Colloquium

Colloquium

[kuh-loh-kwee-uhm]
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A colloquium is an academic activity. Typically, a colloquium consists of a single lecture given by a member of the academic community about his or her work to colleagues who work in the same or an allied field. The audience is expected to ask questions and to evaluate the work presented. Colloquia provide scholars with the opportunity to face and respond to criticism in the early stages of the development of new ideas.

In legal parlance, colloquium is the part of a complaint for defamation in which the plaintiff avers that the defamatory remarks related to him or her.

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