Robin  Turner

MA


Biography

Robin grew up in Newport News, Virginia. She is excited to be joining the program working towards a Master’s degree in French with a focus on linguistics. Her research interests include syntax, morphology, sociolinguistics, and historical linguistics. When she is not at work or studying, Robin enjoys playing volleyball, reading murder mysteries, or cheering on her team at a game. Roll Tide!

Education

George Mason University, 2015

  • BA, Foreign Languages, French
  • BA, Foreign Languages, Spanish

Presentations

Turner, R.S. (2018, March). The State of the Catalan Language in Modern French Catalonia. Forthcoming paper presentation at the meeting of Language Attitudes and Popular Linguistics, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference.

Turner, R.S. (2017, October). « Soyez propres, parlez français ! » : The Case of Acquisition Planning in French Catalonia. Forthcoming paper presentation at the 4th Annual Linguistics Conference at the University of Georgia.

Turner, R.S. (2017, August). The Evolution of the Periphrastic Future in Dialogue with the Subjunctive Future in Romance. Research presented at International Conference on Historical Linguistics.

Turner, R.S. (2017, March). La manipulation de la réalité extra-littéraire chez France Théoret et Kim Thuy. Paper presented at the LSU Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association Conference.

Turner, R.S. (2017, February). L’autofiction dans la littérature québécoise. Paper presented at The University of Alabama Languages Conference.

Turner, R.S. (2017, February). Patterns of the Future Irrealis in Romance Verbal Constructions. Research presented at The University of Alabama Languages Conference.

Turner, R.S. (2017, February). Expressing the Future in French and Portuguese. Paper presented at UGA Crossroads interdisciplinary graduate conference.

Teaching Interests

French 102: Elementary French II