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Diti Bhadra Receives Tenure-Track Position at UMN!

We’d like to congratulate our alumna, Diti Bhadra, for recently receiving a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Minnesota. This semester, Prof. Bhadra is teaching Syntax I and Field Methods I, in addition to co-directing a new Fieldwork lab with Claire Halpert.            

A Belated Congratulations to Dr. Jess Law, Dr. Ümit Atlamaz, and Dr. Yağmur Sağ!

We’re very proud to announce that three of our linguists successfully defended their dissertations this past year!   Dr. Ümit Atlamaz On March 18th, Ümit Atlamaz sccessfully defended his dissertation, “Agreement, Case, and Nominal Licensing”. His committee members included: Mark Baker (chair), Ken Safir, Jose Camacho, and Jonathan Bobaljik.           Dr. … Read More

Hello to Our New Faculty Members!

We’re excited to officially welcome three new faculty members to the department this year! To get to know them a little better, we’ve collected some information about each of them and added it below. Please continue reading for a closer look at the new members of our department!   To our new faculty: Welcome!   … Read More

Jess Law now an Assistant Professor at UCSC!

Our recent alumna, Jess Law, is now a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Cruz! Having just defended her dissertation, “Constraints on Distributivity”, over the summer, Jess jumped straight into her new role at UCSC. This quarter, she’s teaching a Semantics Seminar. Congratulations to Jess on her prestigious … Read More

Fall 2019 Colloquium Series

For the Rutgers Linguistics Department’s Fall 2019 Colloquium Series, we’re excited to announce the following speakers:   Friday, Oct. 18th – Lynn Burley (University of Central Arkansas) Friday, Oct. 25th – Jason Bishop (CUNY) Friday, Nov. 1st – Jim Wood (Yale) Friday, Nov. 22nd – Jeff Heinz (Stony Brook) Friday, Dec. 13th – Cleo Condoravdi (Stanford) … Read More

Rutgers Linguistics at AMP 2019!

  The Rutgers Department of Linguistics is proud to announce that we will be well represented during the 7th Annual Meeting on Phonology (AMP) this year at Stonybrook University on October 11-13, 2019. There will be presentations given by:   Adam McCollum. Sonority-driven stress and vowel reduction in Uyghur. Talk. Chris Oakden. Spreading, Copying, and … Read More

Meet Our New Grad Students!

Four new students will be joining us this fall! They’ve each contributed a little bit about themselves and their interests, so please continue reading for a closer look at the new members of our department.   To our first years: Welcome!   Natasha Chemey Hi! I’m Natasha, and you pronounce my full name [nəˈtʰaʃəˌkʰɛmi], modulo nasal … Read More