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April 2020

CANCELED: Colloquium: Cassandra Jacobs

April 17, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Linguistics Department Colloquium: Cassandra Jacobs (UW-Madison)

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CANCELED: Colloquium: Allyson Ettinger

April 3, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Linguistics Department Colloquium: Allyson Ettinger (University of Chicago)

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March 2020

Colloquium: Samantha Beaver

March 6, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Linguistics Department Colloquium: Samantha Beaver (founder, Memra Language Services; UWM Linguistics class of 2015) Re-framing Language as a Technology; Re-framing the Linguist as a Tech-expert Memra Language Services is a learning and analytics laboratory that brings sociolinguistic research techniques into…

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November 2019

Colloquium: Robert Englebretson

November 8, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Linguistics Department Colloquium: Robert Englebretson (Rice University) Why Braille is not a Tactile ‘Code’ for Visual Print: Evidence from Sublexical Structure Previous research has overwhelmingly demonstrated that fluent reading (of visual print) relies heavily on the unconscious visual recognition of…

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October 2019

MidPhon 24

October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019

UWM is hosting the 24th Annual Mid-Continental Phonetics and Phonology Conference on Oct. 4-5. For more information, see the conference website.

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September 2019

Colloquium: Iwona Kraska-Szlenk

September 27, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Linguistics Department Colloquium: Iwona Kraska-Szlenk (University of Warsaw) Have you ever wondered why English speakers refer to parts of a clock as a 'face' and 'hands'? Why does a committee have a 'head'? How do artichokes have 'hearts' and mountains…

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May 2019

Colloquium: Benjamin Campbell

May 3, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Linguistics Department Colloquium: Benjamin Campbell (Department of Anthropology, UWM) The Role of the Insula in the Emergence of Human Language Language is a hallmark of the human species and its evolutionary origins have long been the topic of speculation among…

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April 2019

Colloquium: Timo B. Roettger

April 12, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Linguistics Department Colloquium: Timo B. Roettger (Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University) Does the tune shape phonology? Human speech has multiple information channels that can simultaneously signal different levels of meaning. One such channel consists of consonants and vowels…

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Colloquium: Sarah Bakst

April 5, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Linguistics Department Colloquium: Sarah Bakst (Postdoctoral Researcher, Waisman Center, UW-Madison) Target practice: self-monitoring in L1 and L2 speech production (with Caroline A. Niziolek) We listen to ourselves while speaking to ensure that we say what we intended to say and…

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March 2019

Colloquium: Peter van Elswyk

March 29, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Linguistics Department Colloquium: Peter van Elswyk (Department of Philosophy, UWM) The semantics and pragmatics of hedging We often don’t come right out and say it—we hedge. When we do, we use a qualified declarative like Bob retired, I think or…

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