International English Center releases documentary on CU Employee English Language Program

May 30, 2018

The International English Center at CU Boulder, a division of CU Continuing Education operated under the supervision of the CU Linguistics department, has recently released a short documentary about the CU Employee English Language Program . During the 2017-18 academic year, a remarkable 57 employees completed the program. CU is...

CU Linguistics undergraduate award recipients publish research blogs

May 10, 2018

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to announce the release of blog entries authored by the winners of the new Linguistics Undergraduate Research Award ! Our 13 award winners for 2018 are: Shawg Ahmed, Sarah Beemer, Michael Catchen, Lauren Hoos, Christopher Koski, Jonathan Lilley, Jack McCurdy, Harrison Puscher, Amy Sanders,...

Prof. Narasimhan receives grant from the Spencer Foundation

May 9, 2018

Prof. Bhuvana Narasimhan was recently awarded a grant from the Spencer Foundation to work on a research project titled "'More is Up': Investigating the Vertical Number Line in Preschoolers". Together with graduate student Norielle Adricula and a team of undergraduate students, the project will investigate the development of space-number mappings...

Profs. Hall, Thomas-Ruzic, and Raymond named Faculty Fellows for Community-Based Learning

April 30, 2018

Prof. Kira Hall , Dr. Maria Thomas-Ruzic , and Prof. Chase Raymond were recently named 2018-2019 Faculty Fellows for Community-Based Learning at CU-Boulder. A substantial grant from CU Engage will support an initiative to expand the Literacy Practicum , a service-learning course that pairs CU undergraduates with literacy and language...

Prof. Hulden receives CU-Boulder's Marinus Smith Award

April 24, 2018

The Department is pleased to announce that Prof. Mans Hulden has been selected as a recipient of CU-Boulder's Marinus Smith Award. The Marinus Smith Award honors excellence in teaching and those who have made a particularly positive impact on the lives of CU undergraduate students. Nominations for the award are...


Department celebrates Prof. Zygmunt Frajzyngier

April 24, 2018

Faculty, departmental visitors, and former students gathered on Friday, April 20th to celebrate Prof. Zygmunt Frajzyngier on his 80th birthday. Prof. Frajzyngier (seated center-right in the group picture to the left) has been a member of CU-Boulder's Department of Linguistics for an astounding 48 years. We thank him for his...

CLASIC (Computational Linguistics, Analytics, Search and Informatics) Open House!

April 6, 2018

Come join our celebration of CLASIC (Computational Linguistics, Analytics, Search and Informatics) , our new professional master's program! Check out the program space, meet the faculty and students, and enjoy some light refreshments! Wednesday, May 2nd 3:00-5:00PM Fleming 279 This event is hosted by CLEAR.

Prof. Hall becomes President-elect of the Society for Linguistic Anthropology

Jan. 16, 2018

Prof. Kira Hall is the new President-elect of the Society for Linguistic Anthropology , the flagship organization within the American Anthropological Association for the study of language and social life. Over 250 scholars were in attendance at the November 2017 SLA business meeting in Washington DC to welcome Prof. Hall...

Study abroad in Chengdu, China in Summer 2019!

Dec. 17, 2017

After a successful first trip in Summer of 2017, we are pleased to announce that our TESOL-focused Global Seminar in Chengdu, China will run again in Summer of 2019! This program is organized and directed by our own Dr. Mia Thomas-Ružić , Senior Instructor in the Department of Linguistics at...

Profs. Frajzyngier and Hall receive awards from the College

Dec. 13, 2017

Prof. Zygmunt Frajzyngier has received a College Scholar Award to pursue research in Russia. His study -- An Analysis of Texts of Sino-Russian Idiolects -- will be a collaborative one, as he will be working with professors from Far Eastern Federal University’s Pedagogical School in Ussurijsk, Russia. Congratulations, Zygmunt! Prof...