UCSC linguistics professors Matthew Wagers and Sandra Chung prepare to research sentence structure comprehension, using a $300,000 grant they recently received from the National Science Foundation. In a Q&A session CHP sat down with the professors to discuss psychological processes of language comprehension and the richness neglected in less-recognized languages.
Interim humanities dean Ladusaw and linguistics professor McCloskey were accepted recently as members of the Linguistics Society of America for their contributions in the field.
Fresh from a trip to the Northern Mariana Island (NMI) of Saipan, linguistics professor Sandra Chung is already hard at work in her office. Her quiet demeanor underscores the importance of her work updating and adding to the existing Chamorro-English dictionary, originally compiled by Donald M. Topping.