William Cotter Receives NSF Cultural Anthropology DDRIG

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".

Course with Noam Chomsky available for community members (non-UA students) as well as students

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.

Coeur d'Alene team meets in Tucson

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 .

Henderson Co-Organizes FAMLi 5

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 countries.

Colleen Patton

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.


Published Date: 

07/25/2018 - 9:39am
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