Call to Action: Protect Funding for Linguistics and Social Sciences

Call to Action: Protect Funding for Linguistics and Social Sciences
ThinkstockPhotos-463819565 This week the U.S. House of Representatives will debate the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1806). The bill could seriously jeapordize federal funding for research in linguistics and social sciences by …
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Senior awarded prestigious Baggett Fellowship
A Michigan State University Honors College senior, majoring in linguistics and neuroscience, has been awarded a prestigious Baggett Fellowship. Mina Hirzel will be participating in a one-year post-baccalaureate research fellowship at the University of …
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A word in the hand
By contrast, atelic verbs such as “negotiate” or “think” denote actions of indefinite duration. The distinction is an important one for philosophers and linguists. The divide between event and process, between the actual and the potential, harks back …
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