11/05/2018 - Congratulations to Professor Xun Yan on his designation as a LEAP (Lincoln Excellence Award for Assistant Professors) scholar for 2018-19 academic year.
10/30/2018 - The Second Language and Bilingualism Lab (SLAB) was featured in an article
10/04/2018 - Peter Laser
10/03/2018 - Roxana Girju will be giving an invited talk at the Law and Data Science Summit this Friday titled "Lies, Deception and Misrepresentation in Written Language".
09/25/2018 - Illinois Linguists at GALANA-8 (Indiana University) - 9/26-30/18
09/10/2018 - Hans Hock, professor emeritus, was recently awarded an Honorary Life Membership from the Societas Linguistica Europaea, for his service to the society, including his work as past editor
08/22/2018 - The slides from the 8/22/18 orientation for new MA/PhD students in Linguistics are available here.
08/21/2018 - Ben and Darren's paper on sarcasm and emoji's that has received media attention is now published.
08/20/2018 - FACULTY
08/07/2018 - Congratulations to Lane Schwartz (and fellow PI, our former colleague Sylvia Schreiner at George Mason) on being awarded an NSF-DEL (Documenting Endangered Languages) grant for their project "Integ
07/06/2018 - Congratulations to Sarah Choi (co-PI) and her advisor Tania Ionin (PI) and to Andrew Armstrong and his advisor Silvina Montrul (PI) on being awarded the Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant for the
07/06/2018 - Congratulations to 50 instructors (in 61 classes/sections) who made it to the Spring 2018 List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent. Keep up the good work!
05/18/2018 - One of our students, Melanie Rohla, was recently awarded the 2018 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Swahili this summer.
05/14/2018 - Through almost 19 years of research at Illinois, Silvina Montrul, professor of Spanish and Portuguese and L