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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Program Name:

Department of Linguistics
Program Homepage: http://ling.rutgers.edu
Institution: Rutgers University
Address: 18 Seminary Place
City: New Brunswick
Zip/Postal Code: 08901-1184
State/Province: US
Country: USA
Application Deadline: January 1
Contact Person: Alan Prince , Graduate Program Director
Email:

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Phone: 732-932-7289
Fax: 732-932-1370
Linguistic Subfield(s): Cognitive Science
Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Philosophy of Language
Phonology
Semantics
Syntax
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): Benue-Congo
Edo
Germanic
Hebrew
Hindi
Kalaallisut
Mohawk
Polynesian
Quechua, Chachapoyas
Romance
Yoruba
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: Linguistics at Rutgers involves research and training in all areas of the modern discipline. The department is a center of work in Optimality Theory and hosts syntacticians, semanticists, and phonologist-phoneticians developing current approaches within and across their research areas.
Available Financial Aid: Fellowships and TAs from the university, RAs as grants permit.
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