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.

Spring 2015 Independent Study Opportunities!

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Malakeh Taleghani Scholarship

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Fall 2014 Colloquium
Check Out These Honors College Scholarships!

Scholarships Available for Honors and Other Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Research Grants

Application Deadline: Spring 2014
Up to $1500.  35-40 grants available. Open to Honors and other... read more

Travel Fund Opportunities for LING Grad Students!

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Department News

2nd year Ph.D. student Megan Figueroa was awarded the Linguistic Society of America's (LSA) Committee on Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics (CEDL) Travel Grant to attend the 2015 Annual LSA Conference in Portland, OR. The goal of the CEDL committee is to help the LSA reach full equality of opportunity... read more
NSF's Linguistics Program has notified Cecile McKee and Elly Zimmer that their DDRIG proposal "Children's Awareness of Syntactic Ambiguity" is being recommended for an award. This grant will support two of Elly's dissertation experiments. Yay for grants!