The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall

From Quaint to Cool: 150 Years of Language Change in Toronto

Start Date and Time:

Friday, March 3, 2017, 11:00AM

End Date and Time:

Friday, March 3, 2017, 4:00PM

11-12pm: Canadian Language Museum Exhibit, Canadian English, Eh?
12-2pm: Foundations of Toronto English
              Professors J.K. Chambers, Sali A. Tagliamonte, University of Toronto
              The New Frontier: 800 years of ‘like’
              Professor Alexandra D’Arcy, University of Victoria
2-2:30pm: Coffee
2-4:00pm: Graduate Student Roundtable on Funky Features
                 Bridget Jankowski, Katharina Pabst, Emily Blamire, Lex Konnelly
3:30-4pm: Discussion

For further information:, #LgCan150


  • Department of Linguistics and Canada’s Sesquicentennial Initiatives Fund
  • University of Toronto


1st Floor Conference Room, Jackman Humanities Institute, 170 St. George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3C5 view full map




Faculty, Alumni and Friends, Community, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Flatiron building in downtown Toronto