The Department of Linguistics regularly hosts conferences at which linguistic research is presented, including our own student-run Illinois Language and Linguistics Society. The Department Seminar serves as a forum for presentation of current research by department faculty and graduate students, linguists from other departments, and outside speakers. Several more informal reading and discussion groups are also in operation.

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Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (ILLS)

ILLS is an annual linguistics conference open to all subfields and aimed primarily at providing graduate and undergraduate students a friendly venue to present their work. ILLS is entirely student-organized and operated by the Linguistics Student Organization at UIUC.

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GASLA-17 is a venue for linguists to present theoretically informed research on second language acquisition. The GASLA-17 meeting will feature a special session on psycholinguistic and computational approaches to second language acquisition.

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MidPhon 29

MidPhon is an annual meeting that brings together phonetics and phonology researchers from the Midwestern region of the United States.

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