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Ruth King

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Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Professor

Office: Ross Building, S553
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 88731
Email: rking@yorku.ca


Ruth King Specializes in sociolinguistics, language contact, language and gender, and syntactic theory. She is the first author of Talking Gender (1991) and the author of The Lexical Basis of Grammatical Borrowing (2000) and Acadian French in Time and Space (2013).

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Degrees

Ph.D., Memorial University
M.A., Memorial University
B.A., Memorial University

Research Interests

, Morphosyntax, History of French, French Dialects, Dialect Contact, Language Contact, Language and Identities

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 GS/LAL5440 3.0 B Syntactic Change REMT
Fall 2021 AP/LING3040 3.0 A Historical Linguistics REMT
Fall 2021 AP/LING4440 3.0 A Syntactic Change REMT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 AP/LING2140 3.0 M Syntax 1: Analysis LECT
Winter 2022 GS/LAL6480 3.0 M Language, Gender and Sexuality SEMR


Ruth King Specializes in sociolinguistics, language contact, language and gender, and syntactic theory. She is the first author of Talking Gender (1991) and the author of The Lexical Basis of Grammatical Borrowing (2000) and Acadian French in Time and Space (2013).

Degrees

Ph.D., Memorial University
M.A., Memorial University
B.A., Memorial University

Research Interests

, Morphosyntax, History of French, French Dialects, Dialect Contact, Language Contact, Language and Identities


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 GS/LAL5440 3.0 B Syntactic Change REMT
Fall 2021 AP/LING3040 3.0 A Historical Linguistics REMT
Fall 2021 AP/LING4440 3.0 A Syntactic Change REMT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 AP/LING2140 3.0 M Syntax 1: Analysis LECT
Winter 2022 GS/LAL6480 3.0 M Language, Gender and Sexuality SEMR