Eckman Celebration

The department is honoring the career of Distinguished Professor Fred Eckman, as he prepares to retire at the end of the semester. There is a celebration this afternoon. To mark the occasion, the department declared today Fred Eckman Day in … Continue Reading »

Chapin to Pompeu Fabra

Undergraduate linguistics major Kayla Chapin has accepted an offer of admission to the master’s program in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, starting in September, 2017. Pompeu Fabra is a top research university located in Barcelona. Congratulations, Kayla!… Continue Reading »

Alharbi wins Best Student Abstract

Doctoral student Bader Alharbi’s research, “The Pronominal Element in Arabic Copular Clauses” was awarded Best Student Abstract for the 31st Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, which took place at the University of Oklahoma on March 30 to April 1, 2017. Congratulations, … Continue Reading »

UWM linguists at ASAL

UWM Linguistics is well-represented at the 31st Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, which gets under way this Thursday at the University of Oklahoma, with three talks by current faculty and students: Hamid Ouali and Yasser Albaty: “Restructuring in Arabic” Bader … Continue Reading »

Aldholmi and Park present at ASA

Doctoral student Yahya Aldholmi and Associate Professor Hanyong Park are presenting their work, “Perception of speech rate in speech rate perception” at the 172nd meeting of the Acoustical Society in Honolulu this week. Dr. Park is also presenting “Speaker similarity, … Continue Reading »

UWM linguists at SSWAMP

UWM Linguistics will be well represented at this year’s SSWAMP, hosted by Northwestern University. Abdel-Rahman Abu Helal will present a talk entitled “Evidential qad in Standard Arabic.” And Nick Fleisher will present the invited faculty talk, entitled “Ellipsis licensing via alternatives.&#8221… Continue Reading »