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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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Bilingualism Matters Chicago

New research center to support Chicago's bilingual population launches on March 19, 2019.

Bilingualism Matters Chicago will bring together scientists and linguists from five universities in the Chicago area, including Northwestern, DePaul, Loyola University Chicago, University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago. 


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New TA Conference

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM, No Location

The conference provides a full day of events for all graduate students with teaching assignments at Northwestern in the fall, winter, s...

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Yunyan Duan's paper "A rational model of word skipping in reading: Ideal integration of the visual and linguistic information" won 'Best Modeling Paper' in Perception/Action at the CogSci 2019 Conference!
2019 Abraham Demoz Prize awarded to Alaina Arthurs and June Choe
The Linguistics Department congratulates Jennifer Cole for being selected as a 2019 Fellow of the International Speech Communication Association!

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