Upcoming Events

Social
Boardgame Night
Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
05:00 PM
Online - LingSoc MS Teams
We're returning with the much-beloved Boardgame Night! Featuring multiple online games, there will be something for everyone!

How to join:
The talk will take place on Microsoft Teams (“LingSoc 2020/21”). You will already have access to the team if you have purchased free membership to the Society for this semester through the EUSA website. If you are not a member but are interested in joining, drop us an email (eulingsoc@gmail.com) so we can send you a link.
Talk
Formulas in language and music
Graeme Trousdale, The University of Edinburgh
Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
05:00 PM
Online - LingSoc MS Team
Join us for a talk on the fascinating topic of language and music by Graeme Trousdale, Professor of Linguistics and English Language at the University of Edinburgh.

How to join:
The talk will take place on Microsoft Teams (“LingSoc 2020/21”). You will already have access to the team if you have purchased free membership to the Society for this semester through the EUSA website. If you are not a member but are interested in joining, drop us an email (eulingsoc@gmail.com) so we can send you a link.
Abstract: TBA
Social
Duolingo Challenge
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
05:00 PM
Online - LingSoc MS Teams

Can't seem to begin learning that language you keep saying you will? Too afraid of the Duolingo owl to start? We have your back! Team up with other LingSoc members, pick a language on Duolingo to tackle together, and return to chat and share the wonders and difficulties of your language with other groups! 


How to join:

The talk will take place on Microsoft Teams (“LingSoc 2020/21”). You will already have access to the team if you have purchased free membership to the Society for this semester through the EUSA website. If you are not a member but are interested in joining, drop us an email (eulingsoc@gmail.com) so we can send you a link.

Talk
How children learn to talk about time
Henriëtte Hendriks, The University of Cambridge
Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
04:00 PM
Online - LingSoc MS Team

For this week's talk we are delighted to welcome Henriëtte Hendriks, Professor in Language Acquisition and Cognition.


How to join:
The talk will take place on Microsoft Teams (“LingSoc 2020/21”). You will already have access to the team if you have purchased free membership to the Society for this semester through the EUSA website. If you are not a member but are interested in joining, drop us an email (eulingsoc@gmail.com) so we can send you a link.

Abstract: TBA

Social
Untranslatable Saying
Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
05:00 PM
Online - LingSoc MS Teams

Have you ever translated a saying perfect for the situation in English only for it to make no sense? We feel you. So join us for a night of misinterpretation, where we all translate sayings from our languages word for word and watch people try to guess their actual meaning.


How to join:

The talk will take place on Microsoft Teams (“LingSoc 2020/21”). You will already have access to the team if you have purchased free membership to the Society for this semester through the EUSA website. If you are not a member but are interested in joining, drop us an email (eulingsoc@gmail.com) so we can send you a link.