Alumni Weekend

IU College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Linguistics
6th Annual Alumni Weekend
October 7-8, 2016

Join us in October for our 6th Annual Linguistics Alumni Weekend

Dear alumni and friends of Linguistics,

You may recall the beauty of the IU campus in early autumn. We cordially invite you to reconnect with IU and, of course, Linguistics, and experience once again the pleasure of fall days at our annual Linguistics Alumni Weekend on October 7-8, 2016.

Return to Bloomington and the IU campus to help us celebrate the accomplishments of IU Department of Linguistics Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Edith Moravcsik (Ph.D. 1972), Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin.

Special Event: Distinguished Alumni Lecture

Edith Moravcsik (Ph.D. 1972) will deliver the Distinguished Alumni Lecture on October 7, at 4:15 P.M.

Program of Activities

Friday, October 7

Frangipani Room, Indiana Memorial Union

  • 4:00-4:15 p.m. Welcome – Robert Botne (Chair, Department of Linguistics)
  • 4:15-5:15 p.m. Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Edith Moravcsik
  • 5:15-5:30 p.m.  Presentation of the IU Department of Linguistics Distinguished Alumni Award
  • 5:30-8:00 p.m. Reception Honoring Edith Moravcsik
Saturday October 8

The Runcible Spoon · 412 E. 6th Street

  • 8:30-10:00 a.m. Alumni – Faculty Breakfast

Georgian Room, Indiana Memorial Union

  • 1:00-1:30 p.m. Best Graduate Paper 2015 Lecture: Travis Evans-Sago
  • 1:30-5:00 p.m. Alumni Reception and Research Poster Presentations
Other IU and Bloomington events of interest happening October 8-11

Arts and Crafts

  • A Fair of the Arts · Saturday, October 8, 8:00 – 1:00 P.M.· Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market

  • Ancient Glass · Saturday, October 10, 10:00 – 5:00 P.M.; Sunday, October 11, 12:00 – 5:00 P.M. · IU Art Museum

  • Exhibits: Modern Sculptors in Indiana; Camille Pissaro: Father of Impressionism; Men in Turbans: Head studies by Castiglione  · Friday and Saturday, October 7-8, 10:00 – 5:00 P.M.; Sunday, October 9, 12:00 – 5:00 P.M. · Eskenazi Museum of Art

  • WFHB Localfest · Saturday, October 8, 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. · Upland Brewery Company Banquet Hall


  • IU Men’s soccer (vs. Penn State) · Saturday, October 8 (evening, TBA) · Armstrong Stadium
  • IU Women’s soccer (vs. Rutgers) · Sunday, October 9 (1:00 P.M.) · Armstrong Stadium

We hope you will join us and we look forward to seeing you.

Robert Botne
Professor and Chair
Department of Linguistics