• Congratulations to our Spring 2015 graduates! More information here.

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    Congrats to Joshua Meyer and Melodie Yen who are recipients of the NSF graduate fellowship! More info here!

    Photo courtesy of LSA website.

  • 5th International Conference on Maltese Linguistics

    Congratulations to Adam Ussishkin, Andy Wedel, Samantha Wray, and Shiloh Drake, who have all had papers accepted to the upcoming 5th International Conference on Maltese Linguistics. More information on the June 24-26 conference at the University of Torino in Italy can be found here.

  • Linguistics Summer Camp

    "The Science of Language" summer camp held by the Department of Linguistics will take place from June 1-5, 2015. Click here for more information!

  • Robert Henderson meeting with the members of Kaqchikel Cholchi', the governing body of the Kaqchikel language.

  • Graduate students Shiloh Drake and Noah Nelson at Tucson Festival of Books on March 16, 2014. Visitors to our exhibit used a finger-tapper to see that language is left-lateralized. 

  • Congratulations to our Spring 2015 graduates! More information here.

  • Dr. Robert Henderson

    Robert Henderson to join the UA Linguistics Department in Fall 2015! For more information click here!

Welcome to the Department of Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona offers undergraduate and graduate programs in linguistics and human language technology. Our faculty has research specializations in phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition, represented by diverse interests in a variety of languages. We also offer unique programs in Native American linguistics. The department trains students for careers in teaching, research, and industry, and is equipped with a variety of laboratory facilities.



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Fall 2015 Independent Study Opportunities!

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