News and Features

  • 2016 Spring Colloquium on March 5th

    Every spring, the Linguistics Graduate Student Association at UNC-Chapel Hill puts on its annual Spring Colloquium. This coming spring it will take place on March 5th, with Joe Pater as our keynote speaker. A schedule can be found here.

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  • Misha Becker and Kristen Lindquist Interview about Emotional Development

    Linguistics professor Misha Becker and psychology professor Kristen Lindquist were recently interviewed about their collaborative work on the emotional development in children. Check out the podcast here!

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  • Call for Papers to UNC Linguistics Department’s 2016 Spring Colloquium now open

    The Linguistics Department at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is now accepting abstracts for their 2016 Spring Colloquium. The conference will be held Saturday, March 5, 2016 with Joe Pater as keynote speaker. Papers are invited on any topic in Theoretical Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. Presentations will be 20 minutes long (in English) followed by a 10-minute discussion period.  Read more...

  • UNC students present at LSUGA’s 2nd conference

    Graduate students Jen Boehm, Amy Reynolds, Kline Gilbert, Emily Moeng, and Metta Crouse traveled to Athens, GA for the Linguistics Society at the University of Georgia (LSUGA)’s 2nd interdisciplinary linguistics conference, October 9th – 11th.

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  • Fall Break Cherokee Revitalization

    Over fall break, Misha Becker and Ben Frey (AMST) traveled to Cherokee, NC to work with teachers and students at the New Kituwah Academy, a Cherokee language immersion school. Their project, funded by the Endangered Language Fund, seeks to encourage Cherokee language use in the school and in wider community domains. Having teamed up with Mark Katz (Music), the director of the Next Level Hip-Hop Diplomacy project, the researchers also brought hip-hop artist Josh Rowsey along to help the children think about creating rap music in Cherokee.

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