MA Alumnus Brent Eisenbarth Receives Fulbright Scholarship

August 30, 2018

Linguistics MA alumnus Brent Eisenbarth received a Fulbright scholarship to work as an English Teaching Assistant in a multilingual school near Santiago de Compostela, Galicia. During his time at UNC he has studied second-language acquisition (particularly phonological acquisition), bilingualism, and … 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,

UNC Alum Ivy Hauser receives LSA Bloch Fellowship

July 13, 2016

UNC-CH LING alum Ivy Hauser (BA, 2012), who is now a doctoral student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, was named the Linguistic Society of America’s Bloch Fellow.  She represents the LSA’s student members on the Executive Committee — the … Continued

Documenting Mayan Inscriptions

July 11, 2016

Dr. David Mora-Marin has spent the summer traveling to several locations to document Maya inscriptions.

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

Roberge at the 22nd Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference

May 23, 2016

Dr. Paul Roberge presented his paper “The Incredible Weakness of the Germanic Third Weak Verb Class” at the 22nd Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference, held at the University of Iceland, Reykjavik, May 19-22, 2016.