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Linguistics at Northwestern

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Language is a complex, species-specific system made up of several components (sound, sentence structure, and meaning). The study of linguistics gives us a unique window on the structure of the human mind and the mind's activity.

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Faculty Search - Fall 2019
The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University seeks to fill a tenure-line position with a start date of September 1, 2019.

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Events

 
Sep
24
2018
The Academic Directions Fair

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Evanston

The Academic Directions Fair is a chance for new students to be informed about what each department/program has to offer

Sep
25
2018
Back-to-School Mixer

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Evanston

Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and staff are welcome to mingle and enjoy light snacks and beverages while discussing what we all...

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News

 
Faculty Search

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University seeks to fill a tenure-line position with a start date of September 1, 2019.

2018 Abraham Demoz Prize awarded to Anelia Kudin and Alex Krauska

This was an exceptional year, as the Demoz Prize was awarded to two outstanding students for their achievements in Linguistics coursework and research, and volunteer contributions to building community among the student body through leadership in the Linguistic Student Association.

Congratulations to Erin Leddon who has received the 2017-18 Council on Language Instruction's Excellence in Foreign Language Teaching Award!

The Council on Language Instruction supports language faculty as they pursue excellence in language instruction and curriculum development and prepare Northwestern students to engage with the world as global citizens.

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