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... Read more »

Prof. Zygmunt Frajzyngier gives a series of international talks

Dec. 8, 2017

Prof. Zygmunt Frajzyngier gave a series of talks across the globe during the Fall 2017 term. These included two keynote presentations: At the University of Sonora's 2017 Seminario de Complejidad Sintáctica (Hermosillo, Mexico), he gave a keynote talk titled "Toward a functional typology of reference systems". At the Linguistic Embodiment... Read more »

Laura Michaelis gives keynote on inflectional morphology

Dec. 4, 2017

CU Linguistics Professor Laura A. Michaelis recently gave a keynote address at the biennial Morphology Days conference, held November 22-23 2017 at the Université Catholique de Louvain (Catholic University of Louvain) in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Morphology Days is a biennial international meeting that deals with morphology within different frameworks and from... Read more »

Prof. Kira Hall’s work on Trump and “nostalgic racism” featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

Dec. 4, 2017

Prof. Kira Hall (CU Dept. of Linguistics) and Prof. Donna Goldstein (CU Dept. of Anthropology) were recently featured in this news report by the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine . Goldstein and Hall are the co-editors of a 2017 peer-review post-election forum, published by HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory ... Read more »

Arapaho Language Project featured by CU Research & Innovation Office

Nov. 8, 2017

Professor Andy Cowell and Ph.D. student Irina Wagner were recently featured in an article by the University of Colorado, Boulder's Research & Innovation Office. The article describes their preservation and revitalization work on Arapaho, a highly endangered language of the Great Plains with only about 200 speakers living today. The... Read more »

Martha Palmer named Professor of Distinction

July 11, 2017

Dr. Martha Palmer, Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science and Faculty Fellow in the Institute of Cognitive Science, has been named a Professor of Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences. The honorific title College Professor of Distinction is reserved for scholars and artists of national and international distinction... Read more »

CU Beyond Time workshop presentations now available

April 26, 2017

The international, interdisciplinary Beyond TIme Workshop was held on the CU campus April 7-8, 2017. The workshop, jointly sponsored by the CU Department of Linguistics, Institute of Cognitive Science, College of Arts and Sciences, Center for Humanities and Arts and the Vice Chancellor for Research, was a gathering of 15... Read more »

New undergraduate course in TESOL offered this Fall

April 25, 2017

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to announce new TESOL courses and a Certificate of possible interest to students in Linguistics as well as other majors: Foreign Languages, SLHS, International Affairs, Education, Business, Communication and more! Get started! Talk with your advisor or contact or . LING 3630... Read more »

CU Arapaho language revitalization in the Denver Post

April 23, 2017

A recent article in the Denver Post highlighted Professor and Department Chair Andy Cowell 's language-revitalization work with the local Arapaho community. Also mentioned in the article were the contributions of graduate student Irina Wagner , who helped create an online dictionary that includes "an English-Arapaho translator as well as... Read more »

Prof. Andy Cowell discusses 'Colorado Accent' on Channel 9 News

March 29, 2017

Linguistics Department Professor and Chair, Andrew Cowell , was recently interviewed by Channel 9 News for a segment on the Colorado dialect of English. During the interview, Prof. Cowell mentions historical factors that have contributed to the way Colorado English is spoken, as well as more recent influences from, for... Read more »