Elly van Gelderen

“She is working in two major areas of linguistics. Historical linguistics, especially the history of the English language … and theoretical syntax … Her work as a scholar is groundbreaking because it bridges the divide between these two different theoretical frameworks.”
Mariana Bahtchevanova
School of International Letters & Cultures

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Regents' Professor
Department of English

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American Veteran “The Crossing”

Veterans reflect on and share their personal experiences in the military, from boot camp to service in war and peacetime to return to civilian life.

Great Performances: Now Hear This "Beethoven's Ghost"

Go inside the mind of a genius as host Scott Yoo and fellow musicians undertake a recording of Beethoven's most personal music at a historic Berkshires manor to explore the composer’s brilliant career—where they are visited by some unexpected guests.

American Masters: Becoming Helen Keller

Explore how Keller used her celebrity and wit to advocate for social justice, particularly for women, workers, people with disabilities and people living in poverty.