Department of Linguistics Faculty Dr. Aaron Kaplan was invited to give the talk: "Harmonic Bounding in (Noisy) Harmonic Grammar" at UC Santa Cruz where he reconnected with department alumn, Mykel Brinkerhoff.
The Department of Linguistics congratulates Professor Scott Jarvis for his new co-authored Journal article titled “An illusion of understanding: How native and non-native speakers of English understand (and misunderstand) their Miranda rights”
Dr. Kaplan will return after the 2020-2021 academic year.
Congratulations to MaryAnn Christison, Karen Marsh-Shaeffer, Amber Christensen, Melissa Mendelson, and Vicky Wason! These faculty members are the recipients of a Dee Grant from Thomas D. Dee II Endowment.
The Department of Linguistics congratulates Professor MaryAnn Christison for her new publication titled, “The Odyssey of Professional Excellence and Quality Assurance in TESOL”
The Department of Linguistics congratulates Professors MaryAnn Christison and Scott Jarvis on receiving a Research Incentive Seed Grant from the Office of the Vice President of Research and the College of Humanities for 2020-21.
This award is given to a staff member who is nominated by any staff in humanities and is then voted upon by the Humanities staff council.
The Department of Linguistics would like to recognize Professor MaryAnn Christison, who was invited by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway to deliver a lecture for the Teacher Education Department.
The Department of Linguistics is proud to recognize Eve Olson's Honors thesis-based Article
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Matteo Fiorini on receiving department travel funding to present at the Western Conference on Linguistics in Fresno, California in November 2019.
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Graduate Student Daniel Razo for receiving travel funding to present at the 48th Meeting of the Linguistics Association of the Southwest in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The Department of Linguistics is proud to recognize students Caitlin Hunting, Maison Evensen, Cailey Lloyd, and Julia Vonnessen on being awarded travel grants to attend The Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching (PSLLT) Conference in Northern Arizona.
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate student Caitlin Hunting on receiving travel funding from the Office of Undergraduate Research to attend the PSLLT Conference!
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Dept. Chair Scott Jarvis for his new publication chapter titled "Native language identification by human judges" in a new book titled Cross-Linguistic Influence: From Empirical Evidence to Classroom Practice.
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Department Chair Scott Jarvis in publishing a chapter titled "Lexical Attrition" in The Oxford Handbook of Language Attrition.
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Faculty Benjamin Slade in publishing article: "Quantifier particle environments"
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Professor Rubin in being selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Service in the Humanities Award!
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Maison Evensen and Cailey Lloyd on receiving travel grants from the Office of Undergraduate Research.
Department of Linguistics Faculty publish: Investigating the phonological content of learners’ “fuzzy” lexical representation for new L2 words, in the Proceedings of the 10th PSLLT.
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Edward Rubin on being awarded the Kickstart Grant!
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Faculty members Rachel Hayes-Harb and Shannon Barrios who were awarded the Kickstarted Grant by the College of Humanities!
The Linguistics Department would like to congratulate Scott Jarvis on receiving an Honorary Doctorate from University of Jyväskylä in Finland!
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Tavish Hathale who has been awarded the Linguistics Department Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year!
Congratulations to Hallie Allan who was granted the Cathy Miller Horiuchi Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year!
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Sarah McDowell on receiving the Nanieve G. Momberger Scholarship. Congratulations, Sarah!
Linguistics student, Jarem Saunders, had the honor of receiving one of the Undergraduate Steffensen Cannon Awards this year. The Department of Linguistics is so proud of our undergraduate students and all their hard work!
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Professor MaryAnn Christison on her recent publications. The first publication is in the Journal of Second Language Teaching and Research.
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Professor Scott Jarvis on his recent publication in the Finnish Journal, Virittäjä!
Congratulations to Billy Finlay who has been selected to participate in the Summer Program of Undergraduate Research (SPUR) 2019!
We would like to congratulate the Speech Acquisition Lab for their recent article which was published in the Journal of Second Language Pronunciation.
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Benjamin Slade for being selected by the College and the VPR Office to be awarded the Research Incentive Seed Grant. Congratulations, Ben!
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Professor Scott Jarvis on the publication of his book chapter!
We would like to congratulate our TESOL Team from the Department of Linguistics on being awarded the Global Learning Across the Disciplines (GLAD) Grant for a project titled, "Implementing Global Learning Outcomes into a TESOL Certificate Program." The Principal Investigator for the grant is MaryAnn Christison, and additional team members are, in alphabetical order, Amber Christensen, Karen Marsh-Schaeffer, Melissa Mendelson, and Vicky Wason.
West High School student Josephine Holubkov has once again qualified for the invitational round of the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad that was hosted at the University of Utah on January 24th.
The Department of Linguistics is extremely pleased to announce that Professor Aaron Kaplan has received the 2019 Ramona W. Cannon Award for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities. The award will be presented at this year's College of Humanities Convocation on Friday, May 3, 2019. Congratulations, Aaron!
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Aaron Kaplan and Miranda McCarvel on their paper which was published in the Journal of Linguistics!
Congratulations to undergraduate Linguistics majors Julia Vonessen, Billy Finlay, & Tyler Laws who have been selected for participation in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program for the Spring 2019 semester!
The Department of Linguistics would like to congratulate Professor Benjamin Slade on receiving the URC Fellowship Grant for 2019 to pursue his research paper. Congratulations!
The Department of Linguistics is excited to announce that Professor Aaron Kaplan has been awared the International Travel and Research Grant from the College of Humanites. Congratulations!
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!