Language Pod in onCampus News

February 25, 2016
Psycholinguistics pod.

Check out the COSI language pod story of the week called "Training in science education takes place at COSI" - a full-length article on page 6 of today’s issue of onCampus (see it 

Tsz-Him Tsui awarded a student Enrichment Grant

February 25, 2016
Photo of Tsz-Him Tsui

Congratulations to Tsz-Him Tsui, who has been awarded a student Enrichment Grant for $3,000 from the Office of International Affairs for his proposed research, Perception and production of Seiyap Chinese consonants.  The funds will allow him to conduct fieldwork for his dissertation in China

Anouschka Foltz on Climate Change and Linguistics

January 21, 2016
Photo of Anouschka Foltz.

Anouschka Foltz in her blog describes how climate change is affecting linguistics, especially language death.  As climate change affects areas with high levels of linguistic diversity, there is an increased danger for many vulnerable languages.

Hope Dawson assumes Presidency of NAAHoLS

January 14, 2016
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Congratulations to Hope Dawson, who assumed the Presidency of the North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences (NAAHoLS), one of the Linguistic Society of America's "sister societies", at the recent meetin

Linguistics in the News

January 8, 2016
Laura Wagner and Kathryn Campbell-Kibler

I invite you to read a recent piece by Liz Alcalde of ASC Communications on the "COSI course" taught collaboratively by linguists Kathryn Campbell-Kibler, Laura Wagner (Psychology) and Leslie Moore (Teaching and Learning) here: 

Congratulations to our AU 2015 Ph.D.s!

January 8, 2016
Dr. Joseph's whiteboard

Jane Mitsch successfully defended Bordering on National Language Varieties:  Political and linguistic borders in the Wolof of Senegal and The Gambia, (Advisor: Brian Joseph; Committee members: