Professor Cecile McKee is a 2018 Spirit of Philanthropy Awardee. She was nominated by Children's Museum Tucson / Oro Valley. She has partnered with this local museum in teaching, research, and service.

She is in a list on p 42 of the current issues of Tucson Lifestyle Magazine. Also, with an OSU colleague, she will be teaching an Institute workshop next summer.

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Joint Anthropology & Linguistics PhD candidate William Cotter has been recommended for a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (DDRIG) from the Cultural Anthropology program of the National Science Foundation. William will be using the DDRIG to support the fieldwork for his dissertation, "Belonging, Memory, and Verbal Art in Palestinian Communities in Jordan".

Post date: Mon, 20/08/2018 - 10:01am

If you would like to take a course with Professor Noam Chomsky, either not-for-credit (Tucson community members, no grade), or as a UA student for credit, here is the course to take in Fall 2018! UA students can register for Linguistics 211 as a regular course, and non-UA students can register through this link.

Post date: Mon, 20/08/2018 - 10:00am

Three members of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe's Language Program - program manager Audra Vincent, and staff members Michelle Clark and Cheffrey Sailto - traveled to the U of A on August 1 and 2 to plan work on the Coeur d'Alene Online Language Resource Center (COLRC)'s next iteration, with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) program . In addition to a variety of technical enhancements to the site, the... Read more

Post date: Mon, 20/08/2018 - 10:00am

A team lead by the Coeur d'Alene Language Programs and including UA Linguistics faculty member Amy Fountain and alumnus Shannon Bischoff has been awarded a Documenting Endangered Languages grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (award PD-261031-18). The award supports the further development of digital language resources for Coeur d'Alene, and includes a partnership with the American Indian Language Development Institute to plan and deliver a series of... Read more

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Congratulations to Heidi Harley, who has just been named a fellow of the Linguistic Society of America!

Post date: Mon, 20/08/2018 - 9:59am

Assistant Professor Robert Henderson recently in Guatemala co-organizing the 5th FAMLi conference (Form and Analysis in Mayan Linguistics). With generous financial support from the UMD Language Sciences Center, FAMLi 5 took place in Antigua, Guatemala on August 10-11. The conference was held at the Cooperación Española, and attracted over 60 attendees. It was truly an international affair, attracting participates from Guatemala, Mexico, the United States, Canada, and multiple European... Read more

Post date: Mon, 20/08/2018 - 9:59am

New and Old Issues in Psycholinguistics
Lecture by Tom Bever (30 minutes) for a Workshop in honor of
Michael Tanenhaus. (“MTanFest”, U of Wisconsin, July 2018)
Real World Language: Future Directions...
Link to the actual video:

Post date: Wed, 01/08/2018 - 9:47am

The American Philosophical Society has selected Colleen Patton as a Lewis and Clark Field Scholar. Colleen will be spending funds from this grant during her dissertation fieldwork in Scotland from August 2018 until January 2019, where she will be conducting interviews regarding Scottish Gaelic language revitalization.


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