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Tags: Linguistics

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 08:53
This month, the Linguistics department's Spotlight on Inclusive Excellence will feature Dr. Jon Forrest and his course offering for Fall 2023, Language, Race, & Ethnicity in the U.S.  Dr. Forrest emphasizes that understanding the relationship between language and race is important educationally as well as personally. In our everyday lives, the linguistic differences that we notice among peers and strangers alike are largely impacted by race…
Wed, 05/06/2020 - 12:55
Thanks to a generous endowment created by Michael H. and Nancy E. Scarbrough, the Department of Linguistics was able to offer funding to support undergraduate research projects. James West, an undergraduate student studying Linguistics and Computer Science, is our first recipient to receive the Spark Award for Undergraduate Research in Linguistics for his project - "A Lexical-Functional Grammar for the Irish Language." Project Overview: The…
Wed, 05/29/2019 - 10:29
Assistant Professor of Linguistics Professor, Dr. Pilar Chamorro, taught a course titled: "Linguistic Fieldwork and Amazonian Languages" at University of Santiago de Compostela May 20 - 21, 2019. The course focuses on research into Amazonian languages as a clear example of languages in danger of extinction, of which little or no knowledge is known. The importance of documentation and research will be addressed for theoretical purposes. This…
Wed, 01/16/2019 - 09:34
Under the auspices of the Franklin College International Faculty Exchange Program, the Linguistics Department will host Dr. Lars Meyer from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany. The visit includes a public lecture on February 20th at 4pm entitled "The Neural Oscillations of Language Processing: Examples from German." Dr. Meyer has a research collaboration at UGA with John Hale; Hale will…
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:10
Dr. Pilar Chamorro has received the Top Cited Paper Impact Factor 2017 award in Phonetica: International Journal of Phonetic Science. This award is for her paper entitled: 'The Effects of Language Dominance in the Perception and Production of the Galician Mid Vowel Contrasts' published in Phonetica 2015; 72: 207-236. 
Thu, 07/13/2017 - 08:59
After over 30 years of existence as an interdisciplinary program at the University of Georgia, Linguistics has now been promoted to departmental status. This achievement is the culmination of years of effort on the part of our faculty, staff, and students. We are grateful for the help and support that we have received from other departments and from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences in this process. Thanks to all of our friends and…

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