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

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. You can also follow us on Facebook 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

Latest events

Linguistics PG training workshop: Plotting in R
20 March 2019

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Linguistics PG training workshop: NVivo
27 March 2019

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Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar | Ur Shlonsky (Genève)
27 March 2019

As part of the linguistics department's Guest Speaker Seminar series, Professor Ur Shlonsky (Genève) will present some of his recent research.

Symposium | Reading beyond words: Approaches to multimodality in the media | 12 April 2019
12 April 2019

This one-day symposium aims to encourage dialogue across disciplines about the importance of a multimodal paradigm for investigating the media.

Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar | Ghada Khattab (Newcastle)
1 May 2019

As part of the linguistics department's Guest Speaker Seminar series, Dr Ghada Khattab (Newcastle) will present some of her recent research.

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2019 | Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware) | Workshop One
7 May 2019

We are delighted that our 2019 Randolph Quirk Fellow will be Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware). She will be visiting the department from 7-10 May. Professor Papafragou will be delivering a series of workshops, as well as a public lecture. This workshop is titled Events in language and cognition I: The structure of event representations.

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2019 | Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware) | Workshop Two
8 May 2019

We are delighted that our 2019 Randolph Quirk Fellow will be Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware). She will be visiting the department from 7-10 May. Professor Papafragou will be delivering a series of workshops, as well as a public lecture. This workshop is titled Events in language and cognition II: Cross-linguistic perspectives.

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2019 | Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware) | Workshop Three
9 May 2019

We are delighted that our 2019 Randolph Quirk Fellow will be Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware). She will be visiting the department from 7-10 May. Professor Papafragou will be delivering a series of workshops, as well as a public lecture. This workshop is titled Events in language and cognition III: Pragmatic aspects of event encoding.

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2019 | Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware) | Public lecture
10 May 2019

We are delighted that our 2019 Randolph Quirk Fellow will be Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware). She will be visiting the department from 7-10 May. Professor Papafragou will be delivering a series of workshops, as well as a public lecture. The public lecture is on Relations between language and thought.

Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar | Brechtje Post (Cambridge)
15 May 2019

As part of the linguistics department's Guest Speaker Seminar series, Dr Brechtje Post (Cambridge) will present some of her recent research.

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.