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Event Title Datesort descending Event Type Description
Collitz Lecture by Johanna Nichols & Reception Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm Lectures and Receptions

Canonical head marking and the evolution of polysynthesis

Lecture by Johanna Nichols, Collitz Professor, at the Max Palevsky Cinema in Ida Noyes, at 6:30pm. Reception to follow at 8:00pm at the Cloister Club, also in Ida Noyes.

Wikipedia Edit-a-thons Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm Workshop/Conference


Help improve linguistics-related articles on Wikipedia!

Wikipedia is the 7th most visited site on the internet, but many of its linguistics articles are incomplete, out of date, or in need of attention from actual linguists. Editing Wikipedia has a tremendous impact on the perception of our field and is useful practice in explaining linguistics in a neutral and accessible manner.

COSWL/COSIAC professionalization workshop 3 Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Workshop/Conference

Part 1: Web Presence (Colin Phillips)
Part 2: CV Design (Beth Levin)

If you’re interested in attending any (or all!) of the three COSWL/COSIAC workshops (The Publishing Process, The Imposter Syndrome, and Web Presence/CV Design) during the Institute please sign up via the following link: Thank you!

Fieldworker Weekly Social Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Workshop/Conference


Weekly gathering for all fieldworkers (and those who wish to be)!

Come join us in Classics 110 for drinks and casual conversation about linguistic fieldwork. All are welcome! Due to the overwhelming response to the first Fieldworker Social, we have moved it to a larger location.

Forum Lecture by Maria Polinsky & Reception Friday, July 31, 2015 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm Lectures and Receptions

Look before you leap

Forum Lecture by Maria Polinsky, at the Charles M. Harper Center, room 104, at 6pm. Reception to follow at 7:30pm at the Smart Museum, on 5550 S. Greenwood Ave..