Zygmunt Frajzyngier Publishes New Dictionary of Chadic Language

Jan. 25, 2016

CU Linguistics professor Zygmunt Frajyzngier and an international team of researchers have produced a landmark dictionary of the Chadic language Hdi. The book is the first trilingual dictionary of this endangered language. The dictionary is preceded by a short grammatical sketch, and contains French-Hdi-English and English-Hdi French indexes. Most verbs... Read more »

Martha Palmer and Colleagues Receive Funding to Build Language-Understanding Systems

Dec. 7, 2015

Martha Palmer, CU Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science, working with collaborators both at CU and around the country, have secured over $2 million in funding for a wide range of multi-year interdisiciplinary projects in automated languge understanding, with critical applications to national security, medical diagnosis and disaster response. Professors... Read more »

CU Doctoral Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellow Jena Hwang Wins Cognitive Science Society Prize

April 1, 2015

Jena D. Hwang, a 2014 joint PhD in Linguistics and Cognitive Science and current National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow in the Linguistics department, is one of four recipients of the 2015 Robert J. Glushko Dissertation Prize awarded by the Cognitive Science Society and the Glushko-Samuelson Foundation. The prize, which is... Read more »

Martha Palmer Elected Fellow of Association for Computational Linguistics

March 1, 2015

CU Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science Martha Palmer has been elected a fellow of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). Established in 2011, the ACL Fellows program recognizes ACL members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary. To date, 26 members of the ACL have been honored... Read more »

CU Linguistics Professor Emerita Lise Menn Elected AAAS Fellow

Feb. 1, 2015

CU Linguistics Professor Emerita Lise Menn has been selected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for "distinguished contributions to the field of linguistics, particularly for models of phonological development and theoretical linguistic accounts of language disorders, and for service to AAAS's disciplines". The... Read more »

CU Linguistics Professor Rebecca Scarborough Wins 2014 Provost Faculty Achievement Award

Jan. 1, 2015

CU Linguistics Assistant Professor Rebecca Scarborough has won a 2014 Provost's Faculty Achievement Award. The award is presented annually to selected faculty who have offered recent significant publication or creative contributions in their academic fields. Dr. Scarborough's award recognizes her ground-breaking work in experimental phonetics. Dr. Scarborough's research focuses on... Read more »

CU Linguistics Professor Zygmunt Frajzyngier Gives Paris Lecture Series as International Chair

Dec. 1, 2014

CU Linguistics Professor Zygmunt Frajzyngier, invited as International Chair, gave a series of lectures in Paris funded by the group Labex EFL, Empirical Foundations of Linguistics, at Sorbonne Paris Cite, a higher education and research consortium established in 2010 that brings together four Parisian universities and four higher education and... Read more »

CU Instructor Orin Hargraves Publishes Book on Clichés

Nov. 1, 2014

Oxford University Press has published It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Clichés , by Orin Hargraves, lexicographer, research assistant in Martha Palmer's lab, and lecturer in Linguistics and the PWR program. The book examines the use of clichés in a broad range of genres... Read more »

Mans Hulden Joins Linguistics Faculty

Oct. 1, 2014

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Colorado Boulder is pleased to announce that Dr. Mans Hulden joined the faculty in Fall 2014. Dr. Hulden's research focuses on developing computational methods to infer linguistic structure from data using varying degrees of prior knowledge of supervision, particularly in the domains... Read more »

CU Linguistics professor Martha Palmer wins 2013-2014 Outstanding Faculty Graduate Advising Award

Sept. 1, 2014

Martha S. Palmer, Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science, has been selected as the winner of the Outstanding Faculty Graduate Advising award by the Graduate School. The nomination was submitted by a group of Dr. Palmer's past and present advisees, and the award recognizes Dr. Palmer for her excellent leadership... Read more »