Current Events

Fall 2016

Lunch & Linguistics Chat

Join us for lunch and linguistics chat!
Friday, Oct. 28, 12:30-2:00pm (drop in when you can)
201 Modern Languages

Lunch will be provided!

Faculty, majors, minors, and other interested students are welcome. Dr. Pak will host. You’ll get to see what some of her students have been working on this semester:

  • How ‘southern’ is Atlanta speech? (results of a Labov-style study done by students in LING-340: Language Variation and Change)
  • Why is If you’re hungry, there are biscuits in the oven an odd thing to say? What makes it different from other kinds of conditionals? (discussed by students in LING-499: Advanced Syntax-Semantics Reading Group)

…And feel free to bring your own linguistics-related questions, topics and observations!



Meet & Greet Social Hour

Linguistics Majors, Minors, Joint PsychLing Majors, and Linguistics Enthusiasts

Come for the food and drinks!
But stay to share ideas and meet our faculty

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016,  4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:  201 Modern Languages

Linguistics annual Meet & Greet event 2016

Hayley Heaton
Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Modern Languages, Room 201

poster of hayley heaton's lecture at emory

Spring 2017

Diversity and Variation in Language (DiVar 1)

Friday, February 10 - Saturday, February 11, 2017
Emory University Conference Center