Linguistics Pie18 May 2020
Firebellies, the Carleton student-run cooking club published an online cookbook in spring term 2020. Volume 1: Academics, shares recipes from academic departments offing a major. Our Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Jenna Conklin, shared her recipe for Apple Pie, enjoy!
“Cooking brings people together, and although we must remain physically distant this spring, we hope that this initiative will help Carleton students, faculty and staff across the country and the world feel part of the Carleton community.” — Irene Stoutland ’21, Firebellies President
Dakotah Language: Back from the Brink21 March 2019
Carleton students and professors are joining forces with the Dakotah Language Institute in South Dakota to preserve a critically endangered language.
Travelogue: Linguistics and Culture in Japan15 May 2018
Linguistics professor Michael Flynn teaches students about the Japanese writing system, which he describes as “one of the most complicated systems in the world.
Dakota Linguistics Project20 April 2018
Professors Jeff Ondich of Computer Science and Mike Flynn of Linguistics have collaborated on a project to build a pedagogical grammar for the Dakota language.
The Sound of Shakespeare16 November 2017
Under the direction of computer science professor Eric Alexander, Liz Nichols ’20 spent the summer analyzing speech patterns in Shakespeare’s plays.
Three Carls earn Critical Language Scholarships30 May 2017
Trio earns funding from program that supports expansion in number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages.
Three Carleton linguists are Fulbright Finalists23 May 2016
Carleton Linguistics is pleased to share the news that three linguistics majors are Fulbright Finalists for the 2016-17 academic year: Emily Massell (Linguistics ’15), Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program, Jordan…
Carleton linguists present at MULS and Harvard29 March 2016
Carleton Linguistics will be well-represented at two upcoming undergraduate linguistics conferences.
Charlie Bentley’s Commencement Address12 September 2013
Charlie Bentley, Linguistics ’13 and Thomas J. Watson Fellow 2013-4, gave a Senior Reflection at Carleton’s 139th Annual Commencement in June 2013. Read his address, The Problems That Don’t Yet Exist.
Michael J. Flynn, Professor and Chair of Linguistics, has been named John E. Sawyer Professor of Liberal Learning. (The following text is reprinted from the program for Carleton’s 2011 Honors…