Brian Hsu received his Ph.D in linguistics in 2016 from the University of Southern California. Before joining us at UNC, he was a Term Assistant Professor in linguistics at George Mason University. His research focuses on the origins of word … Continued
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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
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 — 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
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
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
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.
Linguistics professor Misha Becker and psychology professor Kristen Lindquist were recently interviewed about their collaborative work on the emotional development in children. Check out the podcast here!