Linguistics Department

Spring 2019 Department of Linguistics Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring 2019 edition of the Department of Linguistics Newsletter. Click below to read more about the people, research, and experiences that help make our department great. 


Danny Law on the Highs and Low(land)s of Studying Mayan Languages

Associate professor Danny Law studies how languages change over time, and like the Mayan languages he studies, he’s learned that his own research and teaching will continue to evolve, sometimes taking him down – or up – unexpected paths.

On Guard, Ready, Go: Grace Neveu Stands Poised for Her Next Move

Grace Neveu, a Ph.D. candidate in the UT Department of Linguistics, discusses what brought her to UT, the unexpected places her graduate program has taken her, and what waits for her after graduation.

 Industry Spotlight: Q & A with Alumnus Nick Gaylord

Nick Gaylord received his Ph.D. in Linguistics from UT in 2013, and he’s spent the half-decade since then happily discovering that there is indeed life outside of academia. We asked Dr. Gaylord to share a bit of his experience with the transition from doctoral program to work in industry.

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