Department of Linguistics

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What events do we have?

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

Scroll down or click here to see details for our upcoming events

Stay up-to-date

We maintain a google calendar with complete details of all upcoming and past events. To get email announcements of all QMUL Linguistics Events, subscribe to at QMULs listserver. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter. If you issues with any of these links or pages, please email

How to find us

Events occur 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, visit this link

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

Micro-discourse Data Analysis Session | Melissa Bliss
23 May 2018

In this session, Melissa Bliss will provide data from a YouTube video made by an older person to discuss ageing identities

The 8th Annual Jenny Cheshire Lecture
8 June 2018

We are excited to welcome Helen Kelly-Holmes, Professor of Applied Languages at the University of Limerick, 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 Q&A. We will then have a reception until 21:00 in the ArtsTwo lobby.

Special Invited Talk | John Edwards (St Francis Xavier University and Dalhousie University)
11 June 2018

We are pleased to welcome John Edwards (St Francis Xavier University and Dalhousie University) for an ad-hoc lecture on Language Claims and Language Rights.

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