Monthly Archives: December 2011

Kathleen Aston awarded an Initiative Grant

Congratulations to senior linguistics major Kathleen Aston! She’s been awarded an A. V. Davis Foundation Initiative Grant to support her thesis, An Aero-tactile Investigation of Cross-Modality in Speech Perception. Way to go, Kathleen! Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE /*… Continue reading

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Sasha Puchalski awarded an Initiative Grant

Congratulations to senior linguistics major Sasha Puchalski, who has been awarded an A. V. Davis Foundation Initiative Grant! The grant will support her thesis project, An Investigation of Linguistic Accommodation. Great job, Sasha!… Continue reading

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Ever heard of vocal fry?

Well ladies, you might be doing it, according to ScienceNow…. Continue reading

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Finals Week Lunch

Hi Linguists! Please come take a break from finals week with your fellow friends in all things language. This Wednesday from 12 to 1:30pm in GCC-D. We will have Lebanese food and coffee to feed and caffeinate you for the… Continue reading

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Matt on Constructed Languages in the NYT

Congrats to Matt on his contribution to this very interesting piece about the rising popularity of constructed languages in television and movies. If you haven't already, check out Dark Skies, the TV show where Matt's constructed language (and even his… Continue reading

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From the University of Alberta…

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta is looking for graduate students who share our interests in empirically-driven approaches to language, and who have the background training, talent, and eagerness to participate actively in the research life of… Continue reading

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