How to join our lab meetings

Meetings are open to any student, staff member, or faculty member with an interest in language variation and change and/or sociolinguistics. You are welcome to just sit in to see how our community works until you’re ready to participate more actively. 

Meeting archive

To get a sense of what we do in lab meetings, you can also access past lab schedules for Spring 2022, Fall 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2020. 

Fall 2022

  • Where: B-411 Wells Hall and Zoom. 
  • When: 3:30-5:00pm.
  • Contact: Yongqing Ye,, for the Zoom link and password or to join the lab’s email list-serv and/or Microsoft Team.

September 13

Check-in and updates 

(Tentative) initial presentations on undergraduate research project ideas 

October 4

NWAV Practice Talks (NWAV is on Oct. 13-15) 

October 18

Post-NWAV discussion.

November 15


November 29

(Tentative) Optional final presentations of undergraduate research projects

December 6

Yongqing Ye. Comprehensive paper defense practice: Nasalization Change over Time in Michigan English.