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  • Maggie Baird ' 18 announced she had her first official peer-reviewed article. Check out chapter 2 of ACAL 48!

    This project began as a final paper for Maggie's Field Methods class in the fall of 2015. She continued working on as part of her honors thesis, travelling to France to work with a consultant of the Gurmancema language. The project was presented at the ACAL conference and was accepted as a peer-reviewed paper in their proceedings....

  • Come visit Dartmouth Linguistics in our brand-new location at the north end of campus! Linguistics faculty now have their offices in the 2nd floor of the newly renovated Dana Hall (64 College Street). The building is just north of the McLaughlin cluster and south of the Life Sciences Center. Courses in Linguistics will carry on as usual. Linguistics offices are listed as follows:

    Dana 210: Linguistics Lab

    Dana 211: Dr. Monica Nesbitt (Society of Fellows post-doc)


  • 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.

    He will teach LING 10: Statistics for Linguistics @ 11 hour winter 2020.
    His office is in Dana Hall, room 215.

  • Be a part of Dartmouth Linguistics history by taking our brand-new course, LING 10 Statistics for Linguistics! This course covers the content of other 10-level QDS statistics courses at the College, such as GOVT 10, ECON 10, PSYC 10, etc. But in LING 10, you'll get to learn this material using fascinating examples from languages and linguistics! Instructor: Prof. Rolando Coto-Solano.

    Dr. Rolando Coto-Solano is a computational linguist who joined the Dartmouth Linguistics faculty in...

  • Dialect Contact and Grammaticalization in the Rise of Arabic Future Tense Markers
    Thomas Leddy-Cecere, Ph.D.
    Faculty in Sociolinguistics, Bennington College
    Thursday, October 10, 2019
    4:30 pm
    Reed 108

    In this talk, I will describe the phenomenon of contact-induced grammaticalization (CIG) between Arabic dialects, in particular its significance as a proposed account for the development of innovative future tense markers across modern Arabic varieties. ...

  • 2019 Linguistics graduates gathered for lunch with their professors at Haldeman 246. We wish them the very best in their future endeavors.

  • Marana, Ariz.
    Linguistics major modified with Asian and Middle Eastern studies
    English teaching assistant grant, South Korea

    Arista Ngodinh says the opportunity to teach English in South Korea through Fulbright next year “puts all my interests together”—particularly an interest in education and language, and in the language and culture of Korea, where she spent her junior fall as an exchange student at Seoul’s Yonsei University.

    Growing up bilingual in...

  • Timothy Pulju is a Senior Lecturer in Classics and Linguistics and an expert in the fields of comparative Indo-European linguistics, functional linguistics and language description, and history of linguistics. Among students, he is widely acknowledged as a fascinating lecturer.

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

    ... [more]
  • Sara Gupta:
    Exploring Automated methods of coding rehorticty using deep learning

    Isabelle Strong
    An acoustic sociophonetic study of dialect changes in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom

    Reed Hall 108
    4:30 pm
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019


  • Monday, April 22, 2019
    Steele 007, 4:30 pm
    Why Braille is not a Tactile 'Code' for Visual Print: Evidence from Sublexical Structure

    Robert Englebretson, Rice University Dept. of Linguistics

    Previous research has overwhelmingly demonstrated that fluent reading (of visual print) relies heavily on the unconscious visual recognition of units larger than single letters and smaller than whole words. Sighted readers automatically chunk groups of letters into complex...