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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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The Linguistics Department congratulates Annette D'Onofrio, Robert Gundlach, Gregory Ward, and Masaya Yoshida for making the ASG Faculty Honor Roll 2018-2019!
2018 Abraham Demoz Prize awarded to Anelia Kudin and Alex Krauska
Congratulations to Erin Leddon who has received the 2017-18 Council on Language Instruction's Excellence in Foreign Language Teaching Award!

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