Linguistics at Cornell
Linguistics as a formal field of study at Cornell dates back to 1946. Ours is a diverse but highly interactive department. We offer one of the top Indo-European comparative linguistics programs in the country, and also have a leading-edge computational linguistics lab, a phonetics lab, and active research groups on topics including the syntax/prosody interface and the relation of language spread to rice agriculture. Cornell linguists do in-depth empirical work on languages ranging from Cheyenne to Yiddish. Our research emphasizes the theoretical bases for that work, in syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics, and historical linguistics.
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- Colloquium Talk: Donka Farkas, UC Santa Cruz, Nov 6th.
- Colloquium Talk: Jeffrey Runner, Univ Rochester, Nov 20th.
- Colloquium Talk: Luis Alonso-Ovalle, McGill Univ, Feb 12th.
- CLC Speaker Series: Jason Merchant, Univ of Chicago, Feb 19th.
- Colloquium Talk: Friederike Moltmann, CNRS, Mar 5th.
- Colloquium Talk: Eric McCready, Aoyama Gakuin Univ, Mar 12th.
- CLC Speaker Series: Patricia Keating, UCLA, Mar 19th.
- CLC Speaker Series: Angelika Kratzer, UMass Amherst, Apr 30th.