Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
Required Language(s): French (fra)
The Department of French and Italian at The University of Texas at Austin will Offer merit-based graduate scholarships for outstanding students in French Linguistics entering in fall 2012. The Julia Emerson Walther Scholars will Receive generous multi-year packages that include highly competitive stipends, Professional development support, and pre-dissertation funding for extensive Study in a Francophone country.
There is currently a strong cohort of 18 graduate students in French Linguistics In the Department of French and Italian and 6 full-time faculty members. Interested applicants are invited to visit our homepage to view the profiles of French Linguistic faculty and graduate students or to visit us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/utfrenchitalian
Students in French Linguistics gain a strong theoretical background and Methodological training that enable them to conduct extensive empirical research On the French language. Areas of specialization within the Department include Historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, language contact and Language change, dialectology, second language acquisition, and language Production, perception and processing. The Department has an excellent
placement Record for its graduates.
The program, which aims to train future French linguists who intend to pursue a Career in academic research and teaching, benefits from strong links with the Departments of Linguistics, Anthropology, Psychology, Education, Spanish, German, Middle Eastern Studies, and Communication Sciences. In addition, the University of Texas at Austin has a student and faculty research exchange with The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Several long standing student-organized language and linguistics conferences are Held on an annual basis at the University of Texas at Austin, including SALSA (Symposium about Language and Society-Austin), TexFLEC (Texas Foreign Language Education Conference), and the TLS Conference (Texas Linguistics Society Conference).
In addition, UT-Austin is now home to The Center for Open Educational Resources And Language Learning (COERLL). The Center seeks to draw on and expand UT's many Open educational resources for language learning. One such resource, designed at UT for the Internet public, is the globally popular Tex's French Grammar.
Applications Deadline: 01-Jan-2012
Apply on-line: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/frenchitalian/
Interested applicants should contact the Graduate Adviser, Professor Barbara E. Bullock
Application Deadline: 01-Jan-2012
Web Address for Applications: http://www.utexasedu/cola/depts/frenchitalian/graduate-program/Admissions1.php
Prof Barbara E. Bullock
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