Heritage Language Variation and Change in Toronto
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Nagy, N. 2018. Linguistic attitudes and contact effects in Toronto’s heritage languages: A variationist sociolinguistic investigation. International Journal of Bilingualism 22.4:429-446. DOI: 10.1177/1367006918762160. [abstract].

Kasstan, J. & N. Nagy, eds. 2018. Francoprovençal: documenting a contact variety in Europe and North America. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 249. [see Table of Contents of the issue] and [video of presentations of most of the papers].

Kasstan, J. & N. Nagy. 2018. Francoprovençal: documenting contact varieties in Europe and North America. (Introduction). International Journal of the Sociology of Language 249.

Zulato, A., J. Kasstan & N. Nagy. 2018. An overview of Francoprovençal vitality in Europe and North America. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 249.

Nagy, N., M. Iannozzi & D. Heap. 2018. Faetar null subjects: A variationist study of a heritage language in contact. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 249.

Nagy, N. 2017. Documenting variation in (endangered) heritage languages: how and why?. Language Documentation and Conservation SP13.

Tse, H. 2017. Variation and Change in Toronto Heritage Cantonese: An analysis of two monophthongs across two generations. Asia Pacific Language Variation 2.2:124–156. [abstract]

Nagy, N. 2017. Cross-cultural approaches: Comparing heritage languages in Toronto. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 23.2.12.

Nagy, N. 2017. Heritage language speakers in the university classroom, doing research. In P. Trifonas & T. Aravossitas, eds. International Handbook on Research and Practice in Heritage Language Education. Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-38893-9_41-1. [abstract]

Tse. H. 2016. Contact-induced splits in Toronto Heritage Cantonese mid-vowels. Linguistica Atlantica 35.2:133-155.

Łyskawa, P., R. Maddeaux, E. Melara & N. Nagy. 2016. Heritage speakers follow all the rules: Language contact and convergence in Polish devoicing. Heritage Language Journal 13.2:219-244. [abstract]

Kang, Y.-J. & N. Nagy. 2016. VOT merger in Heritage Korean in Toronto. Language Variation and Change 28.2:249-272. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S095439451600003X. [abstract]

Nagy, N. 2016. Heritage languages as new dialects. The Future of Dialects: Selected papers from Methods in Dialectology XV. Marie-Hélène Côté, Remco Knooihuizen & John Nerbonne (eds.). Berlin: Language Science. 15-34. DOI:10.17169/langsci.b81.81.

Frascà, P. 2015. Lingua cum dialectis: analisi diagenerazionale del dialetto calabrese nella conversazione. Indagine introduttiva preliminare. Cultura e Comunicazione VI.6:15-20. [abstract]

Iannozzi, M. 2015. Pro-drop in Faetar in Canada: A study of a heritage language in contact. Western Papers in Linguistics 1.2, Article 5. http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/wpl_clw/vol1/iss2/5.

Nagy, N., N. Aghdasi, Y. Kang, A. Kochetov, D. Denis, A. Motut & J. Walker. 2014. Heritage Russian variation and change in Toronto. Международного междисциплинарного научного совещания БИЛИНГВИЗМ И БИКУЛЬТУРАЛИЗМ (Proceedings of the International interdisciplinary scientific meeting: Bilingualism & Biculturalism). Perm State National Research University.

Nagy, N. 2014 [online]; 2015 [paper]. A sociolinguistic view of null subjects and VOT in Toronto heritage languages. Lingua 164B:309-327. Abstract [PDF]

Nagy, N., J. Chociej & M. Hoffman. 2014. Analyzing Ethnic Orientation in the quantitative sociolinguistic paradigm. In L. Hall-Lew & M. Yaeger-Dror. Special issue of Language and Communication: New perspectives on the concept of ethnolect. 35:9-26

Kang, Y. & N. Nagy. 2013. VOT merger in Heritage Korean in Toronto. Proceedings of the Canadian Linguistics Association 2012.

Nagy, N. & A. Kochetov. 2013. Voice Onset Time across the generations: A cross-linguistic study of contact-induced change. In Multilingualism and Language Contact in Urban Areas: Acquisition - Development - Teaching - Communication. P. Siemund, I. Gogolin, M. Schulz & J. Davydova, (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 19-38.

Hrycyna, M., N. Lapinskaya, A. Kochetov & N. Nagy. 2011. VOT drift in 3 generations of Heritage Language speakers in Toronto. Canadian Acoustics 39.3:166-7.

Marr, Isobel. 2011. Imposition and identity in null subject usage: Contact effects among speakers of Chinese, Italian, and Anglo background in Toronto. University of Toronto Master's Thesis. [abstract] [PDF of a shortened version of the paper is available through Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics]

Nagy, N. 2011. Lexical Change and Language Contact: Faetar in Italy and Canada. Journal of Sociolinguistics 15:366-382. [abstract -- Hear it in Faetar!]

Nagy, N., N. Aghdasi, D. Denis, & A. Motut. 2011. Pro-drop in Heritage Languages: A cross-linguistic study of contact-induced change. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 17.2. [abstract]

Nagy, N. 2011. A multilingual corpus to explore geographic variation. Rassegna Italiana di Linguistica Applicata 43.1-2:65-84. [abstract]

Nagy, N. Lexical change and language contact: Francoprovençal in Italy and Canada. in M. Meyerhoff, C. Adachi, A. Daleszynska & A. Strycharz (eds.) The Proceedings of Summer School of Sociolinguistics 2010, Edinburgh.

Presentations

Chan, Ariel Shuk Ling. 2017. 'He can make himself look more young’: the use of comparative constructions of Cantonese heritage speakers in the Greater Toronto Area. Third International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages. UCLA, February 16-17, 2018. [abstract]

Nagy, N. 2017. Cross-cultural approaches: Comparing heritage languages in Toronto. Department of English, U. Lausanne, Nov. 13, 2017.

Nagy, N., M. Iannozzi & D. Heap. 2017. Les pronoms sujets en faetar : une étude variationniste d’une langue de patrimoine. Conférence annuelle sur l’activité scientifique du Centre d’Études Francoprovençales “René Willien,” Saint-Nicolas, Vallé d'Aoste, Nov. 11, 2017. [ video of talk!]

Nagy, N. 2017. Phonetic vs. phonological variation in Heritage Italian VOT. Université Lyon2, Nov. 9, 2017.

Nagy, N. 2017. Homeland and Heritage Faetar: Is variation transmitted? Labo Langue Parole, Aix-en-Provence, Nov. 7, 2017.

Pabst, K., L. Konnelly, S Meslin, F. Wilson & N. Nagy. 2017. Transmission of variation between Homeland and Heritage Faetar”, U. Western Ontario Linguistics speaker series, September 26, 2017, U Buffalo, Oct. 20, 2017, and NWAV45 - Madison, WI, Nov. 4, 2017.

Nagy, N. 2017. Looking for contact effects in Heritage Languages – a comparative variationist approach. ISLE, the International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE) Summer School, University of Regensburg, October 3, 2017.

Nodari, R., C. Celata, & N. Nagy. 2017. Interspeaker and cross-generation patterns of variation in phonetic and phonological attrition. 11th International Symposium on Bilingualism. Limerick, June 11-15, 2017.

Tan, Ziwen Tracy & N. Nagy. 2017. VOT in heritage and Hong Kong Cantonese, Association canadienne de linguistique | Canadian Linguistic Association. Toronto, May 29, 2017.

Nagy, N. 2017. HLVC Goals and Methods. Toronto Language Tapestry Workshop. Toronto, April 28.

Nagy, N. 2017. Cross-cultural approaches: Comparing heritage languages in Toronto. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, March 24.

Rey, Lyndon. 2017. Modelling phonetic variation in heritage speakers: A neural network representation of vowel formant patterns. TULCON, University of Toronto, March 4.

