The 2018 Five Minute Linguist was sponsored by the Department of Linguistics, University of Utah. For the Five Minute Linguist main page, click here.

The Five Minute Linguist 2018

Five Minute Linguist 2018

Winner: Michelle McSweeney (Columbia University)"Can I Get a Comma?"

Runners up: Kelly Wright (University of Michigan) & Kevin E. McGowan (University of Kentucky), "Covert Segregation: Investigating Dialect Discrimination in the Housing Market​"; Zachary Jaggers (University of Oregon)"A Political Ideology with an Accent"