Major & Minor
We offer degrees in Linguistics as well as many research opportunities for undergraduates
Information on our cross-disciplinary PhD program and our three MA programs.
Our research investigates the structure, complexity and diversity of human languages.
Food for thought—and research
For scholars in fields such as anthropology and linguistics, research is conducted living and working among people in different communities where a key component of their work is gaining the trust of the people there. There are many dimensions to gaining that trust, but among the most basic involves the sharing of food.Read More
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Linguistics training provides students with skills that are important in a rapidly changing society. They learn how to use analytic and theoretical tools, work in collaborative environments, and collect, document, and organize complex research data on human language. They also gain a deep appreciation and understanding of the value of a culturally and linguistically diverse environment.Learn More
October 16, 2018
Scott Grimm has been invited to talk at the workshop "Challenges to Compositionality: Mismatches bet ...
October 12, 2018
Aaron White presents the Linguistics Colloquium on "Distribution, Inference, and Event Structure", i ...
October 2, 2018
Scott Grimm has been nominated by the University of Rochester for the Andrew Carnegie Fellows Progra ...
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