Nagy, N. 2016. Cross-cultural sociolinguistic surprises, Opening Keynote, TULCON, University of Toronto, March 4.

Tse, H. 2017. Heritage Language maintenance and phonological maintenance in Toronto Cantonese monophthongs – But they still have an accent! Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Annual Conference, Austin, TX, January 8. [slides] [Tweet!]

Nagy, N. 2016. Contact: Language change and attitude in Toronto’s heritage languages. Plenary Speaker, CRLCC International Conference. Glendon College, Toronto, November 19.

Nagy, N. & Ziwen Tan. 2016. Exploring Heritage Languages: Cantonese consonants. Guest lecture, NEW102 "Travelling Words: Language and Diversity," University of Toronto, November 17.

Nagy, N. 2016. Cross-cultural approaches: Comparing heritage languages in Toronto. Widening Horizons: Cross-cultural approaches to linguistic variation workshop at NWAV 45, Vancouver, November 3.

Lo, Samuel & N. Nagy. 2016. Variable use of Heritage Cantonese classifiers. NWAV 45, Vancouver, November 3–6.

Lyskawa, Paulina. 2016. Converging vs. competing phonology: does code-switching play a predictable role?. NWAV 45, Vancouver, November 3–6.

Lyskawa, Paulina, Valeriya Mordvinova & N. Nagy. 2016. Case marking variation in heritage Slavic languages in Toronto. Slavic Linguistic Society, Toronto, Sept. 23-25.

Nodari, Rosalba, Chiara Celata & N. Nagy. 2016. Immigrants’ speech: is phonetic attrition a necessary precondition for phonological attrition to occur? Third International Conference on Language Attrition, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, July 5-7.

Lo, Samuel, Junrui Wu, Elaine Wang, Zahid Daudjee and Naomi Nagy. 2016. Use of Heritage Cantonese and Korean classifiers in Toronto. Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics (WICL), the Ohio State University, Mar 12-13. [see more about the conference on our News page]

Peters, Andrew and Holman Tse. 2016. Evaluating the efficacy of Prosody-lab Aligner for a study of vowel variation in Cantonese. Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics (WICL), the Ohio State University, Mar 12-13. [slides]

Tse, Holman. 2016. Contrast maintenance and innovation in Toronto Heritage Cantonese high vowels. Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics (WICL), the Ohio State University, Mar 12-13. [slides]

Wu, Alfred, Deepam Patel, Elaine Wang, Naomi Nagy, Samuel Lo and Zahid Daujee. 2016. Heritage Language Variation and Change in Toronto Cantonese and Korean. Undergraduate Research Forum poster, University of Toronto, Feb. 3, 2016.

Nagy, N. 2016. Heritage language variation and education. Invited speaker, Rethinking Language, Diversity and Education workshop, Munk School of Global Affairs, Mar. 26.

Leung, Betty H.M. 2016. Attrition of tone in Cantonese Heritage Language speakers of Toronto. 3rd International Conference on Language Attrition. [abstract]

Peters, Andrew. 2016. Sometimes Ngo Zau Start to Gong Chinese: The role of pragmatics and information structure in the syntax of codemixing. (Sometimes I just start to speak Chinese). Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research (WISSLR), March 5. [abstract] [handout]

Rey, Lyndon. 2016. Identifying language computationally: Vowel-uable nuance in discrete features. Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research (WISSLR), March 5.

Nagy, N. 2016. Studying more and less endangered heritage varieties. LSA Session "Documenting Variation in Endangered Languages", Washington, DC, Jan. 7, 2016. [slides]

Nagy, N. & Paulina Lyskawa. 2016. Moving forward with multilingual transcription. LSA Satellite session "Preparing your Corpus for Archival Storage. Washington, DC, Jan. 7, 2016. [slides]

Tse, H., 2016. Phonetic vs. phonological considerations in inter-generational vowel change in Toronto Heritage Cantonese". Poster for "Symposium on Language Contact in the Mind and in the Community: Insights from Bilingual Phonetics and Phonology," Linguistic Society of America, Annual Conference, Washington, DC, Jan 8.

