For many scientists, it’s no longer a question of “if” but “when.” What will happen when we finally come face to face with space aliens? USC experts look to the skies for answers.
Every two weeks, a language dies. Lina Brixey, a member of the Choctaw Nation and a USC Viterbi doctoral candidate, is determined hers will not be next.
Language changes as culture changes, and in the 2010s pronouns were the words on center stage. A doctoral student in linguistics at USC Dornsife examines how that came to be.
Experts estimate that a language goes extinct every two weeks. USC student Prim Phoolsombat wants to use a blend of linguistics and computer science to help save them.
Half the world’s languages could disappear in a few decades, and USC Dornsife’s Tok Thompson is helping students figure out why — and what might be lost.
The USC Distinguished Professor’s work in linguistics changed fundamental aspects of the way we think about the meaning of language.