Mixtec Digitization Project

The Survey of California and Other Indian Languages (UC-Berkeley) reports that they have successfully digitized several collections of Mixtec fieldwork, including some collections from UW-Madison Language Sciences Professor Monica Macaulay. The digitized materials are available …

LangSci at the Algonquian Conference

A number of Language Sciences students and faculty will be presenting their work at the upcoming 52nd Algonquian Conference, hosted online this year from October 23-25 at UW-Madison. Ryan Henke (LangSci faculty) – Marking number …

Linguistic Discrimination Working Group

A group of us are starting a working group on Language ideology and linguistic discrimination. We’ll read some articles and discuss issues, but the ultimate goal is to figure out how to communicate better with …

Linguistics Fridays are back

Fridays @ 4:00 We continue our tradition of coming together each week for some stimulating linguistic discussion on Friday afternoons. Linguistics Fridays will be online this semester, but they will still be happening! As in …

COVID update: LangSci office closed

Reminder that the upper floors of Van Hise Hall are closed to students and the public at this time. Only pre-authorized essential personnel may enter floors 6 and up. The LangSci physical spaces on the …

Editorial PA-ship Opportunity

Language Sciences Professors Macaulay and Salmons are seeking a 50% Project Assistant for the 2020-2021 academic year (12 months) to serve as editorial assistant for the book series Current Issues in Linguistic Theory and the …

Welcome to New Faculty Member Ryan Henke

Language Sciences is happy to announce the addition of new tenure-track faculty member Ryan Henke to our program! Professor Henke joins us from the University of Hawaiʻi, where he recently defended his thesis The first …

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 …