CU Linguistics celebrates class of 2023 in May graduate recognition ceremony

May 11, 2023

On May 11, 2023, the CU Linguistics community gathered in CASE Auditorium to celebrate its graduating class of 2023. Hosted by department chair Laura A. Michaelis, the ceremony recognized the achievements of 49 graduaing students (28 BA, 11 MA, 9 MS and 1 PhD). At right, Prof. Ambrocio Guitiérrez Lorenzo...

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Laura A. Michaelis receives 2022-2023 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

May 9, 2023

CU Linguistics Professor and Chair Laura A. Michaelis has received a 2022-2023 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award . In the words of Scott Adler, Dean of the Graduate School, the dossier submitted on Prof. Michaelis' behalf "is full of praise for the help and encouragement [she gives] to graduate students” and...

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Distinguished Professor Kira Hall recognized by CU Board of Regents

April 28, 2023

Prof. Kira Hall of the Department of Linguistics was recognized as Distinguished Professor on Thursday at the April 27 meeting of the University of Colorado Board of Regents in Denver. As stated on the commendation plaque, Prof. Hall was awarded the title of Distinguished Professor in November 2022 in recognition...

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CU Linguistics professor Hannah Haynie helps create global language resource

April 20, 2023

At noon on April 19th, Grambank went live. With over 400,000 data points & 2400 languages, it is the largest comparative grammatical database available. Dr. Hannah Haynie , assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics at CU Boulder, is a team leader on the initiative and first author of a...

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Congratulations to our 2023 David Rood Award recipients

April 20, 2023

CU Linguistics is pleased to announce our 2023 David Rood Award reipients: Vincent Burnett and Chloe Circenis! Vincent Burnett is a Japanese and Linguistics double major, with a Korean minor, and is entering his junior year of college this coming fall. He has been placed on the Dean’s list every...

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CU linguists make strong showing at Studio Lab Poster Extravaganza

April 20, 2023

On April 13, the Studio Lab Program held a Poster Extravaganza to celebrate the accomplishments of its undergraduate students participating in faculty-mentored research across a range of social science disciplines. Nine Linguistics advisors (7 faculty and 2 doctoral students) mentored Studio Lab students who took part in year-long projects on...

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Visiting Assistant Professor Joesph Dupris featured in CU Boulder Today

April 18, 2023

Dr. Joesph Dupris (Visiting Assitant Professor of Ethnic Studies and Linguistics) was featured in a recent CU Boulder today article . The piece spotlights the consultation and translation work Dr. Dupris performed for This is Their Land , a short film about a pivotal moment in Modoc Nation history, set...

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Colorado A&S Magazine spotlights work of Maureen Kosse

March 20, 2023

A recent article in Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine by Chris Talbot (with contributions from Cay Leytham-Powell) spotlights the work of current CU Linguistics PhD student Maureen Kosse. Undertaking a nuanced, in-depth analysis of usage of the word "cuck" on alt-right and far-right digital platforms, Kosse published her work last...

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Honoring Dr. Martha Palmer

March 17, 2023

Martha Palmer is the first woman to obtain a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh. Before coming to Edinburgh, she studied philosophy and computer science at the University of Texas, Austin. Her research is focused on capturing elements of the meanings of words that can comprise automatic...

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Second edition of Rai Farrelly's Fostering International Student Success published

March 16, 2023

This month, TESOL Press released the second edition of Dr. Rai Farrelly's co-authored book Fostering International Student Success in Higher Education - a co-publication with NAFSA. This second edition has elevated the focus on learners as assets, increasing access to content and learning outcomes, DEIA initiatives, and ethical, antiracist practices...