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Professor Emeritus Zygmunt Frajzyngier Wins Fulbright Specialist Award

Dec. 5, 2022

Zygmunt Frajzyngier, a professor emeritus of linguistics at the University of Colorado Boulder, has won a Fulbright Specialist award, with which he recently delivered a series of lectures at the Università degli Studi L'Orientale in Naples, Italy. Recipients of Fulbright Specialist awards are selected based on academic and professional achievement,...


Chase Raymond accepts secondary appointment in School of Medicine

Nov. 29, 2022

CU Linguistics Associate Professor Chase Raymond has recently accepted a secondary appointment in the Department of Family Medicine , at the University of Colorado, Anschutz School of Medicine . He is the first linguist to hold such an appointment. This joint appointment will facilitate a range of research projects on...

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CU Linguistics Professor Kira Hall Named CU Distinguished Professor

Nov. 7, 2022

Dr. Kira Hall, Professor of Linguistics and Anthropology, has been awarded the title of Distinguished Professor, the highest designation the university awards to faculty. She shares this honor with six other outstanding CU faculty from across the CU System . This designation recognizes decades of exemplary scholarship, teaching innovation, and...


54th Algonquian Conference sponsored by CU Linguistics

Oct. 28, 2022

The 54th Algonquian Conference was held Oct. 20-23, 2022 on the CU campus, at the University of Colorado Law School. The special theme for the 54th Conference was the International Decade of Indigenous Languages , 2022-2032, and how the Algonquian language community can respond to, influence, and benefit from this...

Basque, Catalan, and Galician in 2022

CU partners on roundtable discussion, “Reclaiming New Speakers, Revising Old Authenticities: Basque, Catalan, and Galician”

Sept. 28, 2022

On October 6, EDiSo’s Research Commission and CU Linguistics' CLASP Program co-sponsored a roundtable discussion, "Reclaiming New Speakers, Revising Old Authenticities: Basque, Catalan, and Galician", a critical conversation about the three main minoritized languages in the Spanish State and their sociolinguistic contexts in this third decade of the 21st century...

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This is Their Land selected for the 10th Annual Klamath Independent Film Festival

Sept. 16, 2022

The short film This is Their Land was selected for the 10th Annual Klamath Independent Film Festival 2022 and premiered Saturday (9/17) at the Ross Ragland Theater in Klamath Falls, Oregon. The film provides a narrative retelling of Modoc leader Captain Jack's efforts with the United States Peace Commission during...

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Oh, the humanities!

Sept. 10, 2022

A recent article in the Washington Post pointed to a pervasive trend of regret among liberal arts majors, half of whom wish that they had chosen a different major. For the past decade, students have been increasingly focused on a major that they believe will provide better lifetime job prospects,...


Linguistics students helm 2022 A&S Welcome Fair table

Sept. 6, 2022

As CU Boulder welcomed the class of 2026 to campus, CU Linguistics undergraduate students helped introduce first-year students to the field of linguistics at the College of Arts and Sciences Welcome Fair. Held August 19 on Sewell Field during CU Welcome Week, the A&S Welcome Fair provided an opportunity for...


CU Linguistics Professor Andy Cowell Leads Creation of Systemwide Land Acknowledgement

Sept. 6, 2022

As a result of the tireless collaborative efforts of Department of Linguistics Professor Andy Cowell, the faculty director of the Center for Native American And Indigenous Studies (CNAIS) , along with a campus advisory group representing Inclusion, Diversity, and Excellence in Academics Council (IDEA) and the Office of Diversity, Equity,...

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Prof. Raymond and co-author offer a "first" with their new Spanish-language textbook

Aug. 12, 2022

Prof. Chase Raymond, together with co-author Luis Manuel Olguín (UCLA), has just published Análisis de la Conversación: fundamentos, metodología y alcances with Routledge Press (2022). This 235-page textbook offers the first comprehensive introduction to the theory and method of Conversation Analysis, written entirely in Spanish and using Spanish conversational data...