Linguistics Department
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We're moving!

Starting January 2, 2013, you will find us on the fourth floor of new College of Liberal Arts (CLA) building. Our last working day in Calhoun Hall will be December 21, 2012.

Tue, Dec 4, 2012


Visualizing Texts at the Texas Advanced Computing Center

Linguistics Professor Jason Baldridge Discusses Ongoing Research in the Digital Humanities

Mon, Dec 3, 2012


Linguistics in the News: Romani Studies

Ian Hancock Discusses the State of Romani Studies in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Mon, Nov 26, 2012


Linguistics in the News: The Texas English Project

Recent Stories Report Research on the State of Texas Dialects.

Fri, Oct 5, 2012


Jason Baldridge Receives Award from New York Community Trust.

Grant supports continued computational research on language grounding.

Thu, Aug 2, 2012


Linguistics Receives Three Awards from Endangered Language Documentation Programme (ELDP) in London

Projects Investigate Indigenous Languages of Latin America.

Wed, Aug 1, 2012


13th Texas Linguistics Society Conference June 23-24.

Topics are semantics and pragmatics of questions and the linguistics of signed langauges.

Thu, Jun 14, 2012



Linguistics Doctoral Student Receives Award for Excellence in Graduate Research

Eric Campbell Recognized by the Graduate School and by the University Co-op

Thu, May 17, 2012


At Graduation 2012, Many Deserve Recognition.

A Wrap-Up of Some of This Year’s Accomplishments.

Tue, May 8, 2012


An Update on the Texas English Project

Lars Hinrichs and Kate Shaw Points are Featured.

Mon, May 7, 2012


NSF Award in Support of Archival Work on Indigenous Languages of the Americas

Tony Woodbury Is Principal Investigator; Heidi Johnson & Pattie Epps are Co-PI's.

Wed, May 2, 2012


Three Linguistics Majors Win Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarships

Scholarships Recognize Academic Merit

Tue, May 1, 2012


Graduating to Graduate School

Master's and Doctoral Programs Welcome Students from Linguistics

Mon, Apr 30, 2012


Linguistics Major is Dean's Distinguished Graduate for 2012

Derya Kadipasaoglu is Honored for Her Academic Achievements.

Sun, Apr 29, 2012



Advising Excellence Award Goes to Linguistics Advisor

Jessica Cochran is Recognized by Her College Colleagues

Fri, Mar 16, 2012


Linguistics, English Alum Explores the Minds of Hyperpolyglots in "Babel No More"

Michael Erard (M.A. '96) publishes new book on individuals who speak extraordinary numbers of languages.

Mon, Mar 5, 2012


Harrington Faculty Fellow Joins Linguistics for Academic Year 2012-13

Professor Ashwini Deo is a specialist in historical linguistics and in the semantics of tense and aspect.

Mon, Feb 27, 2012


Beyond the Iambic/Trochaic Law

Megan Crowhurst awarded NSF grant to explore perceptual influences on the subjective grouping of rhythmic speech.

Tue, Jan 31, 2012


North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad

First round of linguistics competition for high school students to be held February 2.

Mon, Jan 30, 2012


In the News: Texas English Project

Linguistics Doctoral Candidate Kate Shaw Points Featured in the Austin American-Statesman.

Sun, Jan 29, 2012