Graduate Public Scholar

April 8, 2018

Congratulations to graduate student Jen Boehm, who has been selected as a Graduate Publicly Engaged Scholar! She is selected as a part of the Humanities for the Public Good Initiative. Jen’s graduate work is centered around the documentation of S’gaw … Continued

A Study Abroad Adventure in Australia

October 18, 2017

Senior linguistics major Amanda Davis took part in a Study Abroad program at the University of Sydney in Australia in spring 2017, where she had an opportunity to expand her knowledge of linguistics and to get hands-on experience doing research.

Sporklab in the news

April 16, 2017

Sporklab — an NSF-funded collaboration between UNC faculty Elliott Moreton, Katya Pertsova, and Jennifer Smith of Linguistics and Fabian Monrose of Computer Science, working on innovative ways to create secure but memorable computer passwords — is featured in the Spring … Continued

Linguistic Landscapes – A Talk by Dr. Fiona McLaughlin

October 19, 2016

Dr. Fiona McLaughlin, Associate Professor at the University of Florida, will be presenting “Written Cities: Linguistic Landscapes of the Urban Sahel” on Monday, October 24th at 6 pm. Join us for her talk in the FedEx Global Education Center, room … Continued

UNC Linguistics at LabPhon 15

September 28, 2016

UNC alums Kathleen Hall (BA 2003), now linguistics faculty at UBC, and Aaron Kaplan (BA 2002) and Abby [Shoun] Kaplan (BA 2005), both now linguistics faculty at U Utah,

Thrive@Carolina grant

July 8, 2016

Katya Pertsova and Becky Butler (The Writing Center) are the recipients of the 2016 Thrive@Carolina grant to promote linguistic diversity at UNC and engage the academic community in reflecting on issues of language standardization and academic writing/speaking in the context … Continued

2016 Spring Colloquium on March 5th

February 26, 2016

Every spring, the Linguistics Graduate Student Association at UNC-Chapel Hill puts on its annual Spring Colloquium. This coming spring it will take place on March 5th, with Joe Pater as our keynote speaker. A schedule can be found here.