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 laboratory 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

3rd Postgraduate Afternoon 2016-17
31 May 2017

Each academic year, all of our postgraduate research students have an opportunity to present their research at an internal conference. This is our third PGRA of the year, with presentations from 4 of our PhD students.

ICLaVE practice talks
1 June 2017

Some of our staff and research students will be presenting at the 9th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe in June. To help them prepare, we have arranged a session in which they can practice their talks. Click on the event for more details.

7th Jenny Cheshire Lecture with Prof Deborah Cameron (Oxford)
2 June 2017

We are excited to announce that this year's speaker at the annual Jenny Cheshire lecture will be Deborah Cameron, Professor of Language and Communication at Oxford University. Space is limited, so make sure you book a seat!

LingLunch | Eline Laperre (QMUL)
7 June 2017

As part of our LingLunch student, PhD student Eline Laperre will present her current research. Title and abstract to follow.

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