Department Events

Event Descriptions and Links

Armchair Linguistics: Armchair Linguistics is a series of brief and fun talks about popular topics in linguistics. It is held a few times per year, and anyone who likes to think about language is encouraged to attend. Previous talks in the Armchair series have featured topics such as whistle speech, bilingualism, and cryptolects.

Friday Colloquia: Friday colloquia are regular gatherings of department members to share research and hold seminars and workshops. Topics vary; about two events are scheduled each month. For more information, please contact the Friday Colloquium Organizer.

LGSA Meetings: The Linguistics Graduate Student Association (LGSA) holds frequent meetings to attend to business matters within the department and within the Association. For more information, please contact the LGSA President.

Spectrogram Brunch: Spectrogram Brunch is a late-morning spectrogram guessing game, held every two weeks. Someone volunteers to bring a mystery spectrogram, while the others try to figure out what it says. Anyone is welcome to attend and snacks are often available. For more information, please contact the Spectrogram Brunch Officer at gwstepha(at)live(dot)unc(dot)edu.

Armchair Linguistics: Armchair Linguistics is a series of brief and fun talks about popular topics in linguistics. It is held a few times per year, and anyone who likes to think about language is encouraged to attend. Previous talks in the Armchair series have featured topics such as whistle speech, bilingualism, and cryptolectsFor more information, see the Armchair Linguistics Web Page.

Spring Colloquium: The Spring Colloquium is a day-long colloquium featuring talks and presentations by linguists from around the world, as well as by invited scholars. The Spring Colloquium is a student-organized event, held annually. For more information, please see the Spring Colloquium Web Page.

Underling Events: The undergraduate linguistics club, Underling, holds frequent events and meetings. For more information, please contact the Underling President.

Other events on the Event Calendar include talks or functions in other departments which may be of interest to linguists.