Upcoming Colloquia

All talks take place at 3:00pm in Curtin 124. More information

February 28 - Zafer Al Lababidi, UWM, "L1-English tense-lax vowel system influence on L2-Arabic short and long vowel learning."

March 7 - Juman Al Bukhari and Hamid Ouali, UWM, "On Serial Verb Constructions in Arabic"

March 14 - Eric Raimy, UW-Madison, "A Generative Approach to Precedence"

March 28 - Monica Macaulay, UW-Madison, "Menominee Derivational Morphology"

April 18 - Kenneth de Jong, Indiana University, "Speech perception and speech production experiments: Experimental systems for investigating phonological systems"

April 25 - Fred Eckman and Jae Yung Song, UWM

Department of Linguistics

The UWM Department of Linguistics is a vibrant and growing center of research in theoretical, experimental, and applied linguistics. Our faculty's areas of expertise include phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, and historical linguistics, all investigated across a wide range of languages. We have three research labs, close regional and national connections with other departments, and an active department life.

UWM Linguistics offers an undergraduate major, as well as M.A. and Ph.D. programs in linguistics. We also offer undergraduate and graduate TESOL certificates.

UWM Undergraduate Bulletin
B.A. in Linguistics
TESOL Undergraduate Certificate
UWM Graduate School Bulletin
M.A. Program
Ph.D. Program
TESOL Graduate Certificate

New to linguistics? The Linguistic Society of America provides a useful overview of the field: