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Linguistics

  1. Celeste Miller poses lying crosswise on a stool with violinist behind her

    How Dance and Language Converge

    Apr 11, 2019
    Assistant Professors Cynthia Hansen and Celeste Miller introduced a 2-credit class last spring to help trailblaze a new theory: choreolinguistics, which explores the intersection of linguistics and dance.
  2. The Linguistic Structure of Japanese Baseball Chants

    Jan 31, 2018

    World-renowned phonologist Armin Mester will present work he has been developing with collaborators that seeks to explain the complex sound patterns in adapting a batter’s…

  3. Mixing It Up in/with Codeswitching

    Oct 04, 2016
    Carol Myers-Scotton ’55, an expert in bilingualism and language contact, to discuss codeswitching, using 2 languages in the same conversation.
  4. Translating the Rig Veda

    Jan 27, 2016
    Professor Stephanie W. Jamison discusses the translation of the oldest Sanskrit text.
  5. Adulterous Woman to Be Eaten by Dogs

    Jan 27, 2016
    Professor Stephanie W. Jamison will explore the role of women in ancient India.
  6. Babel No More

    Apr 24, 2015
    Popular author discusses his search for the upper limits of the ability to learn, speak, and use languages.
  7. The Deed of Word

    Sep 19, 2013
    First-year students in Angelo Mercado's tutorial explore linguistic aspects of poetry.
  8. Language Contact

    Aug 21, 2013
    What happens when languages collide? Students explore the small and large effects of language contact.

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