- Job announcement for graduating seniors: Lab coordinator
- Mapping it all out…
- Psychology Talk Monday April 22nd: Children’s Narratives
- Further job search update
- Pronouns Panel Thursday 4.18
- Visiting Search Update
- John J. Gumperz
- Faculty and classes for next year
- LSA Summer Institute
- Informational meeting on international careers
Monthly Archives: January 2011
It’s certainly worth following the “On Language” Column in the New York Times, particularly if you have an interest in words: etymologies, neologisms, political coinage, etc. I like the column better now that Ben Zimmer writes it; this week is … finish reading Paying homage to the NYT “On Language” Column
Great news! The 86th Annual Meeting of the LSA will take place at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower from 5-8 January, 2012. Stay tuned to the LSA website for information on abstract submission and other news. This is a … finish reading LSA 2012 Meeting in PDX!
The LSA’s 2011 Linguistic Institute will take place at the University of Colorado at Boulder from July 7 through August 2, 2011. More information about this premier gathering of linguistics scholars and students is available on the LSA website. Student … finish reading Apply to attend the LSA Summer Institute – Fellowship Deadline Feb. 4
Apply by February 15 for this intensive summer program designed to prepare undergraduates for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and enrichment activities.
Those of us at the Linguistics Department Holiday party were lucky enough to attend a screening of the 1990s television show Dark Skies, a sci-fi drama featuring an alien language developed by Matt Pearson. And now the complete series is … finish reading Dark Skies Out on DVD
Here’s the newest news piece addressing the age-old language vs. communication question. Do animals possess language, or are they just good, to varying degrees, at communicating with each other? Bees dance, birds sing, primates sign. What does it all mean?? … finish reading Sit. Stay. Parse.
Check out this short piece on Andrew Cuomo, New York State’s newly-elected governor. I was interviewed for this article, and as you can see my quotes seem to indicate that I think Mr. Cuomo is targeting a particular audience with … finish reading Andrew Cuomo’s New York accent: An act of political identification?
Great Lakes Expo for Experimental and Formal Undergraduate Linguistics, April 23, 2011
A fun time was had by all at the home of our host and department chair, Matt Pearson. A very happy holidays from our White Elephant/Mean Santa participants! From left: Svitlanal Antonyuk-Yudina, me with THE BEST PRESENT EVER; Anna Seymour, … finish reading Linguistics Department Holiday Party