Conferences and presentations

PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES

  • Afonine, O., & Steriopolo, O. (2012, May). Password Recovery. System and Security. Booth presentation for “Elcomsoft”. The Computer and Enterprise Investigations Conference (CEIC), Las Vegas, USA.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2009, January). Gender-class correlation: A case study of Russian. Paper presented at Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, USA.
  • Steriopolo, O., & Wiltschko, M. (2008, December). Distributed Gender Hypothesis. Paper presented at the Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL 7.5) conference, Moscow, Russia.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2008, August). The nature of homophones. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference "Perspectives on Slavistics" (POS III), Hamburg, Germany.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2008, May-June). Gender in Russian. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS), Vancouver, Canada.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2007, December). Syntax and semantics of expressive suffixes in Russian. Paper presented at the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL), Chicago, USA.
  • Wiltschko, M., & Steriopolo, O. (2007, May). Parameters of variation in the syntax of diminutives. Paper presented at the Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA), University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2007, May). Universal diminutive syntax? Paper presented at the Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL-16) conference, Stony Brook University, USA.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2007, February). Variation in the morpho-syntax of diminutives: A case study of Russian. Paper presented at the 23rd North West Linguistics Conference (NWLC), University of Victoria, Canada.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2006, September). Russian diminutives. Paper presented at the Languages and Dialects of the Danube Lands conference, Izmayil State University for the Humanities, Ukraine.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2006, May). Jer vowels in Russian prefixes and prepositions. Paper presented at the Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 15 (FASL-15), University of Toronto, Canada.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2006, February). Jer vowels in Russian prepositions. Generals Paper Defense, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2005, August). Applicative morphemes in Nuuchahnulth. Paper presented at the Wakashan Linguistic Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2004, April). Applicative morphemes in Nuuchahnulth. Generals Paper Defense, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2003, December). Direct objects and non-contrastive focus in Nuuchahnulth. Linguistics Research Seminar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2003, January). Form and function of Russian reflexive and reciprocal pronouns. Paper presented at Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, USA.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2003, January). Obligatory contour principle and co-occurrence classes. Paper presented at Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, USA.
  • Steriopolo, E. & Steriopolo, O. (2001, May). Functioning of the German vowels in free speech. Paper presented at the Speech Communication and Foreign Language Teaching Methodology conference, Odesa State University, Ukraine.
  • Steriopolo, O. (2001, September). Old English: Analysis of phonological processes. Paper presented at the Linguapax VIII, Kyiv State Linguistic University, Ukraine.
  • Steriopolo, O. (1998, September). Pragmatics of written text in English discourse. Paper presented at 29. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Angewandte Linguistik in Dresden, Germany.
  • Steriopolo, O. (1997, March). On the communicative structure of the 17th century English letters. Paper presented at the 26th Scientific-Methodic Conference for Instructors and Graduate Students, St.-Petersburg, Russia.


SERVICE
Guest Lecturer

  • Lecture on “New Trends in American Linguistics”, Chernovcy National University, Ukraine, 2008
  • Lecture on “Palatalization in Russian”, LING 101 “Languages of the World”, UBC Vancouver, Canada, 2008
  • Lecture on “Russian Language”, LING 101 “Languages of the World”, UBC Vancouver, Canada, 2007
  • Lecture on “Educational System in Canada”, Kiev State Linguistic University, Ukraine, 2006
  • Lecture on “Nuuchahnulth (First Nations Language)”, LING 101 “Languages of the World”, UBC Vancouver, Canada, 2005
  • Lecture on “Russian Language”, LING 101 “Languages of the World”, UBC Vancouver, Canada, 2001
  • Lecture on “Russian Educational System”, Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI, USA, 1999
  • Lecture on “Russian”, Foreign Language Day, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, USA, 1999
  • Lecture on “Russian People and Culture”, World Opportunity School for Children at Risk, Greeley, CO, USA, 1998
  • Lecture on “History of English”, St. Petersburg State University, Russia, 1997

Pingram Research, Inc.

  • Editor/proofreader, Vancouver, Canada, 2005–2007

Yoga Teacher Training

  • Yin Yoga Teacher Training and Intensive, Semperviva Yoga, Vancouver, Canada, 2008
  • Bikram’s Yoga College of India, Vancouver, Canada, 2008

Conference Organization

  • Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Chairperson, 2009
  • Workshop on Parts and Quantities, Coordinator, 2007
  • 11th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas (WSCLA), Registration, 2006
  • 40th International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages, Chairperson, 2005
  • North West Linguistics Conference (NWLC), Registration, 2005
  • Wakashan Linguistic Conference (WLC), Co-organizer, 2004
  • Workshop “The Form and Function of Pronouns”, Registration, 2003
  • Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL), Registration, 2002
  • North West Linguistics Conference (NWLC), Registration, 2001

Administrative Work

  • Department teaching assistant representative (CUPE 2278), 2005–2008
  • Graduate student representative, Departmental meetings, 2003–2004
  • Graduate student representative, Departmental Hiring Committee, 2002

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL)
  • Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS)
  • Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA)
  • Linguistics Society of America (LSA)
  • Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA)