Lang Sci at MidPhon 2022 in St. Louis

Two of our Linguistics PhD students presented their research at the annual MidPhon conference last weekend. MidPhon 27 took place October 7-8, 2022 at Washington University in St. Louis. Jae Weller presented joint work on …

Welcome to Professor Laura Horton!

An interview by Miranda Vescio, Language Sciences undergraduate student media intern Language Sciences is excited to welcome our newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Laura Horton! Dr. Horton completed her PhD at the University of Chicago, …

Indigenous Language Table

See here for more information about the Indigenous Language Table, to be held every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00 in the Discovery Building. The goals of the table include building community and providing space to speak indigenous …

Featured Alum: Kanjana Thepboriruk

Most of our alumni go into areas outside of academia, but some do end up taking their love for Linguistics to a higher level! Here is a story featuring an alum who went on to the PhD and became a professor at Northern Illinois University.

Linguistics majors – class of 2022!

Congratulations to all of our graduating seniors this year! Read more about the memories and aspirations of these amazing Linguistics majors on our Class of 2022 Senior Profile Page. The horizon leans forward, offering you …

Spring 22 Senior Capstone Course

Photo credits: Miranda Vescio Each semester, a small group of senior Linguistics majors engages in a special course which culminates their studies in language sciences at UW-Madison. In the Linguistics “Capstone” course, students develop advanced …

Editorial Assistant PA-ship for 2022-2023

Project Assistantship: Editorial Assistant: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory and Papers of the Algonquian Conference 2022-2023 Professors Macaulay and Salmons seek a graduate student for a 50% Project Assistant for the period July 1, 2022 …

A Visit to the SLA Lab!

This story is the first in a series of articles highlighting the wide range of research going on in language science labs across campus. Linguistics major and Lang Sci media intern Miranda Vescio will visit …

New Sign Language Linguistics Course

We are thrilled that we will be joined by a new faculty member, Laura Horton, this coming Fall. Dr. Horton conducts fascinating research on the emergence of Signed Languages in Guatemala, and we look forward …