The University of Chicago served as the host campus for the recently concluded biennial Linguistic Institute, held July 6 - 31, 2015. As the long-time sponsor of the Linguistic Institute, the LSA hosts an archive of selected materials from the Chicago event.


Videos of Institute lectures are available on the LSA's YouTube channel, including:

Presentation Slides and Materials

Fellowship Recipients

Linguistic Academic Depository

Course materials* from the 2015 Institute including handouts, syllabi, and lecture notes from the following courses/professors:

  • Topics in Austronesian Syntax, Professor Edith Catherine Aldridge
  • Linguistic Applications of Mereology, Professor Lucas Champollion
  • Syntax-Prosody Interface, Professor Caroline Fery
  • Unsupervised Learning of Linguistic Structure: Morphology, Professor John Goldsmith
  • Topics in Bantu Syntax, Professor Brent Henderson 
  • Neuroscience of Language, Professor Ellen Lau
  • Empirical Applications of Type-Logical Categorial Grammar, Professors Yusuke Kubota & Robert Levine
  • Computational Theory Course 335, Professor Giorgio Magri
  • A Program for Evolutionary Syntax, Professor Ljiljana Progovac
  • Introduction to Historical Linguistics, Professor Martha Ratliff 
  • American Dialects, Professor Joseph Salmon
  • Variationist Sociolinguistics: 227, Professor Sali Tagliamonte
  • The Data Goldrush, Professors Andy Wedel and Bodo Winter
  • The Syntax and Semantics of Discourse-Oriented Features: The grammar of speaker and addressee, Professors Miok Pak, Paul Portner and Raffaella Zanuttini

*Available for non-student members only


Please check back as we continue to update this page with resources.

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