Linguistics students at the Undergraduate Symposium

We were extremely proud to have multiple Linguistics majors and students participate in the Undergraduate Symposium this year! The annual symposium allows undergraduates from across the university to share and celebrate the creative, original research …

Workshop in General Linguistics (WiGL) 17 wrapup

Photos by Language Sciences Multimedia intern Miranda Vescio, unless otherwise noted The 17th annual Workshop in General Linguistics (WiGL) was back again in 2023 after several years of pandemic-related hiatus, and it was probably our …

New American Sign Language class!

Language Sciences is very excited to launch our new American Sign Language (ASL) course this summer! ASL is one of the world’s many signed languages used by Deaf and other individuals as their primary means …

Lang Sci at Languages of the World Day

On March 1, 2023 over 500 Wisconsin high school students visited UW-Madison for the biennial Languages of the World Day, organized by The Language Institute. The students participated in interactive workshops with language faculty and …

Professor Cho receives Vilas Associates Award

Congratulations to English and Language Sciences professor Jacee Cho, who was awarded a prestigious Vilas Associates award for 2023-2024! The Vilas Associates award supports faculty research at UW-Madison in a wide variety of disciplines. Awardees …

Language Discrimination on Campus

In this recent article by Aaron Conklin, Dianna Murphy (The Language Institute) and Professors Joe Salmons (Language Sciences) and Tom Purnell (English and Language Sciences) discuss the efforts of the new Language Ideologies and Language …

Linguistics Capstone: Wisconsin English

Photo credits: Miranda Vescio The focus of our Capstone in Linguistics course this semester was “Development of Wisconsin English.” The course was taught by Professor Joseph Salmons. The capstone course is an opportunity for undergraduate …