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Linguistics

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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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Events

 
Aug
11
2020
Computational Linguistics Reading Group

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Online

This group meets every other week to read recent papers in computational linguistics, and all are welcome to join. This summer we are f...

Aug
25
2020
Computational Linguistics Reading Group

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Online

This group meets every other week to read recent papers in computational linguistics, and all are welcome to join. This summer we are f...

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News

 
We are happy to announce two winners of this year's Demoz Prize, which honors outstanding undergraduate achievement in linguistics. Congratulations to Marshall McDorman and Swapnanil Deb!
Congratulations to grad student Jaime Benheim, who has been accepted to participate in the Summer 2020 Dissertation Proposal Development (DPD) Program!
Grad student Lisa Cox was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (one of roughly 2,000 awarded nationwide). This fellowship provides external funding to support her PhD studies. Congratulations, Lisa!

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