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Partee Awarded Benjamin Franklin Medal

Monday, January 27, 2020

Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy Emerita Barbara Partee has been awarded the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science for her "foundational contributions that synthesize insights from linguistics, philosophy, logic, and psychology to understand how words and sentences combine to express meaning in human language," by the Franklin Institute.

TESOL certificate to launch in spring 2020

Tuesday, 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...

CSAAL hosts Summer Dialect Research Program

Tuesday, 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...

Position in Formal Syntax

Monday, August 19, 2019

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position in formal syntax at the assistant professor level, starting September 1,...

Position in Psycholinguistics

Wednesday, October 3, 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...

Barbara Partee to be awarded British Academy medal

Wednesday, 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...