News & Events

Faculty Search - Fall 2018

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University seeks to fill a tenure-line assistant professor position with a start date of September 1, 2018. We are looking for candidates with research and teaching interests in meaning, broadly construed. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research program includes cognitive, computational, and/or social approaches.

Masaya Yoshida has received the Weinberg College Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research!

This award recognizes a faculty member who has exhibited particular skill in and dedication to mentoring undergraduate students engaged in research and other intellectually creative endeavors.

2017 Abraham Demoz Prize awarded

Jiayi Lu is the recipient of the 2017 Demoz Prize. Jiayi is a junior and a Linguistics major who has done research on neurolinguistics and sentence processing in Mandarin Chinese, and has received a Northwestern University Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grant for his independent research. Jiayi is an active participant in Syntax Club, and is a charter member of the newly formed Northwestern University Linguistics Student Association. Congratulations, Jiayi!


Dr. Dan Jurafsky

Tuesday, October 24, 4:00 PM

Phonatics: Ann Bradlow (Ling)

Wednesday, October 25, 4:00 PM

Phonatics: Teresa Pratt (Stanford University)

Wednesday, November 1, 4:00 PM