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Mihaela Pirvulescu

Associate Professor, University of Toronto Mississauga

Primary Office:

North Building 238, UTM
Telephone: 905-828-3766
Email: ma.pirvulescu@utoronto.ca

Website:

http://www.erin.utoronto.ca/~w3mihp/

Research:

Acquisition de la langue maternelle; bilinguisme; acquisition langue seconde (enfants); théorie linguistique (syntaxe et morphologie); l’intégration des nouvelles technologies dans l’enseignement du français langue seconde. SSHRC funded project: The acquisition of object clitics by children learning French as their first or second language (2009-2013); with Ana T. Pérez-Leroux and Yves Roberge; collaborators: Johanne Paradis (University of Alberta) and Philippe Prévost (Université François Rabelais, Tours).

Publications:

Articles published and in press

“French object clitics, L1 and the left periphery”, (with Virginia Hill) to appear  in The Romance Turn Proceedings.

“Topicalizations and Object Drop in Child Language” (2011) in First Language, 31(3), 280-299. (with Ana T. Pérez-Leroux and Yves Roberge)

“The  acquisition of variable phenomena: the case of past participle agreement in Québec French”, (2010) in Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics XII, no1, pp. 193-202.

“Agreement Paradigms across Moods and Tenses: The Case of Romanian Subjunctive and Imperative” (2009) in Canadian Journal of Linguistics, 54 (1). Object clitic production and omission in early French and the role of the extralinguistic context, (2009) in Language Acquisition and development: Proceedings of GALA 2007, A. Gavarró and M. J. Freitas (eds.), Cambridge Scholars Press. (with Isabelle Belzil and Yves Roberge)

“Bilingualism as a Window into the Language Faculty: The Acquisition of Objects in French-speaking Children in Bilingual and Monolingual Contexts”, (2009) in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 12 (1), pp. 1-16 (with Ana T. Pérez-Leroux and Yves Roberge)

“Null Objects in Child Language: Syntax and the Lexicon”, (2008) in Lingua, 118:3, pp.370-398. (with Ana T. Pérez-Leroux and Yves Roberge)

“The Acquisition of Past Participle Agreement in Québec French L1” (2008) in Language Acquisition 15:2, pp. 75-88. (with Isabelle Belzil)

“The Acquisition of Object Clitics in French L1: Spontaneous vs. Elicited Production”, (2006) in Proceedings of GALA 2005, ed. by Adriana Belletti, Elisa Bennati, Cristiano Chesi, Elisa Di Domenico and Ida Ferrari, Cambridge Scholars Press: Cambridge,UK. pp. 450-462.

“Theoretical Implications of Clitic Omission in Early French: Spontaneous vs. Elicited Production”, (2006) in Catalan Journal of Linguistics 5, Special Number on the Acquisition of Romance Languages, pp. 221-236. Chapters in books

“Agreement Paradigms across Moods and Tenses” (2006) in New Perspectives in Romance Linguistics, ed. by Jean-Pierre Montreuil and Chiyo Nishida, John Benjamins: Philadelphia, pp. 229-245.

“Early Object Omission in Child French and English” (2006) in New Perspectives in Romance Linguistics, ed. by Jean-Pierre Montreuil and Chiyo Nishida, John Benjamins: Philadelphia, pp. 213-227. (Ana T. Pérez-Leroux, Mihaela Pirvulescu and Yves Roberge); joint authorship.

“Licit and Illicit Null Objects in L1 French” (2005), in Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Romance Linguistics, ed. by Randall S. Gess and Edward J. Rubin, John Benjamins: Philadelphia, pp. 197-212. (Mihaela Pirvulescu and Yves Roberge); joint authorship.

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Revue Arborescences

Considérant que rien de ce qui touche la langue française ne lui est étranger, la revue Arborescences se veut un espace de réflexion sur les enjeux actuels des études françaises aussi bien en littérature, en linguistique qu’en didactique.

History of the Department

French Studies at the University of Toronto 1853-1993