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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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Prospective student visit 2019

All Day, Evanston

Prospective Graduate Student visit: Tour of Linguistics labs and campus; Individual meetings w/faculty, reception

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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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