peak potential 2023

Peak Potential 2023

Oct. 10, 2023

Peak Potential '23: A Virtual Preview of CU Boulder Linguistics Day 01: Introduction to CU Linguistics – 4:30-6:00 pm MDT, Monday, 23 October Day 02: Meet the Faculty – 4:30-6:00 pm MDT, Tuesday, 24 October Day 03: Graduate Student Panel and Social Hour - 4:30-5:30 pm MDT, Wednesday, 25 October...

ula officers

Announcing the 2023-2024 officers of the Undergraduate Linguistics Association

Oct. 6, 2023

Congratulations to the new officers for the CU Boulder Undergraduate Linguistics Association (ULA)! Our ULA Officers for the 2023-2024 year are (from left) Livvy Bahr, Turner Land, Jaimie Jettmar, and Morgan Jones, who will all share the Co-President position. About ULA: Majors and minors in CU Boulder’s Department of Linguistics...

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Talking Politics 2023 Kick-off Event with Dr. Nicholas Mararac

April 20, 2023

Join Talking Politics this Friday, April 21 at 4:00pm Central (3:00pm MST) via Zoom for its 2023 series kick-off event with Dr. Nicholas Mararac: “Queering the Military: How Ideologies about Gender and Sexuality Shape(d) the U.S. Armed Forces.” Kate Arnold-Murray, PhD student in Linguistics at CU, will serve as the...

Dr. Kate Lindsey

Dr. Kate Lindsey gives LingCircle talk on April 26

April 13, 2023

The Department of Linguistics presented a LingCircle talk by Dr. Kate L. Lindsey (Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Boston University). Her talk, titled Ghost elements in Ende phonology, took place on Wednesday, April 26 at 4:00pm in CASE E351 . This is a hybrid presentation with the option to join in...


CU Linguistics offers wide array of summer courses in 2023

March 4, 2023

It's a sizzling linguistic summer 2023! CU Linguistics is offering 8 courses this summer--from Semantics to Languages of the World to TESOL Principles and Practice. You can take an elective or fulfill a requirement for the major or minor. We offer one in-person Maymester course, with others being remote (Maymester)...

Joan Bybee

UNM Distinguished Professor Joan Bybee gives Capstone CU Linguistics lecture April 19

March 2, 2023

CU Linguistics is pleased to present a Capstone Lecture by Dr. Joan Bybee , a pioneering cognitive-functonal linguist. Prof. Bybee is best known for proposing the theory of usage-based phonology and for her contributions to cognitive and historical linguistics. Dr. Bybee was nominated by CU Linguistics graduate students. Her talk...


Entrepreneur/consultant Dr. Alexandra Johnston presents March 8 on career management for linguists

Feb. 8, 2023

The officers of the Undergraduate Linguistics Association are excited to invite you a talk by Dr. Alexandra Johnston ( Georgetown University), on career options for students in linguistics . The talk will take place on zoom on Wednesday, March 8, 4-6pm . Zoom information can be found in an email...


Access Linguistics instructors: Spring 2023 office hours published

Feb. 8, 2023

Old school office hours no more! Linguistic teaching faculty and leadership are more accessible than ever before, so don't hesitate to book time for class-related questions, pursuit of your interests, etc. Linguistics staff have published a complete list of Spring 2023 office hours for Linguistics teaching faculty: instructors and TAs...

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Dictionary Society of North America (DSNA 2023) to be held at CU May 31-June 3

Nov. 18, 2022

The Dictionary Society of North America (DSNA), founded in 1975, is an organization of lexicographers, scholars, publishers, and collectors, all with an interest in dictionaries. It holds a conference every two years at a university somewhere in North America for members and all other interested parties to network, socialize, and...

Megan Figueroa

Professor Megan Figueroa (U AZ) gives LingCircle lecture on language discrimination in child language development research

Oct. 28, 2022

On Wednesday, November 30 at 4pm, University of Arizona Professor Megan Figueroa gave the LingCircle capstone lecture, "I Tried to Study Language Development and All I Got Was Linguistic Discrimination". Abstract In this talk, I contrast my own early linguistic environment and language input with what is largely described in...