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Colloquia are generally held Fridays at 3:00 p.m., in Room 108 of the Linguistics Department, 18 Seminary Place, College Ave Campus. A reception or potluck typically follows. Speakers are selected by the graduate students in consultation with (and with suggestions from) the faculty.


For more information, please contact the current colloquium organizers:

  • Jiaxing Yu ( jiaxing.j.yu [at] )
  • Ying Zhang ( ying.z [at] )
  • Gérard Avelino ( gerard.avelino [at] )

Upcoming colloquium speakers for the Spring 2023 semester are shown below!

April 21, 3:00 – 4:30 PM ET
Brian Dillon (UMass Amherst)
Principle B: The view from comprehension and production (details)