Nagy, N., A. Chan, S. Lo, A. Wu, E. Wang. 2015. Toronto Cantonese heritage speakers' use of classifiers. APLA 2015, St. John's, NF, Nov. 6-7.

Tse, H. 2015. The Role of contact in expanding sound inventories: Evidence from Toronto Heritage Cantonese. APLA 2015, St. John's, NF, Nov. 6-7.

Tse, H. 2015. Is Heritage Language Phonology Conservative?: Evidence from Variation and Change in Toronto Heritage Cantonese Vowels. NWAV 44, University of Toronto, Oct 22-25.

Iannozzi, M. 2015. Heritage Faetar I/Ø want to know: why do you/Ø pro-drop?. NWAV 44, Toronto.

Łyskawa, P, R. Maddeaux & E. Melara. 2015. Heritage speakers abide by all the rules: Evidence of language contact effects in Heritage Polish word final devoicing'. NWAV 44, Toronto.

Nagy, N. Is Italian on the move in Toronto? Competence Centre for Language Studies, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, June 2015.

Walker, James, Naomi Nagy & Michol Hoffman. Challenges of Diversity and Identity in Toronto. Sociolinguistics of Globalization: (De)centring and (de)standardization, The University of Hong Kong, June 3-6, 2015.

Nagy, N. Cross-dialect vs. cross-linguistic contact in Southern Italy. ICLAVE 8, Leipzig, May 27-29, 2015.

Nagy, N. Communities-based Research. ICLAVE 8, Leipzig, May 27-29, 2015.

Shkvorets, Maksym. 2015. The Loss of reflexive possessive pronouns in Heritage Ukrainian. CLA

Chan, Ariel Shuk Ling & N. Nagy. 2015. Toronto Cantonese heritage speakers’ use of sortal classifiers. The Fifteenth LSHK Workshop on Classifiers, University of Hong Kong.

Nagy, N. Looking for contact in Toronto's Heritage Languages – a comparative variationist approach. University of Western Ontario, April 6, 2015.

Nagy, N. 2015. Heritage Language variation and Ethnic Identity. Plenary, AAAL, Royal York Hotel, Toronto, March 21-24,2015.

Iannozzi, Michael. 2015. Pro-drop in Faetar in contact with English and Italian: A study of potential contact-induced change. WISSLR, Western University, March 2015. [abstract]

Shkvorets, Maksym. 2015. Losing one’s language, or creating one’s own dialect? The Loss of reflexive possessive pronouns in Heritage Ukrainian, TULCON, University of Toronto, March 2015, and the Canadian Linguistic Association, Ottawa, May 2015. [abstract]

Iannozzi, Michael. 2015. Pro-drop in a Heritage language in Toronto: A study of Heritage Faetar. TULCON, University of Toronto, March 2015. [abstract]

Amato, Emma & Jessica Ortins. 2015. We R who we are: A Study of phonetic variation of /r/ within Toronto’s Heritage Language speakers, TULCON, University of Toronto, March 2015. [abstract]

Nagy, N. & M. Iannozzi. 2014. Older speakers use more null subjects, but the variable is stable: Accounting for contrasting reports of contact effects in Italian and Faetar. NWAV 43, Chicago.

Nagy, N. & Michael Iannozzi. 2014. Intro to the HLVC Project, invited lecture. NEW102Y1 Travelling Words: Language and Diversity, University of Toronto, October 2014.

Nagy, N. & M. Iannozzi. 2014. Older speakers use more null subjects, but the variable is stable: Accounting for contrasting reports of contact effects in Italian and Faetar. NWAV 43, Chicago.

Tse, Holman. 2014. Computational Tools for a Large-Scale Study of Vowel Variation in Toronto Heritage Cantonese. A Workshop on Computational Tools for Large-Scale Linguistic Data Analysis, Department of Linguistics Colloquium, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Oct. 3, 2014

Walker, J., N. Nagy & M. Hoffman. 2014. The sociolinguistics of immigration in Toronto: Contact and identity. The First International Conference on the Sociolinguistics of Immigration, Rapallo, Italy, Sept. 26, 2014.

