Lauren Gerrish

Teaching Assistant
Lauren Gerrish
Office number: 113
Office address: Linguistics Program, 621 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
Office hours: T 11-11:45; R 11-12:15;, and by appointment

BA, Ithaca College
BA, Universidad de Burgos, Spain

Lauren is continuing her studies in the MA program in Applied Linguistics. Her interests include phonetics, prosody, and syntax, as well as sociolinguistics with a focus on contact-induced change in Spanish in the United States.


Spring 2017

Course number Course title Section Instructor Days Time Room

CAS LX 250

Introduction to Linguistics

S3 Gerrish F 11:15-12:05 BRB 122
S5 Gerrish F 1:25-2:15 CAS 312
S6 Gerrish F 2:30-3:20 KCB 103
Study of the fundamental properties that all languages share, and of how languages differ, with respect to structure (sound system, word formation, syntax), expression of meaning, acquisition, variation, and change; cultural and artistic uses of languages; comparison of oral, written, and signed languages. [Prereq: none]
  • Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.
  • Students signing up for CAS LX 250 A1 should also sign up for one of the Friday discussion sections.