake - "Conflicting Realms of Russian: “God sent Russia Putin” to P****-Riot"

 

 

Alan Timberlake, Columbia University. "Conflicting Realms of Russian: “God sent Russia Putin” to P****-Riot". Public Lecture - Part of Year of Russia's Realms. University of Kentucky, College of Arts and Sciences

 

 

English in Russian Academia

 

 

Elena Lawrick, ESL Director Reading Area Community College "English in Russian Academia"

University of Kentucky Year of Russia February 13, 2013

 

 

English in Russia: From a Language of the Elite to a Language of the Masses

 

 

Elena Lawrick, ESL Director Reading Area Community College "English in Russia: From a Language of the Elite to a Language of the Masses"

University of Kentucky Year of Russia February 12, 2013

 

 

Mapping Linguistic Diversity: Benjamin Kinsella and Haralambos Symeonidis

How many languages do you speak? Benjamin Kinsella is fluent in English, speaks Spanish, and now also knows touch of Guaraní. He graduated from UK in December of 2012, and worked with Professor Haralambos Symeonidis of the Hispanic Studies Department on a linguistic atlas project, Atlas Lingüístico Guaraní-Románico. The Atlas documents instances of language contact between three languages in South America: Spanish, Portuguese and Guaraní. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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An Experimental Approach to English Resumption - Maria Polinsky

 

 

Maria Polinsky, Harvard University

"An experimental approach to English resumption"

Wednesday, 16 January 2013, 1:00 - 2:00 PM Linguistics Seminar Series - Part of Year of Russia's Realms

 

 

Fathers and Sons: Do all Russians in the USA speak the same language? - Maria Polinsky

 

 

Maria Polinsky, Harvard University

"Fathers and Sons: Do all Russians in the USA speak the same language?"

Thursday, 17 January 2013; 7:00-8:30 PM Linguistics Lecture Series - A part of Russia's Realms

 

 

Second Language Shows Benefits to Aging Brain

As people age, cognitive flexibility — the ability to adapt to unfamiliar or unexpected circumstances — and related "executive" functions decline. Recent studies suggest lifelong bilingualism may reduce this decline — a boost that may stem from the experience of constantly switching between languages. However, how brain activity differs between older bilinguals and monolinguals was previously unclear.

The Ket Language of Siberia

 

 

Dr. Edward Vadja "The Ket Language of Siberia"

a part of the University of Kentucky Linguistics Lecture Series and the College of Arts and Sciences Russia's Realms

 

 

The Peopling of the Americas and the Dene-Yeniseian Connection

 

 

Dr. Edward Vadja "The Peopling of the Americas and the Dene-Yeniseian Connection"

a part of the University of Kentucky Linguistics Lecture Series and the College of Arts and Sciences Russia's Realms

 

 

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