Digital Ho-Chunk Archive

Recent Linguistics Ph.D. graduate Andrea Cudworth was one of several UW-Madison students who worked on a project to create a digital inventory of existing Ho-Chunk language resources. The resulting catalogue has helped connect teachers and …

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Members of the class of 2019 gathered at the top of Van Hise Hall to celebrate the completion of their degrees. In addition to the large ceremony at Camp Randall, Language Sciences hosts a small …

SoundWaves: Hidden Worlds of the Human Body

Professors Salmons and Purnell participated in the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery’s SoundWaves: Music and Science Together program. Their contribution discussed language variation and change, and was titled Hidden Worlds of Language Variation: ‘Subliminal Accent’. You …

UW Linguists at MidPhon

A whole host of UW-Madison linguists attended MidPhon 23 this October, held this year at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. Both students and faculty members from various UW units gave talks and posters about their …

Linguistics Fridays are Back!

Fridays at 4:30 in 201 Van Hise Linguistics Fridays are back this Fall with a great rotation of speakers and discussion groups. In September the Historical Linguistics Reading Group and the Phonology Reading Group will …

Congratulations to Our Graduates!

We are happy to announce the unleashing of another cohort of Linguistics majors onto the world! Graduating in Spring of 2018 was this fantastic group of seniors: Mariah Blake Mercedes Endres Allison Fujimoto Cady Gansen …