Upcoming Events

Monday, February 4, 2019

Lifeworlds of Indigenous Languages

Colloquium | February 4 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Beth Piatote, UC Berkeley

 Department of Linguistics

How do the underlying structures, epistemologies, and cultural practices associated with Indigenous languages in North America enrich the study of disciplines beyond linguistics? Drawing on my own work in Nez Perce language and literature, as well as examples from other scholars, I will present some of the current influences of Indigenous language “lifeworlds” shaping scholarship in law,...   More >

Monday, February 11, 2019

The Fall and Rise of Vowel Length in Bantu

Colloquium | February 11 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Larry M. Hyman, Professor of Linguistics, UC Berkeley

 Department of Linguistics

Although Proto-Bantu had a vowel length contrast on roots which survives in many daughter languages today, many other Bantu languages have modified the inherited system. In this talk I distinguish between four types of Bantu languages: (1) Those which maintain the free occurrence of the vowel length contrast inherited from the proto language; (2) Those which maintain the contrast, but have added...   More >

Monday, February 25, 2019

Jessica Coon

Colloquium | February 25 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Jessica Coon, McGill University

 Department of Linguistics

Monday, March 18, 2019

Matthew Dryer

Colloquium | March 18 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Matthew Dryer

 Department of Linguistics

Monday, April 8, 2019

Elizabeth Traugott

Colloquium | April 8 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Elizabeth Traugott, Stanford University

 Department of Linguistics

Monday, April 15, 2019

Matthew Goldrick

Colloquium | April 15 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Matthew Goldrick, Northwestern University

 Department of Linguistics

Monday, April 22, 2019

Lenore Grenoble

Colloquium | April 22 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Lenore Grenoble, University of Chicago

 Department of Linguistics

Monday, April 29, 2019

Honors Colloquium

Colloquium | April 29 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of Linguistics

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Pauline Jacobson

Lecture | May 15 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 1303 Dwinelle Hall

 Pauline Jacobson, Brown University

 Department of Linguistics

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Linguistics Commencement

Miscellaneous | May 19 |  International House

 Department of Linguistics

Linguistics Commencement. Ceremony for BA, MA, and PhD recipients and their families. Admission by ticket only.