New Positions for Abby Walker and Katie Carmichael

March 19, 2014
Historical books.

We are delighted to announce that sociolinguists Abby Walker and Katie Carmichael have both taken positions as tenure-track Assistant Professors of English at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Congratulations to Bob Levine

February 26, 2014
Photo of Bob Levine.

Bob Levine has been elected to serve on the University Senate and the Faculty Council as an alternate representing the election district of the College of Arts and Sciences. He will serve a two-year term, AU2014 - SP2016. Congratulations Bob.

Charles J. Fillmore (1929 - 2014)

February 24, 2014
Photo of Charles Fillmore.

We regret to announce the death of Charles Fillmore, a founding member of the department. Excellent commentaries on his contributions to Linguistics can be found here:

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Marie-Catherine de Marneffe Wins Google Research Award

February 17, 2014
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Congratulations are due to Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, whose proposal, 'Universal dependencies' has won $41,869 for a one-year project from the highly competitive Google Research Awards program.

High School Camp

February 10, 2014
SLIYS students

The Department of Linguistics is offering two sessions of the Summer Linguistics Institute for Youth Scholars, a week-long event designed for high school students interested in the study of language on OSU's main campus from Sunday (7/6)-Friday (7/11) and Sunday (7/13)-Friday (7/18