Linguistics and English Language


The latest news from Linguistics and English Language

Scottish Language Dictionaries appoints linguistics lecturer as Chief Executive

Dr Rhona Alcorn has been appointed Chief Executive of the Scottish Language Dictionaries

Artist in Residence exhibits at the Edinburgh Art Festival

Hanna Tuulikki is showing work at the Dovecot Studios as part of a group exhibition exploring women’s textile histories

Praising 'useless' languages at the Fringe Festival

Can we really classify languages as useful or useless? Antonella Sorace explores

PPLS Summer Graduations 2017

Students celebrating at PPLS Summer Graduation 2017
We celebrated the success of our PPLS graduates on Monday 3 July.

University of York names prize after School's Professor

The University of York has named a prize after Geoffrey K Pullum, our School’s Professor of General Linguistics.

Post-graduate student wins prestigious Linguistics prize

Jade Sandstedt, a PhD student in the Angus McIntosh Centre for Historical Linguistics, has been awarded the R. H. Robins student prize by the Philological Society of Great Britain

Join our Linguistics researchers for a pint of science!

Can language emerge out of nothing? How do we build synthetic voices for those who have lost theirs? And why is it so hard to teach robots to talk?

World English Language Day

Celebrating the linguistic and cultural diversity of the English language

AMC launching new lecture series

A new series of historical linguistics lectures hosted by the The Angus McIntosh Centre

PPLS Writing Centre now open to both 3rd- and 4th-year undergraduate students

The PPLS Writing Centre, which was previously available only to 3rd-year undergraduates, has opened its doors to 4th-year undergraduates as well.