09|15|15 - UK Constitution Day 2015: 'Learning, Leadership, and Civic Engagement' -

Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, commemorates the ratification of the United States Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.

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08|03|15 - The Books That Shaped Them -

Who said reading only had one season? Sure, fall is approaching and life is getting busy, but an interesting book could be the perfect way to wind down after those jam-packed days, or to inspire you for the week ahead.

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06|01|15 - Summer Camps That Are Fun and Educational - There is a surplus of summer camps available for local children, but the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences offers a summer day camp experience beyond the norm — camps focusing on linguistics, geography, creative writing and philosophy - more...
01|21|15 - Rewriting The Recipe - Fifteen weeks of class sessions, assignments, readings, discussions, projects, and tests…Sometimes it doesn’t feel long enough to fit everything in. However, UK Linguistics professor Mark Lauersdorf and visiting professor Joachim Scharloth collaborated on designing a compressed course comprised of just five days. - more...
09|30|14 - UK College of Arts and Sciences: 106 Years of Excellence - More than an “s” has been added since the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Science was created in 1908 with only seven faculty members. - more...
07|07|14 - Old School Skills: Erica Mattingly - When University of Kentucky student Erica Mattingly enrolled in one of Andrew M. Byrd’s linguistics courses, she had no idea she would be rewriting history — or at least re-speaking it. - more...
03|13|14 - UK Students Receive Scholarships to Study Critical Languages - Two UK students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships to study Arabic and Turkish languages. - more...
11|07|13 - UK Community Encouraged to Get Involved at NCUR 2014 - The National Conference on Undergraduate Research will bring nearly 4,000 additional students from across the country to the UK campus where they will present their research and creative endeavors while meeting other like-minded students. - more...
10|18|13 - Fables of the Reconstruction: Andrew Byrd - Proto-Indo-European, which Dr Byrd studies, is the prehistoric ancestor of hundreds of languages, including English, Spanish, Greek, Farsi, Armenian, and more. - more...
UK's Kentucky Linguistics Educational Outreach (KLEO) group "LingoFest" - free hands-on activity day introducing linguistics to primary and secondary school students @ TBD
Dr. Kevin Rottet (Indiana University) Seminar Series: "Convergent evolution in French-Breton and Welsh-English language contact" The two closely related Celtic languages Breton and Welsh represent an... @ Niles Gallery (Fine Arts Library)
Dr. Kevin Rottet (Indiana University) Public Lecture: "Celtic Languages in Historical and Contemporary Perspective" From the mystique of the Arthurian Romances with its knights, swords and... @ J.F. Hardymon Theater (Davis Marksbury Building)
11/09/15 to 11/13/15
Dr. Chris Montgomery (University of Sheffield, England) Compressed Course: "Mapping Variation: An Introduction to the Use of Geospatial Tools for Linguistic Analysis" (A&S 500-003) This one-week, one-credit compressed course focuses on mapping variation... @ Oliver H Raymond Building, Room C226
Dr. Chris Montgomery (University of Sheffield, England) Public Lecture: "The role of perception in the 'creation' of dialect areas" @ UKAA Auditorium (W.T. Young Library)
Dr. Chris Montgomery (University of Sheffield, England) Seminar Series: "Proximity, boundaries, and cultural prominence: The perception of dialects in Great Britain" @ W.T. Young Library 2-34A
Dr. Victor Friedman (University of Chicago) Public Lecture: "The Romani People and Their European Context" Although the Romani language originated in India, it took its definitive shape... @ UKAA Auditorium (W.T. Young Library)
Dr. Victor Friedman (University of Chicago) Seminar Series: "An Overview of the Structure of Romani" This lecture will introduce the basic structures that define Romani as a... @ Niles Gallery (Fine Arts Library)
Dr. Karlos Arregi (University of Chicago) Public Lecture: "The Basque Language and People – intriguing origins, complex context" @ TBD
Dr. Karlos Arregi (University of Chicago) Seminar Series: "The Morphotactics of Basque Finite Verbs" @ TBD


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