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Distinguished Computational Linguistics Lecture

March 1st 12:30PM, GOL Auditorium (70-1400)

Dr. Saif Mohammad (NRC-Canada) will deliver the 2017-2018 Distinguished Computational Linguistics Lecture in the GOL Auditorium, followed by a reception in the GOL Atrium. Sponsor/co-sponsor: Language Science, CLaSP, and the GCCIS PhD Program.

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Creative Writing Speaker: Anya DeNiro

December 5th 7:00pm, MOSAIC Center, SAU, Room 2510

Please join us for our Creative Writing speaker Anya DeNiro, who will be presenting work from FORKING PATHS: An Interactive Reading of "A Bathroom Myth" with audience participation. "A Bathroom Myth" (download game at mixes magic realism, mythopoetics and transgender activism.

Undergraduate/Faculty Reading Series

October 25th 5pm, SAU Reading Room

Please join us on Wednesday for the Department of English Undergraduate/Faculty creative reading series, with undergraduate John Palermo, Creative Writing Faculty Lindsay Herko, and special guest artist Rick Petrie!

Signatures Magazine

SIGNATURES, RIT’s art and literary magazine, is a magnificent collection of the most interesting and thought-provoking student art featured in all forms: fiction/nonfiction prose, poetry, 2D/3D work, film/animation, and installation pieces.

Submissions are now open for the 33rd publication of SIGNATURES, which can be done through

For more information, check out our web site and like us on Facebook!

Job Posting: Language Science

The Department of English invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scientist: Computational Linguistics

Please visit for a full position description.

What is CLaSP?

If you're interested in computational linguistics, check out CLaSP -- the Computational Linguistic & Speech Processing Lab:

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Undergraduate Writing Awards

The Department of English offers numerous awards for students. These awards include:

  • Creative Writing Awards
  • Language Science and Computational Linguistics Student Excellence Award Fund
  • Robert Root Endowed Award for Excellence in Literature
  • Kearse Student Honor Awards
  • Stan McKenzie Prize for Writing in the First Year


Please visit the awards page for more information.


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