Linguistics Department

Fall 2018 Department of Linguistics Newsletter

Welcome to the Fall 2018 edition of the Department of Linguistics Newsletter.  Click below to read more about the people, research, and experiences that help make our department great.


Jessy Li and the Allure of Computers, Pizza, and Hot Chocolate

Assistant professor Junyi “Jessy” Li joined the Department of Linguistics in September 2017. We spoke with Dr. Li about her work at the intersection of computer science and linguistics.

 From Coffins to Egg Cartons: Eric Adell on the Rewards and Challenges of Fieldwork

Graduate student Eric Adell talks about his fieldwork in the Cuchumatán mountains documenting Ixil, a Mayan language of Guatemala.

Undergraduate Spotlight: Sunny Ananthanarayan 

Undergraduate student Sunny Ananthanarayan accompanied Professor Patience Epps on a field trip to the Amazon that taught him the importance of embracing new perspectives, choosing his words carefully, and wearing the right shoes. 

Where Are They Now?

See recent placement news for our graduate and undergraduate students.

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