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Morris Halle RIP

Monday, April 2, 2018

The members of the UMass Department of Linguistics are saddened to hear of the passing of Morris Halle. Morris was of course a giant in the field, and he touched countless lives in his 94 years....

Kratzer elected to AAAS

Monday, November 20, 2017

Angelika Kratzer (Professor Emerita) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition of her contributions to formal semantics, founding and co...

Partee to receive honorary doctorate

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Barbara H. Partee (Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy Emerita) will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam in recognition of her role in the...

Position in Formal Semantics

Thursday, October 26, 2017

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

Alice Harris Awarded $231,649 by NSF for Linguistics Study

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A three-year, $231,649 research grant from the National Science Foundation will support a study by linguistics professor Alice Harris to analyze the processing and production differences among...
Interim Provost John McCarthy

John McCarthy appointed Acting Provost

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

John McCarthy has been appointed Acting Provost of our University! Congratulations John from all of us! See below for John’s recent e-mail on the subject, and follow this link for the campus news...