Linguistics Department

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University. Interested in reading in-depth stories about science and research at…

WWU alumnus Aron Finholt ('19), now a third-year doctoral student the the University of Kansas, will present "To (use) be or not to (use) be: Non-Verbal Predication  Strategies in Eastern Bantu" at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 via Zoom as part of the WWU Dept. of Linguistics Western Talks…

Western will host the third annual Latin American Studies Forum Thursday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The event will kick off with a virtual Latinx Linguistic Special Session from 10-11:30 a.m., titled "Landscaping the Linguistic of University Campuses as a Culturally Sustaining…

Did you grow up speaking a language other than English or Spanish? Are you interested in learning more about your language? 

WWU's Linguistics Department is seeking a paid language consultant to participate in several interviews a week with researchers at WWU throughout winter…

The Department of Linguistics will host the first event in its speaker series for the 2021-22 academic year at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, either in-person in Bond Hall 415 or via Zoom (Zoom meeting ID: 938 3082 3471).

The speaker will be Schuyler Laparle of the…

Each summer Western Today honors the seven Presidential Scholars chosen to represent their colleges at spring commencement. Each day in Western Today we will add one of the scholars to this story, so check back to see them all!

Woodring College of Education: Azucena Zavala Montalvo

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Modern & Classical Languages Sheryl Bernardo-Hinesley will present "Language Attitudes of Speakers of a Critically Endangered Philippine Creole Spanish" at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 13 via Zoom as part of the Linguistics Department's "…

Western’s Department of Linguistics is proud to announce a new student-produced podcast, The Podling! This podcast delves into the question "What is linguistics?" through interviews with professors in the department. Episodes will explore the academic and career paths linguists take, as…

Western's Linguistics Department will host 'Talking About Kin in Tiwa,' presented by Assistant Professor of Linguistics Virginia Dawson, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 4 via Zoom.

This event is free and open to the public, and connection information is below.

Languages vary…

Western's Linguistics Department will host 'Talking About Kin in Tiwa,' presented by Assistant Professor of Linguistics Virginia Dawson, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 4 via Zoom.

This event is free and open to the public, and connection information is below.

Languages vary…

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