The Linguistics Department, in collaboration with the ESL Program and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures now offers a 15-credit Certificate in Teaching English as a Second or Other Language.
The QS world rankings by subject have again placed UMass Linguistics in the top three, at number two in 2019. We are the only department besides #1 MIT to have been in the top three for the last three years; this year the University of Maryland has replaced Harvard at #3. https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2019/linguistics.
We are internationally recognized as a major center for work in theoretical, experimental, and field linguistics. Our top-ranked doctoral program focuses on educating a small number of Ph.D. students as high-quality researchers and teachers.
October 22, 2019
The Linguistics Department, in collaboration with the ESL Program and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures now offers a 15-credit Certificate in Teaching English as a Second or...
August 20, 2019
The Center for the Study of African American Language recently hosted the Summer Dialect Research Project (SDRP), co-directed by Lisa Green (Linguistics) and Brendan O'Connor (Information and...
Carolyn Anderson presents "Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: a Bayesian Approach to Modeling Perspective"
Computer Science Building, 151
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Linguistics is the systematic study of human language.
Linguists are interested in language for its own sake, as a complex product of the human mind. They are also interested in how language develops in children, how it changes over time, and how it is used in human society.Read More »