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The Department of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Birmingham is happy to host the Birmingham Lectures, a lecture series that will bring well known researchers from around the world together to discuss a range of important topics in modern linguistics in a public forum online.

Language Structure and Language Use

In this series, we will explore the connection between language structure and language use.
The series will take place on Tuesdays from 16:30-18:00 GMT starting 9 February 2021.
A list of speakers and dates can be found below, with further details to follow.

Tuesday 9 February: Ted Gibson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Please register your attendance.

Tuesday 16 February: Adele Goldberg, Princeton University
Please register your attendance.

Tuesday 23 February: David Adger, Queen Mary University of London
Please register your attendance.

Tuesday March 2: Dagmar Divjak, University of Birmingham
Please register your attendance.

Tuesday March 9: Martin Haspelmath, The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History
Please register your attendance.

Each session will consist of including a 45 minute presentation from the speaker followed by an extended discussion period, led by a panel of linguists from our department as well as the other speakers from the series. Questions will also be encouraged from the audience.

To access the series via Zoom please register for each session you would like to attend using the links above. Closed captioning and BSL interpretation will be provided within the Zoom platform. In addition, the series will be live streamed on Youtube, where an archive of the lectures will also be held. More information to follow.

If you have any questions please contact Jack Grieve at


+44 (0)121 414 3344

University of Birmingham


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