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,...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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:

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...

Fall 2016 Linguistics newsletter available

Oct. 26, 2016

The Linguistics Fall 2016 Newsletter is now available! Check it out for faculty updates, new degree options, words from the chair, and more!

Summer 2017 Global Seminar in Chengdu, China available

Oct. 18, 2016

Spend five weeks in Chengdu, exploring Chinese culture through English teaching! You’ll have the opportunity to participate in field-based learning by visiting local classrooms and connecting with English language learners and teachers. Additional seminars in Tai Chi, Calligraphy, and Chinese language will deepen your understanding of Chinese culture. LING 3800...

Linguistic Society of America issues press release for research by Professor Chase Raymond

Sept. 21, 2016

The Linguistic Society of America has issued a press release for a recent piece of research by Professor Chase Raymond. The statement can be found below and at: . The Versatility of Pronouns and Shifting Identity (Washington, DC) – A new scientific study reveals the fascinating ways in which...