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 …

WIGL 17 – Call for Papers

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Linguistics Student Organization invites submissions for papers to be presented at the 17th annual Workshop in General Linguistics (WIGL 17), to be held Saturday-Sunday, April 4-5, 2020 at the University of …

Language Science Cluster Hire

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is pleased to announce a faculty hiring cluster – Opening Doors Through Language: Access and Equity. Three new tenure-track positions will be filled with a start date of August, 2020, with …

MidPhon 2019

A number of UW faculty and students attended the annual MidPhon conference again this year. MidPhon 24 was held at UW-Milwaukee on October 4-5, 2019. MidPhon is a specialized phonetics/phonology conference that attracts researchers from …