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Qual Orientation Meeting

Attention all Linguistics juniors planning to take the qualifying exam this semester (Spring 2013): I would like to schedule a group meeting with all of the qual takers for some time during the week of February 18-22 (i.e., the week … finish reading Qual Orientation Meeting

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Talk on Translation: This Thursday (2/7)

Professor Larissa Naiditsch will speak on “The Problems of Equivalency in Translation” this Thursday, February 7, at 4:30 PM, in Eliot 207. Larissa Naiditsch is a prominent German and Slavic philologist at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where is is … finish reading Talk on Translation: This Thursday (2/7)

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Linguistics Job Candidates on Campus Next Week

Next week the department will be hosting three finalists for the one-year visiting position to replace Kara while she is on leave for the 2013-14 school year. We now have dates and times for their campus visits (see below). More … finish reading Linguistics Job Candidates on Campus Next Week

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Summer Work/Fellowship Opportunity: LearnLab REU Program

Application Deadline:  15 Feb, 2013 Description: The REU program is sponsored by LearnLab, a Science of Learning Center funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). We encourage applications from students who would like to conduct research in the fields of … finish reading Summer Work/Fellowship Opportunity: LearnLab REU Program

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Call for Abstracts: Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium

The UnderLings, the Cornell University undergraduate linguistics association, requests abstract submissions for the 7th annual Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium. The Colloquium will take place April 20-21, 2013. Student submissions at all levels are encouraged in a variety of subfields of … finish reading Call for Abstracts: Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium

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Call for Abstracts: Illinois Language and Linguistics Society

I’ve been asked by the organizers to publicize the following conference. Though it’s billed as a graduate student conference, I’m sure they would also accept abstracts from undergrads and recent graduates. — Matt. The 5th annual meeting of the Illinois … finish reading Call for Abstracts: Illinois Language and Linguistics Society

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Internship/employment opportunity in Portland (phonetics/phonology)

I just received a request to pass on the following announcement, regarding a linguistics-related employment opportunity here in Portland… –Matt. Sensory, Inc. is a market leader in embedded speech technologies, providing major consumer electronics companies with speech recognition, speech synthesis, … finish reading Internship/employment opportunity in Portland (phonetics/phonology)

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Linguistics talk THIS FRIDAY (Nov 16)

The Reed Linguistics Department will be sponsoring a speaker this Friday. All interested students, faculty, and other members of the Reed Community are welcome to attend! Those with an interest in linguistic fieldwork, typology, psycholinguistics, cross-linguistic and cross-cultural variation in … finish reading Linguistics talk THIS FRIDAY (Nov 16)

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NSF Graduate Fellowship Opportunity from University of Connecticut

If you’re a Linguistics senior interested in pursuing graduate work next year involving cognitive science, here’s an NSF fellowship through the University of Connecticut that you can apply for… –Matt. LANGUAGE PLASTICITY: GENES, BRAIN, COGNITION, COMPUTATION NSF-IGERT Ph.D. Fellowships at … finish reading NSF Graduate Fellowship Opportunity from University of Connecticut

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Paid summer research positions at MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a participant in a summer research program in science and biotechnology, the Amgen-UROP Scholars Program. UROP is MIT’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program. The mission of the Amgen-UROP Scholars Program is to provide students … finish reading Paid summer research positions at MIT

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