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UMass Linguistics Ranks Third in the World, According to QS World University Rankings

Monday, March 27, 2017

The department of linguistics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ranks third worldwide, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject for 2017, which were released March 8....
Emmon Bach

Linguistic Society Establishes Emmon Bach Fellowship Fund

Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Linguistic Society of America has established a new charitable fund in honor and memory of Emmon Bach, one of the founding faculty of the linguistics department at the University of Massachussetts Amherst.

Undergraduate Linguistics Majors Honored

Monday, March 13, 2017

Shelby Cox '18 (Linguistics, Mathematics) and Jack Duff '18 (Linguistics, Classics) are among the 2017 recipients of the William F. Field Alumni Scholar Award. The Field Alumni Scholar Awards were...

John Kingston named 2017-2018 ISSR Scholar

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Professor John Kingston was recently chosen by the UMass Amherst Institute for Social Science Research as a 2017-18 Scholar. He and five other UMass faculty members represent six departments across...

John McCarthy steps down from Grad School position

Friday, February 24, 2017

John McCarthy will step down as dean of the Graduate School following the May 12 commencement to focus more time on his duties as senior vice provost for academic affairs as well as his research in...

Linguists at Jackson Street School 'Science Night'

Monday, November 21, 2016

UMass Linguists participated in the Jackson Street School's annual 'Science Night'.  Their presentations and activities were very well received.  More information can be found here.