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Week of August 31

Fall 2020 Semester Begins

The first day of the fall 2020 semester is this Wednesday, September 2.  Note that classes meeting on Wednesday will follow a Monday schedule.  


Linguistics Virtual Fall Reception

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Time and Zoom link TBA


Tan presents at AFLA 27

Tamisha L. Tan gave a talk titled "Two...

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Summer 2020

Welcome back!

Welcome back, all!  As usual, please refer to Harvard's COVID-19 site for policies related to the ongoing pandemic, such as institutional plans, information on testing, remote resources, travel guidance, etc. 

Virtual Defense

Yuyin He Thesis Defense, Friday, August 21st; 11:00AM - 1:00PM


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Department News

Professor Ryan named Cabot Fellow

Professor Kevin Ryan was named a Walter Channing Cabot Fellow for the 2019-20 academic year. Cabot fellowships are given annually to a select few FAS faculty in recognition of their achievements and scholarly eminence in the fields of "literature, history or art, as such terms may be liberally interpreted." This award reflects his outstanding contributions to the field, including the publication of...

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Week of April 20

Congratulations to Jarvis and Wehbe!

Two alumni from our department will be headed to graduate school for PhDs in Linguistics.  Becky Jarvis (College '19, Joint Ling/Math concentrator) will be headed to the University of California, Berkeley, and Jad Wehbe (College '19, Joint Ling/Math concentrator) will be headed to MIT.  Congratulations, Becky and Jad!