Congratulations to alum Frania Navarro (BA 2018, French & Linguistics) on her acceptance to the Applied Linguistics MSc program at […]
On Aug. 4, Prof. Charles Chang will be giving a talk in the Abralin ao Vivo series entitled “Phonetic drift […]
Welcome to Dr. Myriam Dali! Dr. Dali is joining the department this semester as a Visiting Assistant Professor. She received […]
Congratulations to Prof. Charles Chang on the publication of his chapter “Phonetics and phonology” in The Cambridge Handbook of Heritage Languages […]
A team of BU students, alums, and faculty from LiSLab (Marina Weinstein, Danielle Dionne, Nathaniel Graham, Dylan Pato, & Prof. […]
Congratulations to Prof. Kate Lindsey on the publication of her article “Ende oration and final /n/-realisation” in Asia-Pacific Language Variation! […]
Congratulations to Prof. Alexander Nikolaev on the publication of his article “YAv. Spitiiura- and the Compositional Form of PIE *u̯r̥h1-en- […]
On Jun. 4, Prof. Emerita Jean Berko Gleason will give the 2021 Babel Lecture (organized by Babel: The Language Magazine […]
Prof. Charles Chang is talking at the May 26 meeting of KoHL/콜 (Korean Heritage Language Research Group), hosted by the […]
On May 15, the department graduated 23 BAs, 8 Graduate Certificate recipients, and 23 MAs at the 2021 department convocation […]
Missed any of our colloquia this year? You can watch most of them on our YouTube channel! http://youtube.com/BULinguistics Kathryn Franich, […]
Prof. Elizabeth Coppock is on two oral presentations at SALT 31 this weekend! Friday, May 7, 4:25-5:05: “Granularity in the […]
Congratulations to PhD student Megan Brown on being named a 2021 Graduate Summer Fellow by the Pardee School of Global […]
The book Phonetic fieldwork in Southern New Guinea, co-edited by Prof. Kate Lindsey and Dr. Dineke Schokkin, has just been […]
We are thrilled to share the news that soon-to-be Dr. Najoung Kim (currently finishing up her PhD in Cognitive Science […]
Congratulations to the following students on their BU Center for the Humanities Undergraduate Student Awards! We’re so proud! Edwin S. […]
Congratulations to Linguistics majors Kate Fraser (CAS ’22), Leela Munsiff (CAS ’23), and James Roberts (CAS ’22) on receiving Boston […]
Congratulations to Linguistics major Kendall Lowe on being accepted into the Michigan Humanities Emerging Research Scholars Program (MICHHERS) at the […]
On Apr. 10, PhD student Andre Batchelder-Schwab will be giving a talk at the upcoming virtual Annual Conference on African […]
Congratulations to Prof. Kate Lindsey on the publication of her chapter “‘Now the story’s turning around’: Associated motion and directionality […]
Prof. Charles Chang will be speaking at Western University on Mar. 31 about joint work with Prof. Yao Yao (The […]
Prof. Elizabeth Coppock’s paper “Nielsen v. Preap / 5th grade grammar v. linguistics / Mass imprisonment v. human rights” is […]
Prof. Kate Lindsey is a keynote speaker at the UNC Linguistics Spring Colloquium (free and open to the public) on […]
On Friday (Mar. 19), Prof. Neil Myler will be speaking at the Princeton Symposium on Syntactic Theory (PSST2021), organized by […]
Congratulations to Prof. Danny Erker and alum Madeline Reffel (BA ’17, MA ’19) on the publication of their chapter “Describing […]
Congratulations to Prof. Neil Myler, whose paper with Dr. Zoliswa Mali (African Studies Center) on isiXhosa causatives was just published […]
On Thursday, Mar. 4, Prof. Danny Erker is delivering a colloquium in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the […]
Professor Emerita Jean Berko Gleason recently appeared in Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’ Colloquy magazine, in the article […]
The 46th Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 46) will be held virtually on November 4-7, 2021. Invited speakers […]
Congratulations to Prof. Jon Barnes on two book chapters appearing in the new Oxford Handbook of Language Prosody: Chapter 3: […]
Congratulations to Prof. Jon Barnes on the publication of his article “On (and off) ramps in intonational phonology: Rises, falls, […]
