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Cecile McKee has recently published an article in The Conversation about speech errors, with a particular focus on slips of the tongue. Why do we think one thing, but accidentally say something different? This article explores how subsitutions occur affecting the production of speech and the meaning that then gets conveyed. What do speech errors tell us about the human mind? Click the link to find out more!

Post date: Tue, 25/10/2022 - 10:16am

Wilson de Lima Silva has been named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar. This program is the flagship of international education exchange programs that is designed to developing long-term international collaborations.

As a fellow, Wilson will spend six months in Colombia in 2023 conducting research on multilingualism in the Vaupés region of northwest Amazonia. Wilson will be hosted by the Universidad de los Andes. There he will be collaborating with local scholars and students on research... Read more

Post date: Thu, 24/03/2022 - 11:54am

 Unveiling of Tohono O'odham language building signage

 

 

Post date: Wed, 23/02/2022 - 3:12pm

University of Arizona linguist Cecile McKee has been elected a 2021 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Post date: Fri, 28/01/2022 - 3:42pm

Congratulations to Linguistics PhD students Amber Lubera and Zack Wellington who have been awarded grants from SBSRI in the Fall 2021 competition.

Amber's award will support her dissertation research into the effects of linguistic training and knowledge on language acquisition in an artificial language learning task. Zack's award will support his predoctoral research on the structure and use of the verbal noun suffix in Khalka Mongolian.

 

 

 

Post date: Tue, 23/11/2021 - 1:01pm

'Back to the Rez': Students Write and Star in Navajo-Language Play

The play, by students in the university's intermediate Navajo class, revolves around issues of identity and cultural knowledge and will be performed on Nov. 22 at 4 p.m in Room 100 of the Social Sciences building. Face coverings are required.... Read more
Post date: Wed, 17/11/2021 - 10:51am

Congratulations to Christina Newhall for recently receiving a Special Honors Award from the Aleut Foundation for $12,500 to help with her final year in the doctoral program.

Post date: Mon, 13/09/2021 - 8:41am

We are excited to announce a job opportunity for a Professor of Practice in Computational Linguistics. This full-time teaching position involves teaching eight courses per year in our online MSc program in Human Language Technology, including Statistical Natural Processing, Computational Linguistics and programming for HLT. For further information, visit the job ad here: https://arizona.csod.com... Read more

Post date: Wed, 18/08/2021 - 12:49pm
Post date: Tue, 10/08/2021 - 11:47am

This year's WCCFL conference materials are now openly accessible in the University of Arizona Research Data repository (ReDATA). https://doi.org/10.25422/azu.data.c.5325401.v2

You can read the full story on the Library News site, which includes a cool snapshot of Christina Laree Newhall's presentation poster on the Unangam Tunuu language:... Read more

Post date: Tue, 27/07/2021 - 11:29am

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