Program Details

Institution Name
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Status
department
URL
http://www.english.wisc.edu/
Contact e-mail
tcpurnell@wisc.edu
Highest Degree Offered
PhD
Program Specializations: Graduate Study
Historical Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Phonetics, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Syntax
Program Specializations: Undergraduate Study
Historical Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Phonetics, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Syntax
Degrees Offered
PhD: Anthropological Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Hispanic Linguistics, History of Linguistics
MA/S: -
BA/S: -
Other Notes
English Language and Linguistics offers two graduate areas of focus. The Master’s in English with a focus on Applied English Linguistics, a two-year program with broad methodological preparation, is designed to train students to think critically and knowledgeably about the English language. While the MA is not itself an intensive research degree, it provides a substantial foundation for a variety of teaching and applied research activities in fields in which knowledge of the structure of the English language is of central concern. Focusing on English Language and Linguistics in the PhD in English offers an advanced research degree. The program assumes that an entering student has a Master’s degree with a focus on Applied English Linguistics (or a related field) and has a wide knowledge of linguistics. In particular, entrance into the area of focus presumes courses in the history of English and English dialects, syntax, and phonology.

Contact Information

Name
Thomas Purnell
E-mail
tcpurnell@wisc.edu
Address
6109 Helen C. White Hall
600 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706
United States

Chair Information

Name
Anja Wanner
E-mail
awanner@wisc.edu