About UCSC Linguistics

UCSC Linguistics offers undergraduate programs in Linguistics and Language Studies as well as graduate (MA and PhD) programs in theoretical and experimental linguistics. Our faculty has research specializations in phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, and psycholinguistics, and interests in a variety of languages. The department trains students for careers in teaching, research, and industry.

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Linguistics Highlights


Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference (LURC)
on Friday, May 29th. Link to past LURC conferences.

Linguists give poster presentations and oral/live presentations
at the 11th Annual Graduate Research Symposium. Photo Gallery


The Linguistics at Santa Cruz (LASC) conference took place March 2015 at UCSC.  Photo Gallery

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