SLA Grad Student Symposium

In person and online

2022 Second Language Acquisition Graduate Student Symposium: Language, Culture, and Globalization: Transdisciplinary Perspectives Keynote speaker Dr. Manuela Wagner (University of Connecticut) Plenary speaker Dr. Pamela Wesely (University of Iowa) See the conference website for more …

Linguistics career workshop for graduate students


Bringing Linguistics to Work(shop) Anna Marie Trester, Career Linguist Anna Marie Trester, author of Employing Linguistics: Thinking and Talking about Careers for Linguists, will lead an interactive career workshop for Linguistics graduate students. Advance registration …

Ling Fridays – Tejedo & Doroga: Negative Analogy


Negative Analogy: A New Direction for Analogical Change Fernando Tejedo (UW-Madison, Spanish & Portuguese) and Jason Doroga (Ouachita Baptist University)   Analogy is generally described in historical linguistics as a mechanism of linguistic change that …

Ling Fridays – Vasquez: Existentials & Locatives in Ibero-Romance


To Be, You Need a Place: A Diachronic Outlook of Current Existential and Locative Expressions in Ibero-Romance Luis Fernando Vazquez, UW-Madison, Spanish & Portuguese This study explores the current situation of thetic (i.e., existential) and …

Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL) 52


LSRL 52 will be hosted by UW-Madison virtually April 21-23, 2022. All talks will take place virtually over Zoom. See the full conference program for abstracts and the schedule of talks. Keynote speakers: Dr. Marlyse …

Ling Fridays – AnderBois: A’ingae Language Documentation Project


Documenting Switch Reference in A'ingae Scott AnderBois, Brown University In this talk, I present an overview of the A'ingae Language Documentation Project, a collaborative project to document A'ingae (Cofán, ISO code: con), and isolate spoken …

LSO Picnic

Picnic Point

All Linguistics students are invited to the LSO Picnic on lovely Picnic Point! We will have a bonfire with popcorn and s'mores. The picnic will be at Firepit 2, which is the second firepit on …

Fall Welcome Reception

1120 Van Hise

Welcome back reception for all Language Science faculty and graduate students.