Linguistics Circle (LingCircle) is a weekly to biweekly colloquium and workshop series sponsored by the CU Linguistics Department. LingCircle events are open to everyone and no registration is required. Refreshments are served. 

All events are held on Mondays or Wednesdays, from 4:00-5:30, in CLRE 302, unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2020

Wednesday, January 22
CLRE 302
Valentina Schiattarella, University of Naples & Fullbright Visitor to CU Linguistics
Wednesday, January 29
MUEN D430/D28
Lifeng Jin, Ohio State University
Friday, January 31
4:00-5:30pm Presentation and roundtable discussion
5:30-6:30pm Social hour with light bites
Roundtable with SoundHound: Insights on Lingusitics Roles in Speech Recognition Technology
*Special off-campus location: SoundHound Boulder (1468 Pearl St, Suite 200)*
Tuesday, February 18
CASE Auditorium
David J. Peterson
Do you conlang? Linguist David J. Peterson created the Dothraki and Valyrian languages for HBO's Game of Thrones, as well as languages for The Witcher, Thor: The Dark World, Doctor Strange, Into the Badlands and more. Join us as he talks about the linguistic tools he uses when he envisions, develops and evolves new languages.
Note: This event is sponsored by the CU Undergraduate Linguistics Club; it is a ticketed event, but tickets are free. Reserve your free tickets at the Eventbrite link above.
Monday, February 17th
MUEN D430/D28
Sebastian Schuster, Stanford University
Wednesday, February 19th
MUEN D430/D28
Adina Williams, Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research / New York University
Wednesday, April 1
British Studies Room
Shalini Shankar, Northwestern University
Note: This event is co-sponsored by the CU Literacy Practicum, the Department of Linguistics, and the Department of Anthropology.