Welcome Class of 2024!

Linguistics is the study of the remarkable human capacity to learn and use natural languages. Prominent questions include the nature of the systems of mental representation (both abstractly and neurologically characterized), how these representations arise, how they change, how they are written, and how languages are put to use in social and literary contexts. Learn more about the department.

To see what some of our illustrious alums are doing, please visit our alumni pages!