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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Events

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
  • Randolph Quirk Fellow workshops and public lecture

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 linguistics-research@qmul.ac.uk at QMULs listserver. QMUL staff and students can self-subscribe, while external people should send a request to ling-events-admin@qmul.ac.uk to be added.

You can also follow us on Facebook, Bluesky and Twitter.

If you have issues with any of these links or pages, please email ling-events-admin@qmul.ac.uk

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

PGR Training: Gorilla
Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 2:00 PM

Part of our PGR training programme, this event is open to PGR students only.

LingLunch: Dave Kenneth Cayado
Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 1:00 PM

A presentation by our PhD student Dave Kenneth Cayado on his recently submitted thesis. 

PGR Training: ELAN
Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 2:00 PM

Part of our PGR training programme, this event is open to PGR students only.

PGR Training: Funding
Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 2:00 PM

Part of our PGR training programme, this event is open to PGR students only.

LingLunch: Rhys Sandow
Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 1:00 PM

An informal presentation by our academic staff member Dr Rhys Sandow.

PGR Training: Mixed Modelling
Thursday, March 14, 2024, 2:00 PM

Part of our PGR training programme, this event is open to PGR students only.

PGR Training: Sketch Engine
Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 2:00 PM

Part of our PGR training programme, this event is open to PGR students only.

Guest Speaker Seminar Series: Prof. Jennifer Smith (University of Glasgow)
Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 4:30 PM

We are delighted to be welcoming Prof. Jennifer Smith (University of Glasgow) to the department who will deliver a seminar entitled "Is crowdsourced linguistic data any good?". The session will be followed by a drinks reception.

Workshop: The impact of Tagalog in Psycholinguistics and Formal Linguistics
Friday, March 22, 2024, 3:00 PM

This workshop is presented by our PhD student Dave Kenneth Tayao Cayado with his colleagues: Samantha Wray (Dartmouth College), Jed Pizarro-Guevara (University of Massachusetts), Rowena Garcia (University of Potsdam), Yining Nie (San Jose State University).

PGR Training: Ethics
Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 2:00 PM

Part of our PGR training programme, this event is open to PGR students only.

Guest Speaker Seminar Series: Dr Anikó Lipták (Leiden)
Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 4:30 PM

Dr Anikó Lipták (Leiden University) will give a seminar as part of the Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar series. 

Randolph Quirk Fellow Workshop #1: Professor Veneeta Dayal Randolph Quirk Fellow Workshop #1: Professor Veneeta Dayal
Monday, May 20, 2024, 2:00 PM

Workshop 1: Demonstrative to Definite, What Changes and What Stays the Same

Randolph Quirk Fellow Workshop #2: Professor Veneeta Dayal Randolph Quirk Fellow Workshop #2: Professor Veneeta Dayal
Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 2:00 PM

Workshop 2: Demonstratives, Definites, Bare Nouns: What Competes with What

Randolph Quirk Fellow Workshop #3: Professor Veneeta Dayal Randolph Quirk Fellow Workshop #3: Professor Veneeta Dayal
Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 2:00 PM

Workshop 3: (In)definiteness in Article-less Languages and Article Use in New Englishes

Randolph Quirk Fellow Public Lecture: Professor Veneeta Dayal Randolph Quirk Fellow Public Lecture: Professor Veneeta Dayal
Thursday, May 23, 2024, 4:00 PM

Lecture title: Optional Plural Marking in General Number Systems and the Effects of Animacy Restrictions

PGR Training: Google Vision
Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 2:00 PM

Part of our PGR training programme, this event is open to PGR students only.

Guest Speaker Seminar Series: Prof. Crispin Thurlow (Bern)
Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 4:30 PM

Prof. Crispin Thurlow (University of Bern) will give a seminar as part of the Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar series. 

Jenny Cheshire Lecture 2024 | Prof. Crispin Thurlow Jenny Cheshire Lecture 2024 | Prof. Crispin Thurlow
Friday, May 31, 2024, 4:30 PM

The Department of Linguistics welcomes Prof. Crispin Thurlow (University of Bern) for the next instalment of our Jenny Cheshire Lecture Series. 

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