Nagy, N. 2014. Looking for contact-induced change in Heritage Cantonese: Vowels, pronouns, classifiers, VOT. Invited lecture, University of Amsterdam.

Nagy, N. 2014. Heritage Languages as new dialects, plenary speaker, Methods in Dialectology XV, University of Groningen.

Tse, Holman & N. Nagy. 2014. Exploring automated formant analysis for variationist study of Heritage Cantonese. CRC Summer Phonetics/Phonology Workshop, Toronto, June 19, 2014.

Nagy, N. 2014. Heritage Language Variation and Change project: Italian varieties at home and in Toronto, Invited speaker, Contatto interlinguistico fra presente e passato, Pescara, Italy, May 29-31, 2014.

Cui, Naomi, Minyi Zhu, Vina Law, Holman Tse & N. Nagy. 2014. Exploring automated formant analysis for comparative variationist study of Heritage Cantonese and English. Change and Variation in Canada 8, Kingston, ON.

Nagy, N. 2014. Italian in Toronto (HLVC), invited lecture. ITA1031H: History of the Italian Language in North America, University of Toronto, March 19, 2014.

Nagy, N. & D. Denis. 2013. An amplification role for lexical frequency in syntactic variation? Testing with Heritage Italian pro-drop. NWAV 42, Pittsburgh.

Nagy, N. 2013. Intro to the HLVC Project, invited lecture. JFL 478: Language variation and change in French, University of Toronto.

Nagy, N. 2013. Intro to the HLVC Project, invited lecture. NEW102Y1 Travelling Words: Language and Diversity, University of Toronto.

Parascandolo, M. 2013. Heritage Italian in Toronto: verb system variation analysis on a narrative spoken corpus. International Conference on Language Variation and Change in Postcolonial Contexts, Università degli Studi di Salerno.

Koumarianos, Y. 2013. Adjective suffixation across three generations of Italian-Canadians. Change and Variation in Canada 7.

Walker, J., N. Nagy & M. Hoffman. 2013. Two Sides of the Chinese Diaspora: English and Cantonese in Toronto, Multilingualism in the Chinese Diasporas Colloquium, International Symposium on Bilingualism 9, Singapore.

Lapinskaya, N. 2013. Effects of contextual variety of language use on vowel production among speakers of Heritage Russian. TULCON 6, Toronto.

Nagy, N. 2013. Is Italian on the move in Toronto? Lingue Migranti: The Global Languages of Italy and the Diaspora. City University of New York.

Nagy, N. 2013. Quelques études du pro-drop: Faetar et russe. l'Université de Nice, France. [download slides as 13 MB PDF]

Nagy, N. 2013. À la recherche des changements dans le faetar de Toronto. Laboratoire Parole et Langage, Aix-en-Provence. [download slides as 13 MB PDF]

Nagy, N. 2013. À la recherche des effets du contact à Toronto. Séminaire Pratiques langagières: terrains, méthodes, théories, Université Paris Diderot.

Nagy, N. 2013. Is Italian on the move in Toronto?, Department of Modern Languages, Exeter University.

Nagy, N. 2013. Looking for contact effects in Heritage Languages, Institute for Linguistics and Language Studies, Manchester University.

Nagy, N. 2013. Language contact and lexical change in homeland and heritage Faetar. LingLunch, University of Kent. [download slides as 11 MB PDF]

Costa, B., E. de Leeuw, N. Nagy, I. Sachdev & D. Sharma. 2013. Multilingual Capital: A Panel Discussion with the Public, Queen Mary University London. [clip 1 - Multilingualism in Toronto] [clip 2 - Benefits of Heritage language teaching] [clip 3 - Benefits of multilingualism]

Nagy, N. 2013. Looking for contact-induced change in Toronto's Heritage Languages, Departmental Colloquium, Queen Mary University London.

