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: Luis Alonso-Ovalle, McGill Univ, 5 February 2015.
- CLC Speaker Series: Jason Merchant, Univ of Chicago, 19 February 2015.
- Colloquium Talk: Friederike Moltmann, CNRS, 5 March 2015.
- Colloquium Talk: Eric McCready, Aoyama Gakuin Univ, 12 March 2015.
- CLC Speaker Series: Patricia Keating, UCLA, 19 March 2015.
- CLC Speaker Series: Paul Kiparsky, Stanford Univ, 9 April 2015.
- CLC Speaker Series: Mandy Simons, Carnegie Mellon Univ, 16 April 2015.
- Colloquium Talk: Morgan Sonderegger, McGill Univ, 23 April 2015.
- CLC Speaker Series: Angelika Kratzer, UMass Amherst, 30 April 2015.