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

The University of Arizona Department of Linguistics will host the 20th anniversary meeting of the Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas, on the weekend of Jan 23-25, 2015. This meeting brings together formal linguists and community members working with indigenous... read more
Students and faculty of the Linguistics Department helped to create a great, interactive experience for the local community at this year's Tucson Meet Yourself. The linguistics exhibit included spectrogram demonstrations, an experiment that showed the lateralization of the brain and how it relates... read more