Nagy, N. 2013. Teaching and Heritage Languages. Women Scholars Speaker Series, University of Lethbridge.

Nagy, N. 2013. Sociolinguistics of Heritage Languages. University of Alberta. [Watch the video!]

Nagy, N. 2012. Sociolinguistics of Heritage Languages. Linguistics Department, University of Pittsburgh.

Nagy, N. 2012. Looking for contact in Toronto's Heritage Languages. Penn State University.

Nagy, N. 2012. Corpus building and language contact. University of Florida. [slides pdf, handout]

Molnár, T. Use of Pronouns in Hungarian as a Heritage Language. A Comparative Study. The road less travelled. An international conference on heritage languages and heritage language acquisition. Toronto.

Nagy, N. 2012. Sociolinguistics of Heritage Languages. The road less travelled. An international conference on heritage languages and heritage language acquisition. Toronto. [slides pdf]

Brook, M. & N. Nagy. 2012. Speech rate across generations in two Toronto Heritage Languages. The road less travelled. An international conference on heritage languages and heritage language acquisition. Toronto. [slides pdf]

Nagy, N. 2012. Looking for contact-induced change in Heritage Languages. Heritage languages: language contact-change-maintenance and loss in the wave of new migration landscapes. Wuppertal, Germany.

Nagy, N. 2012. Looking for contact-induced change in Heritage Cantonese: pronouns, classifiers and VOT. NWAV-Asia Pacific 2, Tokyo. [slides pdf]

Nagy, N. & N. Lapinskaya. 2012. Cross-generational change in Heritage Russian Phonology. Change and Variation in Canada VI. Montreal.

Kang, Y. & N. Nagy. 2012. VOT merger in Homeland Seoul Korean and Heritage Toronto Korean. Canadian Linguistics Association. Waterloo.

Nagy, N., T. Chung & J. Tong. 2012. Classifier variation and change in Toronto Heritage Cantonese. Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics. The Ohio State University. 2012. [slides pdf, abstract]

Nagy, N. 2012. Homeland and Heritage Faetar. Romance Linguistics Guest Speaker Series, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign.

Nagy, N. 2012. Looking for contact-induced change in Heritage Languages. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, OR.

Nagy, N. & J. Chociej. 2012. Analyzing Ethnic Orientation in Toronto Heritage Languages. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, workshop: New perspectives on the concept of ethnolect. Portland, OR.

Nagy, N., J. Chociej, & M. Hoffman. 2012. Ethnic Orientation in the Quantitative Sociolinguistic Paradigm. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, satellite workshop on preparation of sociolinguistic archives. Portland, OR.

Nagy, N. 2011. Looking for contact effects in Heritage Languages. Invited Homecoming speaker, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.

Nagy, N. 2011. Transcribing multilingual speech - the Heritage Language Documentation Corpus. Workshop sur l’annotation des corpus multilingues, Paris.

Hrycyna, M., N. Lapinskaya, A. Kochetov & N. Nagy. 2011. VOT drift in 3 generations of Heritage Language speakers in Toronto. Canadian Acoustical Association, Québec.

Nagy, Naomi, Joanna Chociej & Michol Hoffman. 2011. Analyzing Ethnic Orientation in the Quantitative Sociolinguistic Paradigm. Methods in Dialectology 14, University of Western Ontario. [abstract]

Nagy, Naomi. 2011. Heritage Language Variation and Change: Corpus Construction and Use. Methods in Dialectology 14, University of Western Ontario. [abstract for Panel: Dialect and Heritage Language Corpora for the Google Generation]

Chociej, Joanna. 2010. Quantifying Degree of Contact: Determining the Factors Significant for Heritage Language Speakers. Bilingual Workshop in Theoretical Linguistics, U of T. (abstract)

Chociej, Joanna. 2010. Polish pro-drop: English influence on heritage Polish in Toronto. 5th Annual Slavic Linguistic Society Conference. (abstract)

Nagy, N., N. Aghdasi, D. Denis, A. Motut, & D. Uscher. 2010. Pro-drop in Heritage Languages: A cross-linguistic study of contact-induced change. NWAV 39, San Antonio, TX. (abstract)

Nagy, N., N. Aghdasi, D. Denis, A. Motut, M. So Gao & D. Uscher. 2010. After acquisition: Variable subject pronoun acquisition. GALANA 4. Invited poster.

