CU Arapaho language revitalization in the Denver Post

April 23, 2017

A recent article in the Denver Post highlighted Professor and Department Chair Andy Cowell 's language-revitalization work with the local Arapaho community. Also mentioned in the article were the contributions of graduate student Irina Wagner , who helped create an online dictionary that includes "an English-Arapaho translator as well as... Read more »

Prof. Andy Cowell discusses 'Colorado Accent' on Channel 9 News

March 29, 2017

Linguistics Department Professor and Chair, Andrew Cowell , was recently interviewed by Channel 9 News for a segment on the Colorado dialect of English. During the interview, Prof. Cowell mentions historical factors that have contributed to the way Colorado English is spoken, as well as more recent influences from, for... Read more »

New interdisciplinary center explores the beginnings - of everything!

March 12, 2017

Professor and Chair of the Department of Linguistics, Andy Cowell , is one of the founders of the new Center for the Study of Origins , a destination for interdisciplinary origins studies. Professor Cowell was quoted in CU Boulder Today about a talk he gave connecting Polynesian and Arapaho origin... Read more »

CU Linguistics hosts screening of the movie "Arrival": March 21st, 7-10pm

March 6, 2017

The Department of Linguistics will host a screening of the movie " Arrival ", which stars Amy Adams as a linguist. Departmental faculty will be in attendance to offer their thoughts and commentary on the film, and to answer questions from the audience. All are welcome to attend! When: Tuesday,... Read more »

Linguistics graduate student Pamela Wright works with deaf refugees

Feb. 24, 2017

Like spoken languages, sign languages differ greatly across the globe. Nonetheless, many deaf refugees are evaluated and declared to have no language ability and/or severe mental deficiencies simply because they cannot communicate in American Sign Language (ASL). Linguistics graduate student Pamela Wright is working to help these individuals communicate in... Read more »

CU Linguistics Holds International Interdisciplinary Beyond Time Workshop

Feb. 20, 2017

CU Linguistics Professor and ICS Fellow Laura Michaelis , together with European collaborators, are organizing a two-day international interdisciplinary workshop on temporal meaning in language, to be held April 7-8, 2017 in the Center for Community on the CU Boulder campus. This workshop is sponsored by ICS as well as... Read more »

China Global Seminar

Feb. 17, 2017

EXPLORING CHINA through ENGLISH TEACHING (5 weeks) Earn 6 credit hours Experience a rich cultural program Deadline to apply is MARCH 13! Connect with the Education Abroad Office! Center for Community (C4C) Room S355 Drop-in advising hours: 9-4:30 pm Mon-Fri - No appointment necessary 303.492.7741 Global Seminar Dates in... Read more »

New Certificate Program in TESOL

Jan. 19, 2017

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to announce the launch of a new Certificate Program in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). For details about the program, visit the website here . Please contact with any questions.Read more »

Pushing Boundaries: Saving the Arapaho language from the brink of extinction

Jan. 11, 2017

Professor and Chair Andy Cowell, and graduate student Irina Wagner, were recently interviewed for an article in "CU Boulder Today" about their work with the Arapaho Language Project. Read the article here: . For more information about the Arapaho Language Project, visit: more »

New Master's Degree in Computational Linguistics, Analytics, Search and Informatics available

Oct. 26, 2016

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to announce a new Master’s Degree program in Computati onal Linguistics, Analytics, Search and Informatics (CLASIC) . This interdisciplinary MS degree provides a solid foundation in both computer science and linguistics, as well as incorporates several courses focused on data-driven linguistics, computational linguistics and... Read more »