The coronavirus pandemic has reshaped many of our academic practices. At this time, social distance is an important and necessary measure. However, the exchange of ideas within the linguistic community has to be maintained. With this in mind, the Brazilian Linguistics Association, Abralin, in cooperation with CIPL – Comité International Permanent des Linguistes, ALFAL – Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina, SAEL – Sociedad Argentina de Estudios Lingüísticos, ALAB – Associação de Linguística Aplicada do Brasil, AILA – Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée, LSA – Linguistic Society of America, LAGB – Linguistics Association of Great Britain, SLE – Societas Linguistica Europaea, ALS – Australian Linguistic Society, BAAL – British Association for Applied Linguistics and SEL – Sociedad Española de Lingüística is organizing a virtual event: Abralin ao Vivo – Linguists Online. The event is designed to give students and researchers free access to state-of-the-art discussions on the most diverse topics related to the study of human language.

Abralin ao Vivo – Linguists Online has a daily schedule of lectures and panel session with distinguished linguists from all over the world and from all subdisciplines. Most of the lectures and discussions will be in English. These activities will be broadcast online, on an open and interactive platform: The broadcasts will be freely available for later access on the platform aftewards.

The online series will start on May 4th, with the opening conference of Noam Chomsky. The preliminary event schedule is available below. However, since the programme is still open, please follow our social network for daily updates: Instagram. Optionally, download our calendar, import the entire schedule into your calendar and keep updated with the conference programme.

Check the complete program!