Walker, J., M. Hoffman & N. Nagy. 2010. Ethnolinguistic Variation in Toronto. Dialect and Social Change in Urban Diasporic Communities Workshop, Queen Mary, University of London. (abstract)

Hollett, Meghan. 2010. Heritage Russian in Toronto: Generational change and subject omission. CVC IV, Memorial University of Newfoundland. (abstract)

Nagy, N. 2010. Heritage Language Variation and Change: The Case of Faetar in Faeto and Toronto. ACLA/CAAL, Montreal. (abstract)

Nagy, N. 2010. Heritage Language Variation and Change Project in Toronto: Bilinguals' competence in their Heritage Language. AAAL, Insights into the Development of Sociolinguistic Competence Colloquium panel, Atlanta. (abstract)

Chung, S. 2010. Code-switching as a means of cultural identity among Koreans in Toronto. TULCON '10 conference, University of Toronto, and Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium 2010. (abstract)

Nagy, N. 2009. Exploring Heritage Language Variation in Toronto. SLUGS Academic Seminar, University of Toronto. (JPG of abstract, PPT of talk)

Nagy, N. 2009. A Multilingual Corpus to Explore Geographic Variation. CLAVIER IX, Modena, Italy. (abstract; PDF of presentation)

Nagy, N., Y. Kang, A. Kochetov and J. Walker. 2009. Heritage language change and variation in Toronto. NWAV 38, University of Ottawa. (abstract)

Nagy, N., Y. Kang, A. Kochetov and J. Walker. 2009. Heritage Languages in Toronto: A New Project. Heritage Language Workshop, University of Toronto. (abstract; PDF of presentation)

Manuscripts

Lyskawa, Paulina. 2015. Variation in case marking in Heritage Polish. MA Thesis, Linguistics Department, University of Toronto.

Tse, Holman. 2015. Variation and change in four contrastive vowels in Toronto Heritage Cantonese. Comprehensive Paper, Linguistics Department, University of Pittsburgh.

Ahmed, Amer and Iryna Lenchuk. 2013. Probing for aspectual change: An analysis of lexical and grammatical aspect across three generations of Russian speakers in the Greater Toronto Area. York University ms.

Chociej, Joanna. 2011. Polish pro-drop: English influence on heritage Polish in Toronto. University of Toronto Generals Paper. [abstract]

Hollett, Meghan. 2011. Null subject variation in Heritage Russian in Toronto. University of Toronto Master's thesis. [abstract]

Molke, Veronika. 2011. Russisch als Migrationssprache – zum Russisch-Englischen Sprachkontakt in Kanada. Diplomarbeit, Justus Liebig University, Giessen. (Supervised by Prof. Dr. Monika Wingender).

So, Hoi-Ching Julianna. 2010. Analysis of Vowel Contexts that Trigger Palatalization of Cantonese Sibilants. (University of Toronto ms.)

Projects in Progress

Other projects in progress using the HerLD corpus

  • Palumbo, Mariagrazia. Shift, retention and retrieval of the linguistic and cultural space in the 2nd and 3rd generations of Italian (Calabrian) immigrants in the world: language, languages, identity. Università della Calabria.
  • A study of Heritage Hungarian in Toronto. Timea Molnár, University of Szeged.
  • Modality in Russian as a Heritage Language, Tatiana Perevozchikova, LiMA, University of Hamburg

This research is funded by:

SSHRC Standard Research Grant 410-2009-2330
(2009-12); Insight Grant 435-2016-1430 to Naomi Nagy(2015-18)
Shevchenko Foundation Heritage Program grant
(2013-2014)
Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto