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Past Events

Below we list past events hosted specifically by the Linguistics Department. To see the interdisciplinary past events on campus, go to the calendar.

May
24
2024

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Meg Cychosz

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Dr. Meg Cychosz Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles Topic: Harnessing children’s messy, naturalistic environments to understand speech development  Abstract: Children learn the patterns...

May
21
2024

Advancing Gender Equity through Language Curricula

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Gender bias in educational contexts remains a pressing and pernicious issue worldwide. A United Nations global monitoring report issued in...

Apr
26
2024

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Lal Zimman

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Topic: Toward an expansive theory of vocal gender: Trans approaches to the sociophonetics of gender Abstract:  The expectation that voices can be...

Feb
16
2024

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Georgia Zellou

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Georgia Zellou Affiliation: UC Davis Topic: Linguistic and social biases impact speech communication in human-computer interaction

Feb
9
2024

Prospective graduate students visit 2024

All day, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Linguistics Open House 2024: Tour of Linguistics labs and campus; Individual meetings with faculty and current grads.

Jan
26
2024

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Jonathan Brennan

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Jonathan Brennan Affiliation: University of Michigan Topic: Grammatical dynamics and neural decoding with EEG  Abstract: Linking brain systems with syntax...

Nov
10
2023

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Anjalie Field

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Anjalie Field Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University Topic: Equity and NLP in High Stakes Domains Abstract: Practitioners are increasingly using algorithmic...

Oct
27
2023

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Florian Schwarz

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Linguistics Colloquium Series: Florian Schwarz Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania Topic: Exploring the contrast between weak and strong definite articles experimentally Abstract: Schwarz (2009)...

Oct
6
2023

Fall welcome 2023

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Linguistics Department Fall kick-off meeting for faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and staff to catch up and welcome our incoming grads.

Jun
9
2023

Linguistics Seniors Send-Off party

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

At this casual brunch we will recognize our seniors and wish them well as they finish up their time at...

Jun
2
2023

Linguistics QP Fest 2023

3:15 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Presentation of qualifying paper research by graduate students.