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Linguistics

News & Events

 

--Congratulations to this year's presenters at EMU's Graduate Research Conference (Nov 14, 2014):

  • Saja Albuarabi, "Raising to Subject in Standard Arabic and English"
  • Sarah Al Motairi," Examining the Present Progressive in Central Najdi Arabic"
  • Mansour Altamimi, "Arabic Pro-Drop"
  • Lindsay Stefanski, "A Study of Vowels /ɛ/ and /ɪ/ in African American English and Standard American English"
  • Stephanie Walla, "Because, Language Change: A New Form of 'Because'"

--Congratulations to MA candidate Stefanie Walla  for her presentation "Because, Language Change: a new form of 'because'" at Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association  meeting, Nov 7, 2014.

 --Colloquium:  "Revisiting Potawatomi Derivational Morphology" Hunter Lockwood, Ph.D candidate at University of Wisconson, Madison Thursday, October 16, 5:00 p.m, 2014. 308 Pray-Harrold.

Our faculty has research specializations in phonetics, phonology, sociolinguistics, morphology, syntax, semantics, typology and language universals, computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, and minority/endangered languages.