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Semester Two 2016: 

 

18 January: Mits Ota - The mysteries of second language word recognition
Newcomers and LangSoc longtimers alike are warmly welcomed to the first LangSoc lecture of the 2016/17 second semester! It will be given by Edinburgh's own Mits Ota, on the subject of second language word recognition.

 

24 January: Wug Crawl 2.0
Join LangSoc for a great night on the town exploring some of the fun pubs Edinburgh has to offer! Everyone is welcome! We are meeting at Boteco (across from Bristo Square) at 8!

 

1 February: Comedy Lecture - Un-break my Urquhart
On 1 February, we're doing something a little different: a night with the ghost of Sir Thomas Urquhart! What does that mean? I guess you'll have to come along to find out... Written by Scott 'The Redman' Redmond..

 

8 February: LangSoc Murder Mystery
Which linguistics lecturer could have done it? Come find out on 8 February!

 

15 February: Lecture - Josef Fruehwald
The 15 February lecture will be given by Josef Fruehwald; title and abstract to be published closer to the time.

 

18 February: LangSoc Highlands Excursion
Come along with LangSoc as we explore the beauty and magic of the Highlands! Stopping off through numerous national parks along scenic drives you will learn all about the unique history of the untamed lands with a guided tour. Like castles? Like whisky distilleries? DO YOU LIKE NESSIE? Well join us and (fingers crossed) see them all! The price at the moment is 39 pounds for students but that is subject to change minorly. This is a day-long trip, we'd leave at 8am and return just after 8pm. TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT PEASE DIRECT MESSAGE Charlotte Manning.

 

1 March: Lecture - Jennifer Culbertson
The 1 March lecture will be given by Jennifer Culbertson; title and abstract to be published closer to the time.

 

8 March: Joint Social with the Tolkien Society
Have you always wanted to know more about the many languages in Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series? Now's your chance!.

 

15 March: Lecture - Hannah Rohde
The 15 March lecture will be given by Hannah Rohde; title and abstract to be published closer to the time. 

 

22 March: Make Your Own Wug Costume
We all dream of having our own wug costumes... So why not come along and make one, or at least a hat?

 

29 March: Lecture - Joanna Kopaczyk
The 29 March lecture will be given by Joanna Kopaczyk; title and abstract to be published closer to the time.

 

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