Archive of Past Events

Gifts from Deaf Culture - May 9 & 10, 2018

poster from event

The Linguistics Department hosted a two-day event featuring dramatic story-telling by the performer Wink, and fascinating perspectives from four members of the Deaf Community.  More info about the panelists and performers can be found on the event's website.

Detailed coverage of the event can be found on This Week @ UC San Diego.

The full video from the panel discussion is available on Youtube.

The Way We Talk - October 16, 2016

Poster from event

The Linguistics Department presented a screening of The Way We Talk, a documentary on stuttering, and a Q&A with the director Michael Turner, Prof. Jesse Harris (UCLA, Linguistics) and other guests from the San Diego Chapter of the National Stuttering Association.

Linguistics Goes to Hollywood - April 19, 2013

Poster from event

The Linguistics Department hosted a panel of three linguists who have created constructed languages for pop culture series - Marc Okrand, Paul Frommer, and David J. Peterson.  

Detailed coverage of the event can be found on This Week @ UC San Diego.

The full video of the event can be found on Youtube.

The Linguists - April 23, 2009

The Linguistics Department presented a screening of The Linguists, a film about the linguists who are rushing to document languages that are on the verge of extinction.

More information can be found on the event website.