Forthcoming Faculty Publications

A couple of our faculty have forthcoming edited volumes in interesting areas of linguistic research: Rajiv Rao (2020) – Spanish Phonetics and Phonology in Contact: Studies from Africa, the Americas, and Spain. Spanish Phonetics and …

Student Prizes and Honors

Congratulations are in order to several Linguistics majors who were awarded scholarships, prizes, and honor society memberships in 2020. Special merit scholarships: Elena Groves was awarded the Ralph B. Abrams Scholarship for academic excellence Michelle …

Saffran honored with Elman Prize

Congratulations to Language Sciences Professor Jenny Saffran, who has been named the 2020 recipient of the Jeffrey L. Elman Prize for Scientific Achievement and Community Building. Professor Saffran is the first to receive the new …

Salmons & Natvig online lecture

Professors Joe Salmons (UW-Madison Language Sciences) and David Natvig (University of Oslo) will be giving a talk on the Abralimo virtual linguistic lecture platform this weekend. Sunday 6/21/20 12:00 pm (Central time – note that …

Congratulations Class of 2020!

Congratulations to our graduating seniors! We had a great bunch of graduates this year. We definitely miss being able to come together and share the joy of this moment – hopefully you are all celebrating …

COVID-19 Event Update

Due to the necessity of reducing social interactions during this period, all remaining in-person events for this Spring are canceled. This includes the Linguistics Fridays colloquia series, and the LSO’s Workshop in General Linguistics. We …

Happenings at the LSA 2020 Meeting

The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) held its annual meeting this year in New Orleans from January 2-5, 2020. The annual meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas …