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  • New Project on Life and Language in New England

    Dr. Monica Nesbitt is leading a team of Dartmouth sociolinguistics researchers interviewing Black/African Americans as part of Dartmouth's Linguistics Program's effort to document life and language in New England.

    Eastern Massachusetts Life & Language Project
  • Laura McPherson Awarded National Science Foundation Career Grant

    Her project is titled "Phonetic and Phonological Structure in Musical Surrogate Languages." During this five-and-a-half year grant, Prof. McPherson and her team will conduct field research in multiple sites: Ghana, Liberia, Cameroon, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, Thailand, and Burkina Faso.

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  • Welcome Rolando Coto-Solano

    Dr. Rolando Coto-Solano is a computational linguist who joined the Dartmouth Linguistics faculty in Fall 2019. He received his PhD in Linguistics at the University of Arizona, and he has also taught courses in computational linguistics and statistics at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.

  • Video Highlight: Timothy Pulju's TEDx Talk

    In a hilarious exploration of modern language and its consistencies - and inconsistencies- Senior Lecturer in Classics and Linguistics Timothy Pulju shows the "Uncanny Science of Linguistic Reconstruction" and raises a dead language right before our eyes.

  • Dartmouth Linguistics at the United Nations

    Zachary Cooper '17 and Prof. Stanford presented a talk for International Mother Languages Day at the U.N. plaza, February 21, 2019. Their talk was titled "Voices that need to be heard: Collaborative research on less-commonly studied indigenous languages." 

Recent Publications

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  • On Kuki-Chin subgrouping

    David A. Peterson

    In Picus Sizhi Ding and Jamin Pelkey, eds. Sociohistorical linguistics in Southeast Asia

  • A Grammar of Seenku

    Laura McPherson

    Mouton Grammar Library 83. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton 2020

  • Modification of stative predicates

    Thomas Ernst

    Language 92.2

  • New England English: Large-scale acoustic sociophonetics and dialectology

    James N. Stanford

    Oxford University Press, 2019


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