About UCSC Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics at UC Santa Cruz offers undergraduate majors in Linguistics and Language Studies as well as graduate programs (MA and PhD) 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 Conferences

The Linguistics at Santa Cruz (LASC) conference took place on March 18, 2017 at UCSC.  Link to past LASC conferences.

Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference (LURC)
took place on June 2, 2017. Link to past LURC conferences.

Linguist Karen Duek gives poster presentation at the 13th Annual Graduate Research Symposium. Photo Gallery

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