Local competition exposes high schoolers to the study of linguistics

Oct 14

While the average U.S. high school may not offer classes in Turkish or Indonesian, an international competition will soon be bringing them to Madison's high school students.

Language Matters in Wisconsin

Oct 14

The Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures is pleased to announce that its sister organization, the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies has received an Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment grant for the project "Language Matters for Wisconsin." Thomas Purnell of UW-Madison's Linguistics Department and Eric Raimy of the English Department will lead this project, and work with community partners across Wisconsin to identify unique regional language features, hold public forums to address local language issues and concerns, map language and commu