Events

Upcoming Events

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Prof. Virginia Dawson
Feb. 2, 2023

Dr. Virginia Dawson, an Associate Professor in Western’s Linguistics Department, will present “Did you really say that? What a linguist has to say about literal and non-literal meaning.”

A person holding a resume and in the background we see another person who is out of focus using a laptop.
Feb. 7, 2023 FREE PIZZA

Applying for a job? Graduate school? Scholarships? Join us and learn how to market your LINGUISTICS education for the future of your dreams.

Past Events

A blue and pink background with the words "him," "her," and "they" spelled out in Scrabble pieces.
Oct. 20, 2022

Trans knowledges and gender-just pedagogies in the language classroom: More than language forms alone

Boggle game pieces lined up spell "TEACH." Books can be seen in the background.
May 11, 2022

Are you considering a career in education? Join us at our Linguistics in Education Career Panel.

Manila Bay in the Philippines.
May 13, 2021

Featuring the research of Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Modern and Classical Languages Sheryl Bernardo-Hinesley 

Panoramic view of Ladysmith shoreline from top of a mountain, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. Photo by roxxyphotos.
Feb. 24, 2022

Featuring the research of Western alum Lauren Schneider

People making different hand gestures.
Oct. 14, 2021

Featuring the research of Schuyler Laparle of University of California – Berkeley.

Rainforest in the Democratic Republic of Congo
April 28, 2022

Featuring the research of Western alum Aron Finholt

Western Washington University off of Bellingham Bay at dusk, Mount Baker can be seen in the distance.
March 4, 2021

Featuring the research of Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Linguistics Virginia Dawson.

A beach at sunset.
Oct. 29, 2020

Featuring the research of Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Modern and Classical Languages R. Mata