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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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Linguistics Department Newsletter 2023 is released
Congratulations to Thomas Sostarics on winning the award for Best Student Paper in Speech Communication at the recent Acoustical Society Meeting in Chicago!
We are pleased to announce that Joy Fu is the winner of 2023 Demoz Prize, which honors outstanding undergraduate achievement in linguistics. Congratulations, Joy!

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