Tell me a story and I’ll tell you where you’re from: dialect recognition using machine learning algorithms
Jerid Francom, Romance Languages
Friday 3/20 at 3pm
Greene Hall 528
Linguistic variation is a pervasive characteristic of languages. It occurs at all linguistic levels and is predicted by socio-demographic variables, time period, and geographical and political boundaries. […]
We are proud to announce an upcoming visiting lecture by Hilary Dick entitled:
Possibility and Perdition: Ethical Self-Making in Talk of Migration
Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:00 pm
Museum of Anthropology
Reception to follow in the Museum
ADMISSION IS FREE
Through the analysis of talk among working-class people from a migrant enclave in Mexico, […]
We are proud to announce an upcoming visiting lecture by Dr. Glenn Martinez entitled:
From valuable to vulnerable: Heritage language health professionals and the ecology of language in health care along the U.S.-Mexico border
Thursday, February 19th at 5:00 pm
Reception to follow in Greene 317
ADMISSION IS FREE
October 19-21, 2014 four WFU anthropology and linguistics students (Samantha Geary, Tyler Hollifield, Tripp Maloney, and Micah James) accompanied Prof. Margaret Bender on an ethnographic field trip to the Cherokee reservation in western NC. Students met with language teachers, elders, and staff at the New Kituwah Cherokee Language Immersion Academy. They learned about language-culture […]
Last minute heads up. We are having our Fall gathering for Linguistics minors and all other students interested in Linguistics this Wednesday (10/15) from 3:30 to 5pm in the Museum of Anthropology. We will have pizza and spend some time chatting about the program, faculty and student research and answering questions and getting feedback. Come […]
Informational session and pizza social for students interested in minoring in Linguistics
Thursday, February 6th Greene 317 4:00 – 5:30PM
Grab a slice and get info on: Minor Requirements, Honors, Grants, Research Opportunities, Grad Schools, Jobs, Reference Letters . . .
What do I need to know?
How do I go about it?
Colloquium update. The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill will be putting on a colloquium in March.
The keynote speaker will be Gregory Ward (Northwestern University).
The Call for Papers is open, check the UNC Linguistics Department for information on the deadline for abstracts.
2014 Spring Colloquium
Date: Saturday, March 22nd, 9:30 am – […]
Clancy Clements, a linguist from Indiana University, will give a talk on Friday, October 18 at 4:00 in Greene 145.
The title is:
How the brain constructs grammar (without a tutor): evidence from some Portuguese- and Spanish-lexified contact varieties
One of the things the brain does very well is recognize patterns. It is also sensitive […]
Upcoming eventsApril 10, 2015Talk: Billy Hamilton, Professor of RussianStarts: 3:00 pmEnds: April 10, 2015 - 4:00 pmLocation: Greene Hall 528April 24, 2015Talk: Anaïs Holgado Lage, Assistant Teaching Professor of SpanishStarts: 3:00 pmEnds: April 24, 2015 - 4:00 pmLocation: Greene Hall 528
Periodically during the semester, WFU faculty and friends in languages and linguistics gather in Greene Hall 528 to discuss their research and current topics in the field.
For more information on our current schedule of Lingustics Circle presentations and talks subscribe to the Linguistics minor calendar, join our campus listserv or refer to this site's calendar of upcoming events.