Newly inaugurated president Ruth Watkins met with linguistic club students to tell them how she went from discovering linguistics in college to becoming the president of the University of Utah. A student asked about studying a major when it doesn’t lead to one specific career and you may not know what path it will take?
The Department on Linguistics congratulates Professor Benjamin Slade on his new publication in the Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages. Below you can find a short description on his publication as well as a link to view more. Congratulations Professor Slade!
The Speech Acquisition Lab was well represented at the Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching conference in Ames, Iowa on Sept 8th and 9th.
The Department of Linguistics is excited to send out the published Fall 2018 Newsletter. We have many great spotlights in this article including two of our recent graduates along with two alumni students. Included is also a message from our Department Chair, Scott Jarvis
The Department of Linguistics is proud to announce that Johanna Watzinger-Tharp has published an article titled, "Linguistic performance of dual language immersion students."
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Julia Vonessen on becoming the UROP Scholar for the Fall semester 2018. Julia's project is titled, "The impact of listener attitudes on the comprehension of nonnative-accented speech." Below is a short paragraph explaining the current project that she is working on.
These students presented their replications studies that they developed in Professor Rachel Hayes-Harb's Seminar course.
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Dr. Aaron Kaplan on this great success!
The Department of Linguistics is excited to congratulate Miranda McCarvel on her now position at Smith College at the Jacobson Center for Writing, Teaching and Learning and the Department of Education and Child Studies.
The title of his paper is called, "Positional licensing, asymmetric trade-offs and gradient constraints in Harmonic Grammar".
The Department of Linguistics is excited to announce that Cate Showalter, recent PhD graduate, has accepted a position as an Assistant Teaching Professor in the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University.
Amber Christensen was selected to participate in The University of Utah Global Learning Retreat
If you were unable to attend or watch the live stream of the Language and Law Forum you have another chance to watch it!
The Department of Linguistics is very proud of her and all the hard work that she has put in over the last several years.
Professor MaryAnn Christison published a new article featuring language socialization research.
We are proud of all the Linguistics students who presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium this year!
Taylor Anne Barriuso with Rachel Hayes-Harb published an article titled, "High variability phonetic training as a bridge from research to practice."
Linguistics undergraduate and Speech Acquisition Lab member Joselyn Rodriguez presented her undergraduate research project.
Josephine Holubkov, a student at West High School, placed 23rd out of 160 participants in this year’s North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO) invitational round.
Congratulations to Taylor Anne Barriuso and Shannon Barrios whose article "The role of phonological distributional information on the acquisition of L2 allophones" has been published in the Proceedings of the 8th Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference.
Congratulations to the graduate students who completed their M.A. degree this year!
Congratulations to the 24 Linguistics Undergraduate Students who completed their B.A. degree this year!
Undergraduate student Luke Tuttle will be interning at Ohio State University this summer conducting research on language acquisition and language comprehension.
Karen Marsh Schaeffer and Melissa Mendelson were selected to facilitate the 2017 pre-departure orientation workshop for U.S. Fulbright English teaching assistants headed to Europe/Eurasia.
Take a break from studying and join us in LNCO 2110 on April 20th from 3-5pm!
Four undergraduate Linguistics students presented at the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Eve Olson was awarded the 2017 College of Humanities Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher award! Congratulations!
Congratulations to Tyler Laws who was awarded the Hagander Book Award!
Congratulations to Cate Showalter for passing her Dissertation Proposal Defense!
Sarah has just accepted a tenure-track position as an assistant professor of English language learner education in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership at Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
Congratulations to Josephine Holubkov for qualifying for the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO) invitational round!
Eve Olson is a graduating senior getting her degrees in Honors Linguistics and Middle East Studies.
The Department of Linguistics presents a PhD Dissertation Defense by Jin Bi. Bilingualism and Cognitive Control: A Comparison of Sequential and Simultaneous Bilinguals.
Congratulations to Professor MaryAnn Christison on her new book with Cambridge University Press.
Congratulations to Cate Showalter for passing the PhD comprehensive exam!
Taylor Anne Barriuso awarded Language Learning Dissertation Grant
Congratulations to Cole Brendel for passing his comp exams!
Professor Johanna Watzinger-Tharp publishes co-edited volume with Per Urlaub
Congratulations to Taylor Anne Barriuso on passing her PhD comp exams!
Professor Benjamin Slade recently published "Virtual meatspace: Word formation and deformation in cyberpunk discussions" in De Gruyter Mouton.
Aaron Kaplan, professor of linguistics, recently published an article in Cambridge University Press titled Local optionality with partial orders.
Kristie Durham, a former graduate student, and Rachel Hayes-Harb, Associate Professor, recently published an article
Professor MaryAnn Christison publishes a new book for Routledge/Taylor & Francis with Jodi Crandall, her colleague from the University of Maryland.
Congratulations to Taylor Anne Barriuso who received one of ten student awards for her paper presentation at this years Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching conference in Calgary
Eve Olson was selected for participation in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program in Fall 2016
Andrew Bayles, Aaron Kaplan and Abby Kaplan publish in Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics
Associate Professor Johanna Watzinger-Tharp publishes in The International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism.
Faculty Member Shannon Barrios publishes in "Frontiers in Psychology"
Professor Rachel Hayes-Harb publishes in the journal "Frontiers in Psychology"
Taylor Anne Barriuso will be presenting at the 8th PSLLT conference in August 2016.
Abby Kaplan in @theU article
Graduate student Shasha Xu has been invited to participate in the 2016 STARTALK Chinese Teacher Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Assistant Professor (Lecturer) Abby Kaplan Writes Academic Publication
Taylor Anne Barriuso awarded ASUU funding to attend conference.
Cate Showalter Awarded University Teaching Assistantship
Sean Taylor is awarded the Cathy Miller Horiuchi Scholarship
Eve Olson Awarded Department Scholarship
Aja Swalberg Awarded Funds
Adrian Palmer Awarded Funds
Taylor Anne Barriuso Receives Assistantship
Sarah Braden Receives Steffensen Cannon Scholarship
MaryAnn Christison and Zuzana Tomas Recognized
Karen Marsh Schaeffer and Melissa Mendelson to Facilitate Fulbright Workshop
Speech Lab Prepares for Conference
Shannon Barrios manuscript accepted for publication in Second Language Research
Graduate Student Taylor Anne Barriuso Has an Article Coming Out in TESOL Quarterly
Rachel Hayes-Harb Manuscript Accepted for Publication
Mykel Brinkerhoff to Present at the Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research
KSL 5 presents a feature story on Professor Randy Eggert's LING 1069: Bad Words and Taboo Terms.
Associate Professor Johanna Watzinger-Tharp publishes op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune.