The third Discourse-Pragmatic Variation and Change conference (DiPVaC 3) is taking place at the University of Ottawa from May 4-6.
Sali A. Tagliamonte (faculty) and Bridget Jankowski (Ph.D. 2013) are presenting:
"Up north here: Discourse-pragmatic deixis in Northern Ontario."
Sali and Bridget are also presenting:
"Oh yeah okay: Discourse markers on the outer rim."
Alumni Derek Denis (Ph.D. 2015) and Alexandra D'Arcy (2005), along with colleague Martina Wiltschko (University of British Columbia) are presenting:
"Deconstructed multifunctionality: Confirmational variation in Canadian English through time."
Former visiting student Claire Childs (Newcastle University) is presenting:
"Interviewer effects on negative tag realisations in North-East England."