Linguistics participates in new Interdisciplinary Writing Certificate

Jan. 30, 2019

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to be one of seven units taking part in the new CU Boulder Interdisciplinary Writing Certificate . The Certificate in Writing offers a flexible, interdisciplinary curriculum in writing studies that affords new opportunities to undergraduate students to demonstrate their commitment to and excellence in...

Forum on Indigenous and Native American Languages Recognizes UN Year of Indigenous Languages

Jan. 14, 2019

The Department of Linguistics and the Center for Native American & Indigenous Studies (CNAIS) are pleased to host a discussion-formatted event titled "2019: The UN International Year of Indigenous Languages, and the Future of Native American Languages". Wednesday, January 23 4:00pm Clare Small 209 This talk (in discussion format) will...

Antti Arppe gives LingCircle talk on Plains Cree

Dec. 3, 2018

Antti Arppe , visiting CU from the Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta, gave a LingCircle talk on December 5 entitled " What can a small corpus tell us? (with the help of computational modeling): Case studies in morphological complexity, syntactic argument structure, and word order in Plains Cree ".

Lisa Rutta and SoundHound colleagues lead LingCircle panel on Speech Recognition Technology

Oct. 22, 2018

Lisa Rutta is the Director of Ops and Technical Project Managment at SoundHound , a company that does music identification (Houndify) and has recently moved into speech recognition. While their headquarters is in California, they have recently opened a branch office in Boulder and are looking for more linguists to...

CLASIC Program Holds Open House

Oct. 9, 2018

Come join our celebration of CLASIC (Computational Linguistics, Analytics, Search and Informatics) , one of our professional master's programs! Check out the program space, meet the faculty and students, and enjoy some light refreshments! Wednesday, October 10th 3:00-5:00pm Fleming Building, Room 279 (located between the Idea Forge & SASC programs;...

Claire Bonial Gives LingCircle Talk on Human-Robot Dialogue

Sept. 12, 2018

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to welcome back Claire Bonial , a graduate of our own PhD program who now works for the Computational and Information Sciences Directorate at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL). In this Ling Circle talk, Dr. Bonial will share some of her work on human-robot...

Jeremy Calder gives talk on drag queen speech

Sept. 12, 2018

Jeremy Calder is currently a Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow in the CU Department of Linguistics. In this talk, he'll be presenting some of his work on drag queens in San Francisco. Title : " The fierceness of fronted /s/: Social and linguistic influences on a variable among San Francisco drag queens...

Katherine Demuth gives talk on bilingualism

June 25, 2018

We are pleased to welcome Katherine Demuth (Macquarie University). Below are the details. Title: On becoming bilingual: L1 and L2 input effects on early sequential bilinguals' developing knowledge of grammar Wednesday, June 27th 2:00pm Fleming 279 Abstract : Many studies have reported on the language and cognitive abilities of balanced...

Miikka Silfverberg gives LingCircle talk on neural models

April 30, 2018

Miikka Silfverberg , who is currently a post-doctoral scholar in the CLEAR group here at CU-Boulder, will give the last LingCircle talk of the semester, sharing his work on neural modeling. Neural Models for Word Inflection and Phonology Monday, April 30, 2018 3:00-4:30pm Linguistics Conference Room (Hellems 285) Abstract: Numerous...

Jalon Begay gives talk on Navajo Word Formation

April 10, 2018

In April, the Department was pleased to welcome Jalon Begay (University of New Mexico and University of Rochester). He gave a LingCircle talk about his work on word formation in Navajo. He noted that of four mountains traditionally taken as markers of the boundaries of Diné territory, two are located...