Dr. Rai Farrelly selected for Faculty Teaching Excellence Program initiative

April 7, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Rai Farrelly -- Director of our Department's TESOL Program -- on her selection as a 2020-21 faculty researcher in the Faculty Teaching Excellence Program’s 'Making Learning and Teaching Visible (MTLV)' initiative. MTLV faculty researchers will identify one course for revision or redesign, implement revised...

Jared Desjardins receives Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship

March 24, 2020

The Department is pleased to announce that PhD student Jared Desjardins has been selected for a Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship to support his work over the summer! Jared’s dissertation involves building an open-access resource for Latin morphological, morphosyntactic and semantic analysis that will synthesize ideas from dependency grammar and construction-based...

Dr. Rai Farrelly's edited volume selected as AAAL Book Award Finalist!

March 1, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Rai Farrelly on the selection of her edited volume -- Educating Refugee-background Students: Critical Issues and Dynamic Contexts​ (pictured at right) -- as a FINALIST for the American Association for Applied Linguistics' prestigious and highly competitive biennial AAAL Book Award competition! Dr. Farrelly's book,...

Cynthia Clark selected as A&S Employee of the Month!

March 1, 2020

Dean David Brown and Social Sciences Divisional Administrator Vicky Romano came with Bodie the hoppy cow and a giant ‘Get out of Jail Free’ card for Arts & Sciences Employee of Month Ms. Cynthia Clark, JD , in recognition of all she does for our community—from keeping graduate students on...

Tao Lin takes computational linguistics position at Milestone Technologies, Inc.

Jan. 9, 2020

Tao Lin, who successfully defended his CU Linguistics thesis, 'Automatic Classification of Verb-Direction Constructions in Mandarin Chinese', in Fall 2019 under the supervision of advisors Martha Palmer and Laura Michaelis, has accepted a computational linguist position Milestone Technologies, Inc., a worldwide managed services provider with over 2,000 employees worldwide. In...

Prof. Martha Palmer named Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

Jan. 6, 2020

The Department is proud to announce that Prof. Martha Palmer has been named Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) ! In its decision letter, the Selection Committee wrote that its members were "very impressed with [Prof. Palmer's] record of influential research contributions and service to...

CLASP students and Prof. Kira Hall present at the AAA/CASCA Conference

Dec. 19, 2019

Students from CU Boulder’s program in Culture, Language, and Social Practice (CLASP) joined their advisor Professor Kira Hall to deliver a well received panel at the AAA/CASCA conference in Vancouver, Canada, November 2019. Entitled “Language and Middleclassness,” the panel originated from a Spring 2019 CU Boulder seminar of the same...

Jesús Villalpando-Quiñonez successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation

Dec. 4, 2019

The Department is pleased to announce that Jesús Villalpando-Quiñonez successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019. The title of the dissertation is "Grammatical Aspect in Norogachi Rarámuri (Tarahumara; Uto-Aztecan)". His Ph.D. Committee, chaired by Prof. Zygmunt Frajzyngier , was impressed by the quality of the dissertation and...

Dr. Rai Farrelly elected to TESOL International's Nominating Committee

Nov. 26, 2019

Dr. Rai Farrelly , CU Linguistics Director of TESOL Certificate Programs , has been elected to the Nominating Committee of the TESOL International Association . This committee of eight individuals represents the entire TESOL membership in determining the slate of candidates for the Board of Directors and President for the...

Tim O'Gorman takes post-doctoral research position in IESL at UMass

Nov. 16, 2019

2019 Linguistics PhD graduate Tim O'Gorman , an expert in deep learning of semantic representations and corpus development, has taken a post-doctoral research position at the UMass Information Extraction and Synthesis Laboratory , working with Prof. Andrew McCallum. The aim of IESL is to increase our ability to mine actionable...

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