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Week of May 21st


Please join us in congratulating the Department of Linguistics  Ph.D. degree recipients, who will be hooded at Commencement May 24:

  • Gasper Begus
  • Yujing Huang
  • Pooja Paul
  • Laine Stranahan

Congratulations to the Department of Linguistics Class of 2018

We wish our graduating seniors all the best:

  • Anna Alsop
  • Jennifer Hu
  • Ryan Lawton
  • Beckett Mullen
  • ...
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Week of April 23rd

Mind Brain Behavior Poster Showcase

The 2018 Mind Brain Behavior Poster Showcase will be held Monday, April 23rd, at 4pm in the William James Hall library (first floor of William James Hall, 33 Kirkland St., Cambridge). The following Linguistics Department students and faculty will be featured:

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Week of April 16th

Hu Named "Rising Star" by LINGUIST List

Senior Jennifer Hu, a joint concentrator in mathematics and linguistics, has been named a 2018 "Rising Star" by LINGUIST List. Jennifer will begin her graduate studies in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at MIT in the fall. Congratulations to her!


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Week of April 9th

Liu Receives Fairbanks Grant

Congratulations to Yingtong Liu, who has received a summer research grant from Harvard's Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies for her project titled "Reassessing language universal principles on anaphor reference, with new experimental evidence from Mandarin Chinese". 

Two Seniors Headed for PhD Programs

Congratulations to undergraduate...

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Week of April 2nd

Beguš at MIT Phonology Circle

Gašper Beguš
Learning the Blurring Process
Monday, April 2nd | 5pm | 32-D831, MIT

Linguistics Department Open House

The spring open house will be held on Thursday, April 5th, at 4:30 pm in Ticknor Lounge in Boylston Hall.


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Week of March 19th

Wilcox Awarded MBB Grant

Ethan Wilcox has been awarded a Mind Brain Behavior grant for his project "Can Neural Networks Learn Linguistic Dependencies?" He will be developing this project over this upcoming summer at the Cognitive Science Department at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.


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