Becky Butler helps secure $900,000 grant for Southeast Asian studiesAugust 2, 2022 |
Becky Butler and an interdisciplinary team of UNC researchers have won a $900,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation for “Bringing Southeast Asia Home,” an initiative that will expand the study of Southeast Asia and its languages at UNC-Chapel Hill and the UNC System …
Amy Reynolds’ successful dissertation defenseMay 16, 2022 |
Last week, Amy Reynolds successfully defended her Ph.D dissertation, “Consonant Cluster Simplification Patterns in Refugee English Revisited: Karen English in the United States.” Her committee includes David Mora-Marín as chair, Jennifer L. Smith, Misha Becker, Robin Dodsworth (NCSU), and Walt Wolfram (NCSU). Congratulations, Amy!
Caitlin Smith presents at WCCFL 40May 16, 2022 |
Caitlin Smith presented last weekend at the 40th meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 40), hosted virtually by Stanford University. She presented a talk, “Typological asymmetries in underapplication opacity: A gestural account,” with co-author Charlie O’Hara (University of Michigan).
Trey Anthony presents at LASPRL 3May 9, 2022 |
Trey Anthony recently presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Language Attitudes toward Spanish, Portuguese, and Related Languages, hosted virtually at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. He presented a talk, “Perceptions of Inclusive Language among Spanish-language Educators in Spain and Mexico.”
Sean Foley to Ph.D program at University of Southern CaliforniaApril 7, 2022 |
Second-year MA student Sean Foley has accepted an admissions offer to the linguistics Ph.D program at the University of Southern California, where he will begin this fall. Congratulations, Sean!
David Mora-Marín in Nature CommunicationsMarch 30, 2022 |
Prof. David Mora-Marín has been contributing to a multidisciplinary study of the movement of human populations and genes, linguistic traits, and cultigens between South America and Middle America …
UNC linguists at SSILA 2022January 27, 2022 |
Several UNC linguists and alumni presented at this year’s meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) …
UNC linguists at the 2022 LSA annual meetingJanuary 27, 2022 |
Some current UNC linguists and alumni presented at the this year’s Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. They presented the following …
Linguistics to co-host 13th Workshop of the Association for Written Language and LiteracyOctober 15, 2021 |
PhD Students Receive ARPA Graduate Degree Completion GrantsSeptember 22, 2021 |
Our legacy PhD students Amy Reynolds and Jennifer Boehm both received ARPA graduate degree completion grants to complete their dissertations…