Linguistics major Phi Beta Kappa nominees

Congratulations to the following Linguistics majors, who have been nominated to join the UW-Madison chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society! Rachel Fedorchak Elena Groves Jason Jenson Phi Beta Kappa is a national honor …

Caroline Niziolek joins Lang Sci faculty

We are happy to welcome Professor Caroline Niziolek (Communication Sciences & Disorders) to the Language Sciences faculty! Dr. Niziolek conducts research on the Neurolinguistics of speech, focusing on the relationship between auditory processing and motor …

UW-Madison Linguists at MidPhon 2021

Several UW-Madison language science graduate students will be presenting their research at the upcoming MidPhon 25 conference, held in a virtual format this year, and organized by hosts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne. …

Menominee Language Course

We are very excited and proud that one of our alumni, Ota͞eciah Luke Besaw, will be teaching a beginning level Menominee class at UW-Madison in the Spring! This three credit course is offered in the …

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 …