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Research on Mayan languages at Maryland
Read about new grants, presentations and classes by Rodrigo, Paulina and Polina.Read More about Research on Central American languages
NSF grants for Tyler, Masha and Philip
New grants underwrite projects in semantics and psycholinguistics, syntax and typology, computational linguistics and political science.Read More about NSF support for Tyler, Masha and Philip
New jobs for alums
Congratulations to alumni for new appointments in 2020.Read More about New jobs for alums
Distinguishing language from animal communication
Special issue of journal asks what our babies can do that birds and chimps cannot.Read More about Distinguishing language from animal communication
Syntax and Dance
Linguistics professor Howard Lasnik is also a long-time Scottish country dancer.Read More about Syntax and Dance
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