Students can now minor in ASL, take advantage of an expanded set of upper-level classes, participate in a number of ASL events on campus and be part of an active student club.Read more
Department of Linguistics
Linguistics, the systematic study of human language, lies at the crossroads of the humanities and the social sciences, drawing on a special combination of intuition and rigor that the analysis of language demands.
Robin Karlin, Ph.D. '18, Accepts Assistant Professor Position at University of MissouriRead more
Rachel Bean, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor in the Department of Astronomy and senior associate dean for math and science, has been named interim A&S dean.Read more
Language & the Law - LING 2223
Discover how language impacts the theory and practice of law. Topics include: origins of legal language, linguistics in the courtroom, plagiarism and language rights. This course also introduces areas of linguistics such as syntax, semantics, pragmatics and sociolinguistics, which explicate a wide range of legal matters where both spoken and written language come to fore.