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Tao Presents Usage-Based Linguistics Research in China

presents at International Linguistics and Chinese Language Studies

Dr. Liang Tao, Associate Professor of Linguistics, recently delivered two lectures in Beijing, China—a conference presentation and a one-day lecture. Tao’s invitation to speak at the seminar is acknowledgement of the major contribution she has made to the field of usage-based linguistic studies, and a recognition of the role that […]

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October 12, 2018 at 8:24 amNews

Griffin Presents Colloquium on Sexual Misconduct to Linguistics Department

Kerri Griffin presents Sexual Misconduct training at Linguistics Colloquium.

Kerri Griffin, Interim Director and Title IX Coordinator in Equity and Civil Rights Compliance at Ohio University, recently spoke to staff and students in the Linguistics Department during the Fall Linguistics Colloquium Series’ presentation on university policies prohibiting discrimination in the context of Title IX. She was asked by the […]

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October 11, 2018 at 4:50 pmNews

Japan’s Mainichi Notes Ohio University’s Role in Tsunami Relief

Dr. Chris Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

Japan’s national daily paper, the Mainichi, noted the involvement of Ohio University and Dr. Chris Thompson in a story headlined “Japanese, int’l students still delivering water, energizing Iwate residents over 7 years on.” Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics, is in Japan this fall representing OHIO as the 43rd Kohei Miura […]

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October 8, 2018 at 12:19 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Message from the Chair | Leadership and Faculty Transitions

Dr. David Bell

By David Bell Associate Professor & Chair of Linguistics I hope this finds you well! I became chair of the Ohio University Department of Linguistics on Aug. 16, when Chris Thompson completed his ninth year as chair. On behalf of the entire department, I want to thank Chris for his […]

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September 14, 2018 at 3:17 pmAlumni

Bell and Moran Talk a Load of Tripe in Italy

Theresa Moran and David Bell with Rita Góralska (back center) Educational  Director, and the Spannocchia  Interns

Dr. David Bell, Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics, and Dr. Theresa Moran, Director of the Food Studies theme, spent the early summer of 2018 giving talks in Umbria and Tuscany. At the 2018 Perugia Food & Sustainability Studies Conference: “Exploring Ethics through Food Choices” held, at the Umbra Institute […]

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September 10, 2018 at 5:03 pmNews

Linguistics Congratulates its Graduates of 2018

2018 MA in Applied Linguistics graduate students

The Linguistics Department recognizes its 2018 graduates for their hard work. Many students are continuing on to a master’s or Ph.D. program, many plan to work or teach abroad, one will join the Army Officer Candidate Sschool to be a military linguist, at least one has joined the Peace Corps, […]

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August 7, 2018 at 12:55 pmNews

Linguistics Department Began 48 Years Ago with Core Faculty

From left: Richard McGinn, Zinny Bond, Marmo Soemarmo, James Coady, and Beverly Flanigan

By Beverly Flanigan This fall, the Linguistics Department enters into its 48th year of existence. We have seen many changes over these decades, and have had many dedicated faculty. Dr. Gilbert Schneider and Dr. Robert Dakin co-founded the department in 1970 after Gil and his wife, Mildred, returned from doing […]

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August 7, 2018 at 10:56 amNews