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UPitt Linguists had a strong showing at the LSA Summer Institute at UC Davis this summer!

PhD Student Dominique Branson (left) presented her poster "Talking Back Black: Linguistic Strategies for Constructing the Black...

Sean Nonnenmacher, Ph.D. student in sociolinguistics, standing next to engraved Armenian khachkarner (or "cross-stones") at the medieval Geghard Monastery.
Sociolinguistics Ph.D. student researches dialect variation in Armenia

Sean Nonnenmacher, a Ph.D. student in sociolinguistics at the University of Pittsburgh, is continuing his research on Armenian dialect...

Shelome Gooden to give Plenary Talk

Shelome Gooden will be giving a plenary talk at the Mervyn Alleyne...

Congratulations to Dr. Virginia Teran!

Congratulations to Virginia Teran on her new Lecturer in Spanish position at Georgia College and State...

Kanwit publishes in Modern Language Journal

Dr. Matt Kanwit has a new article in the latest issue of The...

Study Abroad in Sweden!

Swedish-language instructor Eva Albertsson with her students at a Viking museum in Sweden on May 8, 2019. The students are learning...

Congratulations to Dr. Silvia Pisabarro Sarrio!

Dr. Silvia Pisabarro Sarrió will begin a full-time job as Spanish lecturer and coordinator at the University of Rhode Island starting in...

Yay, you did it, LING Undergrads!

Congratulations to all our wonderful graduating students! Best wishes to all and stay in touch!

Congratulations to our new PhDs!

Congratulations and best wishes to our new PhDs--Silvia...

Congratulations to our new MA Graduates!

From left to right:  Theresa English, Christie Van Poolen, Zach Lukes,  Elena Cimino, Chen Yunya, Zhao Tong, and Rebecca Strong.

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Undergrad Abby Neer wins Fulbright Scholarship

Congrats, Abby Neer! She has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship and is heading to South Korea to teach English. Abby will...

Welcome Visiting Scholar Dr. Jun Nagao

Please welcome visiting scholar Jun Nagao to the Department! Jun writes:

"I am an Associate Professor at Gifu Shotoku Gakuen...

John R. Starr Wins Beinecke Scholarship

Undergraduate student John R. Starr has been awarded a Beinecke...