Abram Clear ’21, a linguistics and anthropology major, discovered a lot about himself during his college years, and he’s quick to credit the inclusive and welcoming home W&M provided throughout that time.
Professor Osiapem: “This type of study away is a great immersive way to enhance academic learning."
W&M Professor Jack Martin used time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic to finish a revised Choctaw dictionary that was four years in the making.
Linguistics Program Issues Official Statement on Black Lives Matter
William & Mary alum Dr. Randi Moore joins the Linguistics Program for the 2019-2020 school year.
Dr. Kate Harrigan and research assistants announce the completion and opening of new Child Language Lab at William & Mary.
William & Mary is in the process of creating a BA in linguistics making it the first in the state to offer a linguistics degree for undergraduates.
Assistant professor of linguistics at William & Mary, Dan Parker, receives grant from the National Science Foundation to expand current research and better understand linguistic illusions and why they occur.
The Linguistics department is hosting the Virginia Area Linguistics Conference on April 13th to highlight exemplary research and foster discussion in the greater Virginia Area
W&M has chosen the first six professors to be involved in the program. Iyabo Osiapem, senior lecturer of Africana studies and linguistics, and Bev Sher, senior lecturer of chemistry and the university’s chief health professions advisor, will lead off.
W&M Linguistics alumni Rachael Tatman and Ethan Roday recently earned a PhD and MS, respectively, from the University of Washington.
The 2017 Linguistic Institute will be held at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Over 70 courses will be held on specialized topics in linguistics.
When Loretta Scott '10 graduated from W&M, she knew just what she wanted to do: move to New York!
Linguistics says good-bye to six of our December Graduates.
Anne Charity Hudley has been elected for a three-year term on the Linguistic Society of America's Executive Committee.
Q&A with Professor Osiapem on an opportunity to study in Goa and Bengaluru in 2018.
On September 30, the Linguistics Program welcomed members of the Language Conservancy to campus to show their film Rising Voices.
The Linguistics Program will have donuts, juice, and coffee for alumni and current Linguistics majors on Saturday, October 15 from 10 to 11:30 am in Tucker 220.
Q&A with Kate Harrigan
Sora Edwards-Thro was featured in Stamps Scholars for her use of technology to promote literacy in Haiti.
From a globally recognized leader in international criminal law and a leading linguistic scholar to a widely published neuroscientist, the 2016 Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence will be bestowed to 20 talented and visionary professors across William & Mary's campus.
A $2.6 million gift from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is funding six pairs of professors who will guide unique interdisciplinary projects for three years.
Charity Hudley's new article in Slate Magazine discusses how English variation is not related to intelligence!
A summary of field-work courses offered by visiting professor Linda Lanz.
Several linguistics students take their research findings beyong the borders of William and Mary
William and Mary Linguistics in full force at the LSA conference.
Director of Linguistics Ann Reed is just the fourth English professor in 49 years to receive the Jefferson Award. She will be honored on Charter Day.
William and Mary Linguistics welcomes new member, Erin Ament, to the staff.
Our small linguistics program benefits greatly from the expertise, teaching, and research of visiting faculty.
Trying to explain Mandarin Chinese's grammatical system of classifiers to someone who has never encountered Mandarin before is difficult--just ask Jennifer Wilson '08.
Ten minutes before class is to begin, Laimis Kisielius sits on a table outside Room 106 in Tucker Hall. Up walks Rob Simmons, a senior from Arlington.
Anya Lunden and Ken Lacy have joined our program in leave-replacement positions.
Joe Dombroski’s work on the Timucua project was not prompted by a desire to resurrect another of the world’s disappearing languages.
The largest number of William and Mary students in nearly two decades will be studying abroad on Fulbright Scholarships this coming academic year.
Hannah Askin and Mackenzie Fama received grants this summer (2006) to study teacher attitudes towards African-American Vernacular English (AAVE).
Two linguists at William and Mary, Jack Martin and Ann Reed, both of whom are associate professors of English, are picking up the trail of a language that has not been spoken for centuries.
Linguistics major Emerson Odango (’05) knows that music can say more than words. That’s precisely why it is called the universal language.