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Sun Dec 5 1999

Support: General Linguistics

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  1. Stanley Dubinsky, General Ling:Graduate student support at University of South Carolina, USA

Message 1: General Ling:Graduate student support at University of South Carolina, USA

Date: Thu, 02 Dec 99 10:01:11 EST
From: Stanley Dubinsky <DUBINSKVM.SC.EDU>
Subject: General Ling:Graduate student support at University of South Carolina, USA

Graduate Support in Linguistics at the University of South Carolina

The Linguistics Program at the Univeristy of South Carolina announces
teaching assistantships and fellowships for incoming graduate students
during the academic year 2000-01.

The interdepartmental Linguistics Program at South Carolina offers Ph.D.
and M.A. degrees in linguistics with a variety of specializations.
Program strengths include the following areas: historical linguistics,
phonology, second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, and syntax, but
many other concentrations are also possible. Core and consulting faculty
of the Program hold appointments in Anthropology, Computer Science,
English, French, German, Philosophy, Psychology, Spanish, and Speech
Pathology departments.

The Program offers a wide variety of activities to complement course work.
The semimonthly colloquium series, gives faculty members, national, and
international scholars an opportunity to present their work. Special
interest research groups organized by students and faculty hold monthly
meetings. The graduate student organization offers a series of
professional development workshops and edit the Carolina Working Papers
in Linguistics.

Core faculty

Laura Ahearn (Ph.D. University of Michigan)
Linguistic anthropology, language and gender

Anne Bezuidenhout (Ph.D. University of Michigan)
Philosophy of language, pragmatics, relevance theory

Rakesh Bhatt (Ph.D. University of Illinois)
Second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, syntax

Donald Cooper (Ph.D. Harvard University)
Phonetics, history of linguistics, Slavic linguistics

Dorothy Disterheft (Ph.D. UCLA)
Historical linguistics, Indo-European linguistics, Celtic linguistics

Stanley Dubinsky (Ph.D. Cornell University)
Linguistic theory, syntax, formal semantics

Kurt Goblirsch (Ph.D. University of Minnesota)
Germanic linguistics, phonology, historical linguistics,
German and Scandinavian dialects

Barbara Hancin-Bhatt (Ph.D. University of Illinois)
Second language acquisition/teaching, phonological theory, language processing

D. Eric Holt (Ph.D. Georgetown University)
Phonology, historical linguistics, dialectology, Spanish linguistics

Michael Montgomery, Emeritus (Ph.D. University of Florida)
Language variation, American English, Hiberno-English and Scots

Carol Myers-Scotton, (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin)
Carolina Distinguished Professor
Discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, language contact phenomena

Bruce Pearson, Emeritus (Ph.D. UC-Berkeley)
American Indian languages, morphology, semantics

Alexandra Rowe, Adjunct
(Ph.D. University of South Carolina)
Second language teaching/acquisition

Conditions of financial support

Incoming M.A. and Ph.D. students are eligible for support. Teaching,
research, staff, and writing lab assistantships are available from a
number of departments and programs on campus. A variety of fellowships
are available from the Graduate School. Assistantships and fellowships
are generally renewable.

For fullest consideration, applications should be made by:
15 JANUARY 2000.
For further information please contact us.

Director: Stanley Dubinsky
Administrative Assistant: Noreen Doughty

E-mail us at:

Visit our webpage at:

Mailing address: Linguistics Program
 406 Welsh Humanities Building
 University of South Carolina
 Columbia, SC 29208

Phone: (803) 777-2063

Fax: (803) 777-9064
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