Colloquium Series

The Department of Linguistics holds a weekly talk series throughout the academic year featuring current doctoral students, Rice faculty, visiting scholars, and a number of distinguished visitors.

International Cognitive Linguistics Association (ICLA)

ICLA connects cognitive linguists all over the world by providing a community for researchers in cognitive linguistics and others interested in such research.

Rice Linguistics Society

As our name implies, RLS (the Rice Linguistics Society) is a student run organization of linguists at Rice, composed of grad students, undergrads, faculty, and anyone else interested in Rice Linguistics.


The Department of Linguistics at Rice houses Funknet, an email information and discussion list for people who study various aspects of language, culture, communication, and cognition, and the interrelation of these.