The UCLA Linguistics Department focuses on the scientific study of language in all aspects. The fields represented include phonetics, phonology, syntax, and semantics, as well as the interdisciplinary areas of psycholinguistics, language acquisition, historical linguistics, and mathematical linguistics. The department has a strong emphasis on linguistic theory as well as on fieldwork and experimental study. Three laboratories are housed in...Learn More About Us
Awards, General, Graduate Students
Connor Mayer receives SSHRC Doctoral Award from Canadian government
Nov 28, 2017 - Our graduate student Connor Mayer received a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Doctoral Award from the Canadian government, under the application title Embodied primitives in...
UCLA receives $1 million for Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali postdoctoral fellowship in Iranian linguistics
Nov 8, 2017 - Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali, a renowned linguist, founded Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute in 2000. A donation of $1 million from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute will establish the Elahé Omidyar...