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
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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.

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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: Read more

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This year's WCCFL conference materials are now openly accessible in the University of Arizona Research Data repository (ReDATA).

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

The Coyote Papers Committee is pleased to announce this year's publication of Coyote Papers:

Nitschke, Remo, Damian Y. Romero Diaz, Gabriela De La Cruz Sánchez, John W. W. Powell, Kristina Mihajlović, Luis A. Irizarry-Figueroa, George-Michael Pescaru, Florian Hafner (eds.), Coyote Papers 23: Proceedings of the Arizona Linguistics Circle 14

The full volume is openly accessible through the Campus Repository here: ... Read more

Post date: Tue, 15/06/2021 - 11:39am

Please join us for the joint in-person/online Arizona Linguistics Circle conference in October 2021! This will be the 15th year of ALC. ... Read more

Post date: Thu, 10/06/2021 - 3:04pm

Sonja Lanehart was quoted discussing the importance of teaching Critical Race Theory, and of teaching about the Tulsa Massacre that happened 100 years ago.

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Post date: Thu, 10/06/2021 - 3:03pm