Category: classes

  • Chicagoans at Penn Linguistics Colloquium

    Autumn quarter’s sociophonetics seminar has proven fruitful—the experiment designed by the class has been accepted to the Penn Linguistics Colloquium (PLC 34)!  The eight co-authors include Alan Yu, Carissa Abrego-Collier, Rebekah Baglini, Tommy Grano, Martina Martinovic, Charles Otte III (NELC/Ling), Julia Thomas, and Jasmin Urban. The paper, entitled “Mediating factors in phonetic imitation: Perceived sexual orientation,” will […]

  • First tea of the year today!

    BLING welcomes back all members of the department, new and old!  We trust your summers were both productive and enjoyable (yes, it can happen). Today, Thursday, marks our first tea of the new academic year.  Hosted by CLS46, it starts at 4 p.m. and will be held in the linguistics lounge on the 3rd floor […]

  • Sociolinguistics Fest in June at Indiana University

    Indiana University will host the Sociolinguistics Fest during the week of June 9th. During the week there will be a set of minicourses on the topic of Language, Gender, Identity, Variation and Ideology given by Mary Bucholtz, Scott Kiesling, Dennis Preston, Sali Tagliaomonte and Susan Herring/John Paolillo followed by a one day conference. Details on […]

  • Corpus Methods in Linguistics and Language Pedagogy at the UofC

    The University of Chicago will host a conference and masterclass in CORPUS METHODS IN LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE PEDAGOGY (CMLLP-2008) Wednesday-Sunday, March 26-30, 2008. Application/Registration Deadline is January 21, 2008. For more information, please visit


    Introduction to Balochi SALC 27001, 37001 or LGLN 25800, 35800 TuTh 1:30 – 2:50 Instructor: Elena Bashir This course will be a combination of a “structure of a language” course and a beginning language course. It is intended as an orientation to Balochi, a Western Iranian language spoken in several dialects in Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan […]