The department of linguistics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ranks second worldwide, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject released February 28, 2018.
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.
Come join us for the satellite workshop on African American English
prosody on October 10 and the main conference October 11-13! See our
website for more details.
October 03, 2018
The Linguistics Department of the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for an Associate Professor tenure-track position in Psycholinguistics, starting September 1, 2019. We seek...
September 19, 2018
Barbara Partee will be awarded the Neil and Saras Smith Medal on September 24th in a ceremony in London. She will be the fifth recipient of this prestigious recognition of “lifetime achievement in...
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 »