Prof. Bhuvana Narasimhan receives Provost's Faculty Achievement Award!

Sept. 5, 2019

The Department is excited to announce that our very own Prof. Bhuvana Narasimhan has been selected to receive one of this year’s Provost’s Faculty Achievement Awards in recognition of work for pathbreaking collaborative research at the intersection of language, development, and cognition, which demonstrates cross-linguistic variation in how meanings are...

Colorado Research in Linguistics 24 now available!

June 12, 2019

We are happy to announce the publication of Colorado Research in Linguistics (CRIL)’s twenty fourth volume, after a nearly 7-year hiatus! CRIL 24 covers a broad range of topics, from indexicality and language and identity , to Construction Grammar , NLP, and corpus linguistics , drawing upon linguistic data from...

The Department celebrates Dr. Thomas-Ružić

May 14, 2019

Dr. Mia Thomas-Ružić retired this year after many years of service to the Department of Linguistics as a TESOL instructor, advisor and administrator. Among many other things, she was the heart and brains behind our TESOL BA certificate program , and even as she approached retirement, was the developer of...

MA students celebrate successful thesis defenses

April 24, 2019

Please join us in congratulating the following students who successfully defended their MA theses this semester! Haley Hash : “Arapaho Bimorphemic Motion verbs: an ontological and semantic exploration” (chair: Andy Cowell ) Cedar Lay : “Resisting the Search for an Elusive Linguistic Purity in Language Description: A Case Study of...

Prof. Kira Hall recognized by the Office of Outreach & Engagement

April 23, 2019

Prof. Kira Hall was recognized yesterday by the Office of Outreach and Engagement for her work with the Literacy Practicum , a long-standing service-learning course in the Linguistics Department that pairs CU students (or “Buff Buddies”) with language and literacy learners in the Boulder community. Prof. Hall was invited by...

Mara Strother is awarded Jacob Van Ek Scholars Award

April 12, 2019

The Department is pleased to announce that BA/MA students Mara Strother has been selected to receive a Jacob Van Ek Scholars Award for 2019! The College of Arts and Sciences is honoring sixteen faculty-nominated students with these awards to recognize superior academic achievement and distinguished service to the University of...

Paula Dufour named Arts & Sciences Employee of the Year

April 9, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Paula Dufour , our Departmental Program Assistant, has been named 2019 Arts & Sci ences Employee of the Year ! The College of Arts and Science recognizes Paula’s critical contributions to our mission and quality of life in Linguistics. For most of us, it's...

Chu Paing receives 2019 NSF Graduate Student Fellowship!

April 9, 2019

We are ecstatic to announce that one of our graduate students, Chu Paing , has been awarded the prestigious 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship ! This is an incredibly powerful award, amounting to almost $50,000 per year in stipend and tuition funding for the duration of 3...

Dr. Hannah Haynie joins the CU Linguistics faculty

April 9, 2019

Dr. Hannah Haynie has joined the faculty of the Department of Linguistics as an Assistant Professor, specializing in morphology and typology. Dr. Haynie's work targets language prehistory and some big questions about origins, and she is currently finishing up a post-doc in Language Diversity and Cultural Evolution at Colorado State...

CU Linguistics Newsletter, "The Interlocutor" - available now!

April 9, 2019

The Spring 2019 newsletter from the CU Department of Linguistics—newly redesigned and rebranded as The Interlocutor —is now available! Click here to see what the Department has been up to recently, including a letter from Professor and Chair Laura Michaelis , updates from faculty about research and teaching, awards received...

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