Past Events

Linguistics Speaker Series

The Speaker Series is our student-run department colloquium. This is a recurring event for which we invite current figures from various institutions and subfields to speak to the Penn Linguistics community about their research.




Dissertation Defense: Jones

"Variation and African American English: The Great Migration and Regional Differentiation"
When: Apr 10, 2020 at -

Where: Event will be Virtual due to the Coronavirus restrictions.

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Speaker Series: Gary Thoms (NYU)

When: Apr 9, 2020 at -

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Dissertation Defense: Cui

"The Emergence of Phonological Categories"
When: Apr 8, 2020 at -

Where: Event will be Virtual due to the Coronavirus restrictions.

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PLC 44

NOTE: PLC 44 has been CANCELLED.
When: Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020 (All Day)

Where: On Line

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Speaker Series: Naomi Feldman (Maryland)

When: Mar 19, 2020 at -

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Dissertation Defense: Wilson

When: Mar 18, 2020 at -

Where: This will be a Virtual Defense.

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2020 Spring Term Break: March 7th -- 15th

When: Mar 7, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020 (All Day)

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ASL Workshop: "Building Connections with ASL Corpora"

When: Mar 6, 2020 at -

Where: Location: Fisher-Bennett Hall 231

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ASL Lecture Series event for Spring 2020: Dr. Joseph Hill

“The Past, Present, and Future of Black ASL”
When: Mar 5, 2020 at -

Where: Meyerson Hall, B-1.

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Speaker Series: Jennifer Nycz (Georgetown)

"Differences without distinctions, and distinctions with little difference: COT/CAUGHT vowels among mobile speakers in New York City and Toronto."
When: Feb 20, 2020 at -

Where: Location: Houston Hall, HH223-Golkin Room.

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