Teaching machines to automatically recognize and correct Spanish accentuation errors
Refreshments will be served. See you all there! An important component of the orthography of many of the world’s languages, including Spanish, diacritic markings (accents) are often stripped or appear inconsistent in text […]
Tell me what Sonoran Spanish sounds like: dialect self-evaluation
Refreshments will be served. See you all there!
The field of Folk Linguistics has been explored in sociolinguistics studies much longer than it has been traditionally recognized; Preston (2000) presents a proposal for the studies […]
This Friday at 3:30 in Greene 528, Dr. Ola Furmanek will present:
The Dialogue Interpreter’s Learning Trajectory: holism, reflection and collaborative dimensions.
This paper examines emerging competency-based approaches to translator education and their applications to initial community interpreter training and continuing professional development. It argues that the lack of structured guidance for professional interpreters is […]
Semantic roles: How do subject and direct object really work?
Why is it that that cute girl in your class might look like Anne Hathaway but […]
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 […]
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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.