School of Languages, Linguistics and Film


We host a range of weekly and annual events, including:

  • Departmental Guest Speaker Seminar Series
  • Postgraduate Research Afternoons
  • LingLunch talk series
  • reading groups for formal linguistics, sociolinguistics, and experimental linguistics
  • the annual Jenny Cheshire Lecture
  • the annual London Semantics Day

Stay up-to-date

We maintain a google calendar with complete details of all upcoming and past events. To receive email announcements of all QMUL Linguistics Events, subscribe to at QMULs listserver. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

If you have issues with any of these links or pages, please email

How to find us

Events take place in various buildings around the Mile End Campus, including ArtsOne (37), ArtsTwo (35), Francis Bancroft Building (31) and the Graduate Centre (18) highlighted on the map below. For a more detailed campus map including a legend, visit this link.

A cropped map of the Mile End campus, highlighting buildings that the linguistics department uses the most

Latest events

The 9th Annual Jenny Cheshire Lecture
7 June 2019

We are excited to welcome Professor Paul Foulkes from the Department of Linguistics at the University of York as this year's speaker at the annual Jenny Cheshire lecture. The lecture will run from 18:30-19:30, followed by a 30 minute question and answer session. We will then have a reception until 21:00 in the ArtsTwo lobby.