On Jan. 28, Prof. Charles Chang will be giving a talk in the Glasgow University Laboratory of Phonetics (GULP), entitled […]
We’re thrilled to announce our Spring 2021 colloquium line-up! In chronological order: Feb. 26: Megan Figueroa (U. of Arizona)Mar. 19: […]
Prof. Charles Chang will be delivering a colloquium at UBC Linguistics this Friday, Jan. 15, entitled “Phonological learning in multilingual […]
We are delighted to be co-hosting a new Virtual Workshop on L3 Development After the Initial State (L3-AIS) later this […]
Application Deadline: 07-Feb-2021 Application Portal: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17832 Boston University (BU) invites applications for a one-semester position as a Visiting Assistant Professor […]
BU Linguistics students, faculty, and alums are all over the 2021 LSA Meeting schedule: Ying Gong & Elizabeth Coppock, “Mandarin […]
Current and former Linguistics students Michael Fang and Heather Johnson will present their Boston University UROP research at the Acoustical […]
Prof. Neil Myler will be a panelist at the upcoming virtual “Syntactic Approaches to Morphology” workshop (organized by Chris Collins […]
Prof. Charles Chang will be giving a virtual colloquium at the University of Southampton this Wednesday (Nov. 25) in the […]
Congratulations to our own Prof. Kate Lindsey on being selected as the inaugural Virginia Wetherill Career Development Professor in the […]
Prof. Charles Chang will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming online meeting of NUPFFALE (Núcleo de Pesquisa em Fonética […]
This weekend, more than 1000 researchers in language development will be gathering at BUCLD 45, the first-ever virtual iteration of […]
Congratulations to Prof. Charles Chang on the publication of his article “The contributions of crosslinguistic influence and individual differences to […]
Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2020 Web Address for Applications: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17201 Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computational Linguistics […]
PhD student Megan Brown will be presenting a poster at the upcoming Second Language Research Forum (SLRF2020) on Friday, Oct. […]
On Oct. 17, PhD student Megan Brown will be presenting a paper at the 14th annual Arizona Linguistics Circle (ALC14), […]
We are sad to inform everyone of the passing of Professor Emerita Paula Menyuk, who founded the long-running Boston University […]
Congratulations to Prof. Elizabeth Coppock on receiving an Outstanding Mentor Award from Boston University UROP!
Congratulations to Prof. Elizabeth Coppock on the publication of her article “Universals in superlative semantics” (with Elizabeth Bogal-Allbritten and Golsa […]
PhD student Ying Gong and Prof. Elizabeth Coppock will be presenting at MIT Linguistics’ Syntax-Semantics Reading Group (LFRG) on Sep. […]
With the opening of graduate admissions for 2021-22, we would like to announce that BU Linguistics no longer requires the […]
Prof. Emerita Jean Berko Gleason will be giving the Welcome Welcome and Goodbye Goodbye speeches at the annual Ig Nobel Awards, livestreaming […]
BU faculty and alumni will be presenting at the Annual Meeting on Phonology (AMP2020) this weekend! Prof. Jonathan Barnes is […]
Prof. Kate Lindsey will be giving a colloquium in Georgetown Linguistics’ Friday Speaker Series this Friday, September 18 at 3:30 ET! The […]
Prof. Kate Lindsey will be speaking at Brown University’s LingLang Lunch tomorrow (12pm ET) on “Deriving the Pahoturi River vowel space using diachronic and […]
PhD student Danielle Dionne and Prof. Elizabeth Coppock will be presenting at this weekend’s Experiments in Linguistic Meaning conference, hosted […]
Prof. Charles Chang will be giving an invited talk at the Poliglotar conference on Sep. 11, entitled “Language attrition and […]
Welcome to our new MA and PhD students starting this semester! Ousmane Cissé (PhD)Neshat Darvishi (MA)Dehbia Gaoua (PhD)Caroline Immroth (MA)Jackson […]
Prof. Neil Myler recently gave a talk at the Linguistics Summer School Bolivia (in Spanish), which can now be viewed […]