Fall Welcome Reception

1120 Van Hise

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

UW Languages Resource Fair

Van Hise Hall, 1st floor lobby

Resource Fair organized by departments that offer language learning opportunities at UW-Madison. Learn about what languages are offered, and how studying a language or linguistics can help advance your career! Opportunities to speak with current …

Communications Majors & Certificates Fair

Union South

Drop by and speak with representatives of communications-related departments across campus, to learn more about possible programs, careers, and research opportunities. The Linguistics major will be there, as well as Information Science, Comm Arts, English, …

Ling Fridays: Camacho-Rios on Quechua motion verbs


Associated motion and direction in South Bolivian Quechua Linguistics Fridays Colloquia talk Gladys Camacho-Rios University of Texas at Austin   Online (Email rashields@wisc.edu for the link)   This talk discusses associated motion (AM)/directional polysemy in …

LSO Kick-off Meeting

1151 Van Hise

Linguistics majors, graduate students, and all other interested students are invited to attend the Linguistics Student Organization Kick-off Meeting! The meeting will be on Tuesday, October 25th in 1151 Van Hise Hall! Come to learn more …

Ling Fridays: Namboodiripad on contact-induced change


An experimental approach to contact-induced change: Characterizing "contact" Linguistics Fridays Colloquia talk Savithry Namboodiripad University of Michigan   Online (Email rashields@wisc.edu for the link)   How does language contact contribute to cross-linguistic variation? This talk …

Ling Fridays: Bigolin on Italian verb-particle constructions

206 Van Hise

A morphosyntactic approach to Talmy’s typology. The case of Italian verb-particle constructions Linguistics Fridays Colloquia talk Alessandro Bigolin PhD student, Universtat Autonoma de Barcelona   In person in 206 Van Hise Hall   In this talk …

Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas

In person and online

We’re delighted to announce that WILA13 will be hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison this coming November 10-12. This is a return to where the first WILA was held in 2010 and we are planning …

Dissertation Journeys Professional Development event

1418 Van Hise

Dissertation Journeys: From Initial Interest to Committee-Approved Dissertation Topic The journey from a first-semester PhD student to a dissertator is one that can seem intimidating if not insurmountable. To offer clarity, advice, and insights to …

Languages Alumni Panel and Networking Event


This alumni panel, organized by Language Institute Career advisor Lydia Odegard, will feature recent languages & Linguistics majors! Learn from UW-Madison language alumni working in a range of career industries about how their language studies …