Archive: Linguistics

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Anna De Fina (G’99) Knighted by the Italian Republic

Anna De Fina (G’99), a renowned linguist in the College of Arts & Sciences, was knighted in the Order of Merit of the Italian…

December 21, 2023

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The Linguistic Phenomenon Behind Taylor Swift’s Superstardom

In this Ask a Professor, Cynthia Gordon breaks down the linguistics behind Taylor Swift’s meteoric rise in the music industry and how she cultivates a devoted fan base through…

July 7, 2023

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Georgetown Linguist Awarded NEH Grant for Digital Coptic Project

Amir Zeldes has been awarded a grant of nearly $350,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of his project Coptic Scriptorium, a website devoted to Coptic…

June 8, 2023

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College of Arts & Sciences Professor Awarded Grant for Algorithmic Metalinguistic Analysis

The National Science Foundation has awarded Nathan Schneider a grant of more than $500,000 to develop algorithms to analyze metalinguistic…

December 19, 2022

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Wise Fools: College Students Reflect on First-Year

Last year, we took the opportunity to ask fresh faces on campus about themselves and their plans for their career at Georgetown. This year, we revisited with those students to…

October 19, 2022

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Faculty of Languages and Linguistics Celebrates End of Academic Year with Awards

Georgetown University’s College of Arts and Sciences gathered to celebrate the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics (FLL) in an annual awards.…

May 24, 2022

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The Science of Speech: Ph.D. Student Helen Dominic Researches Improvements in Ways We Handle Immigrant Care

For patients who are not fluent in English, language barriers can cause miscommunication between the patient and their medical team, even when a third party interpreter is…

March 16, 2022

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Linguistics Team Wins Competition, Professor Receives Accolades

A team of Ph.D. students representing the Department of Linguistics Corpling Lab won top marks in all five categories of DISRPT 2021, a recurring computational linguistics…

December 7, 2021

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Our Class of 2025: Student Perspectives from the Newest Cohort of Hoyas

We are thrilled to welcome the newest members of the Georgetown community to campus this. …

September 14, 2021

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Rising Senior Completes Internship as Health Care Journalist with DC Newspaper

John Woolley (C’22) spent his summer working for Street Sense Media in Washington, DC to gain experience as a political reporter. After writing about health care for the paper,…

August 16, 2021