Indiana University Department of Linguistics

Upcoming events in the IU linguistics community

Volume 180 September 27 – October 3, 2013

The Linguistics Calendar is published by the Linguistics Department to keep you informed of announcements of interest.
To have an event posted in the Linguistics Calendar, email yourinformation to by Wednesday of the week before your event.


Colloquia and Talks
Conferences and Calls for Papers
Fall Semester Reading Groups

Colloquia and Talks

Graduate Student Professionalization Workshops

Location: Memorial Hall (MM) 317
Contact: Ken de Jong

The Graduate Student Professionalization Workshops are given by the Linguistics Department faculty as a chance to introduce graduate students to various aspects of the linguistics discipline and to what we do professionally. The topics cover a range of different aspects of our experience as scholarly faculty. We trust that these workshops will be of great value to you, so we heartily encourage you all to participate. The location for the workshops may be moved later in the semester, so please check the Linguistics Calendar for updates.

Second Language Studies Colloquium Series

Location: Ballantine Hall (BH) 205
Date: Fridays
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Isabelle Darcy

The Department of Second Language Studies presents this colloquium series, which explores a wide range of topics related to second language acquisition.

For more information on SLS colloquia, please visit

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Conferences and Calls for Papers

Conferences of Interest

Many conferences of interest to IU linguists can be found on the Linguist List Calls and Conferences page.

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Fall Semester Reading Groups

PHLEGME: Phonetics Reading Group

Location: Memorial Hall (MM) 317A
Time: Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Contact: Jeffrey Holliday
Website: PHLEGME site

PHLEGME is an acronym for PHonetics Literature Enjoyment Group MEeting. As the name implies, this reading group gathers to discuss phonetics papers together in a casual setting. Anyone wanting to participate or find more information can visit the PHLEGME website or contact Jeffrey Holliday ( to be added to the email list and Oncourse page.

CLingDing: Computational Linguistics Hour

Location: Ballantine Hall (BH) 015
Time: Wednesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Markus Dickinson
Website: CLingDing Page

CLingDing is a weekly computational linguistics discussion group, where students and faculty share in-progress research. CL students are strongly encouraged to attend.

Please see for the full fall schedule, or contact Markus Dickinson ( for more information.

Sociolinguistics Reading Group

Location: Memorial Hall (MM) 401
Date: October 2
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Amy Peters

The Sociolinguistics Reading Group will hold an organizational meeting to discuss meeting times and content for the fall semester. All are welcome to attend. If you would like to participate but cannot make it to the meeting, please contact Amy Peters(

Syntax Reading Group

Location: Memorial Hall (MM) 317A
Time: TBA
Contact: Barbara Vance

The Syntax Reading Group will be starting soon. If you would like to participate, please contact Barbara Vance ( with any input you may have on the topics and meeting time for the semester.

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Last modified: September 27, 2013