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Student volunteers for AFLA 24

Dear Linguistics Students, This semester Reed is co-hosting a linguistics conference with the University of Washington: the 24th meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA 24). The conference will take place on the UW campus in Seattle, April 7-9, … finish reading Student volunteers for AFLA 24

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NLP research assistant position at OHSU

The Informatics Discovery Lab at OHSU’s Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology is searching for a full-time research assistant with skills and interests in natural language processing, beginning this summer. The work is focused on building classifiers on Pubmed … finish reading NLP research assistant position at OHSU

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Linguistics Department statement regarding climate, accommodations, dialogue

In response to the uncertainty that has developed at both a local and national level, the faculty members of the Linguistics Department at Reed College affirm the statement made by the Linguistic Society of America, that we stand for: “…diversity, … finish reading Linguistics Department statement regarding climate, accommodations, dialogue

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Most-of-South-and-Southeast-Asian New Year

This year’s Most-of-South-and-Southeast-Asian New Year festival has blossomed into five days full of exciting events, April 10 through 14! Throw color powders on your friends for Holi (Sunday 1PM on the Great Lawn), watch films from India and Cambodia (Monday 7PM … finish reading Most-of-South-and-Southeast-Asian New Year

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NoWPhon wants abstracts from Reedies!

The organizers of the second annual NorthWest Phonetics/Phonology (NoWPhon) Conference have extended the deadline for abstract submissions to present work (including work in progress) in any area of phonetics or phonology. 1-page abstracts are now due by midnight April 4. … finish reading NoWPhon wants abstracts from Reedies!

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Most-of-South-and-Southeast-Asian New Year

April 14 is the {Khmer, Cham, Thai, Dai, Lao, Shan, Burmese, Mon, Bengali, Assamese, Boro, Manipuri, Oriya, Telugu, Konkani, Kannadiga, Malayali, Tamil, Tuluva, Sinhalese, Punjabi, Maithili, Marathi, Sindhi, Marwari, Nepali, Balinese} New Year, and this is the first year that … finish reading Most-of-South-and-Southeast-Asian New Year

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PSU lunchtime talk with Hannah Sarvasy

Interested in sharing lunch with a real live language preservationist? Hannah Sarvasy is a graphic novelist, political cartoonist, and field linguist, and she’s giving a lunchtime talk at on the Nungong languages of Papua New Guinea at PSU, on Wednesday … finish reading PSU lunchtime talk with Hannah Sarvasy

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LoL Open House on Oct 3

It’s official: we have an all-new Lab of Linguistics (LoL)! To celebrate, we’ll be having an official LoL Open House on Friday 3 October from noon to 2pm in Eliot 101D. We’ll be displaying some of our phonetic equipment, giving mini-tours of our brand-new … finish reading LoL Open House on Oct 3

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New Lab of Linguistics under construction!

Reed’s new Lab of Linguistics (LoL) has seen a lot in its first year of life! In our temporary spot on Eliot’s 4th floor, we’ve already created a space where faculty and students have been working on a wealth of projects … finish reading New Lab of Linguistics under construction!

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New language develops in remote Australian village

The Science section of the New York Times reports a discovery by University of Michigan linguist Carmel O’Shannessy: a new language in its first generation of speakers. The language is Warlpiri rampaku or Light Warlpiri, natively spoken by about half of the … finish reading New language develops in remote Australian village

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