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Colloquia are generally held Fridays at 3 pm, 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.


Note. Colloquium meetings for Fall 2021 will be held over Zoom. 

For more information, please contact the current colloquium organizers:

Indira Das ( indira.das [at] )
Tatevik Yolyan ( tatevik.yolyan [at] )
Jiaxing Yu ( jiaxing.j.yu [at] )



Fall 2021 Schedule 

October 1 (Cancelled) 

October 15, 2:00 – 4:00 PM ET
Speaker: Lisa Pearl (UC Irvine)
How children are and aren’t like adults when interpreting pronouns: A computational cognitive modeling investigation. (details)

November 19
Speaker: Claire Halpert (University of Minnesota)
Title + Abstract: TBA

December 3
Speaker: Kristine Yu (UMass Amherst)
Title + Abstract: TBA