Cancelled – Sámi revitalization Brown Bag talk

1312 Van Hise Hall

This event has unfortunately been canceled due to travel issues of the presenters South and Lule Sámi Language Revitalization and Nord University, Norway Professors Inger Johansen and Asbjørn Kolberg Co-sponsored by the Department of German, …

Charity Hudley on Black Linguistic and Cultural Reparations


An Educational Model for Black Linguistic and Cultural Reparations Anne Charity Hudley, Stanford University Abstract: This current time of pandemics and protests is a visceral and constant reminder that the racial and economic legacies of …

Evening of Storytelling

Discovery Building

24th Annual Evening of Storytelling Evening of traditional stories shared in indigenous languages. Free and open to the public. More info

LSO Game Night

1151 Van Hise

All students are welcome to come join in the LSO Board Game night for games, snacks, and conversation. Folks are also welcome to just hang out and enjoy snacks if they don't want to participate …

Market Your Language Skills

1338 Van Hise

Drop-in advising session for undergraduate students with Lydia Odegard of the Language Institute. More info

Ling Fridays: Dillon on comprehension and production


Principle B: The view from comprehension and production Linguistics Fridays Colloquia talk Brian Dillon, University of Massachussetts Experimental research has shown that the grammatical constraints reflected in (e.g.) the Binding Theory guide real-time pronoun interpretation, …

Ling Fridays: Reaser on language awareness


Educating the educated: Raising language awareness on campus Linguistics Fridays Colloquia talk Jeffrey Reaser, North Carolina State University In 2014, the Language and Life Project (LLP) at NC State University initiated the nation’s first dialect …

Dubois on Irish Folklore

In person and online

Exploring Irish Folklore of the 1930s using the Meitheal Dúchas Schools Collection Professor Thomas Dubois, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic+ In person in 2335 Sterling Hall, and online (advanced registration required for online attendance). …

Languages of the World Day

Union South

Language Sciences will be leading a session on sounds of the world's languages and the International Phonetic Alphabet at this outreach program for Wisconsin high school students. See the Event website for more information.

Ó Dochartaigh on Irish language revitalization

In person and online

Oideas Gael: a social enterprise model for language revitalization Rónán Ó Dochartaigh, Oideas Gael In person in 120 Ingraham Hall, and online (advanced registration required for online attendance). Watch the recording here (Note: you need …