Linguistics at Northwestern
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.
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
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...
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM, No Location
Traduttore Traditore: The Instrumentalism of Conventional Wisdom Since antiquity, regardless of time and place, language and culture, t...
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.