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Linguistics at 50 Celebration Event!

November 2 - November 3

The Department of Linguistics is celebrating its 50th anniversary and we hope you can join us!

There will be talks, reminiscences, music, food, competitions, and lots of time to see old friends, and meet new ones, who share a love of language and linguistics.

Join us for our 2-day celebration!

Friday, November 2nd, 3:00pm – 7:00pm Department of Linguistics, 100 St. George Street
F0, our celebrated alumni-student-faculty band, will play and posters of recent work will be on display. There will be wine and cheese and other snacks.

Saturday, November 3rd, 8:45am – 6:30pm Chestnut Residence and Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street
Join us for panel discussions, Three Minute Thesis presentations, a banquet, and more!

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Friday, November 2nd – Department of Linguistics, 100 St. George Street

3:00 – 7:00 pm – Reception & drinks, performance by F0, our celebrated alumni-student-faculty band

Saturday, November 3rd – Chestnut Residence & Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street 

8:45 a.m. – Registration

9:15 a.m. – Welcoming remarks

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Panel discussions on linguistics from various perspectives by alumni, faculty and friends

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. – Lunch

2:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Three-Minute Thesis competition, the world beyond linguistics, and reminiscing about your time in linguistics

6:30 – 10:00 p.m. – Banquet

Three Minute Thesis Competition

If you would like to present in the Three Minute Thesis competition, please fill out this form by October 15th. This involves presenting your (MA or PhD) thesis in three minutes to a general audience.




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