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Critical Language Scholarship

Interested in going abroad next summer to study one of the following languages? Azerbaijani, Bengali/Bangla, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu (beginning, advanced beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels) Arabic, Persian/Farsi (advanced beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels) Chinese, Japanese, Russian (intermediate … finish reading Critical Language Scholarship

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Want to attend the LSA Meeting for free? Volunteer!

The Linguistics Society of America (LSA) will be holding its next annual meeting over winter break (January 3-6, 2013) in Boston. The LSA is seeking approximately forty-five (45) student volunteers who will work approximately eight (8) hours over the four … finish reading Want to attend the LSA Meeting for free? Volunteer!

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Letter Versus Sound

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Planning to take the Ling Qual this year?

Are you a Linguistics major who is planning to take the Linguistics junior qualifying exam this year? If so, please contact me ASAP to let me know (pearsonm@reed.edu). I am trying to assemble a definitive list of qual-takers for the … finish reading Planning to take the Ling Qual this year?

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HSS/Ling event next Wednesday: thesis, faculty evaluations, applying to grad school

I’m forwarding the following invitation from Lois Hobbs. Although this meeting is geared primarily to History and Social Science majors, Linguistics majors are also more than welcome to attend! We covered some of this stuff in our departmental thesis orientation … finish reading HSS/Ling event next Wednesday: thesis, faculty evaluations, applying to grad school

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Arabic classes at Reed

Reed’s new Fulbright Arabic language teaching assistant, Abdou Ahmed Kalife, will be offering Beginning Arabic to members of the Reed community this semester.  The class will meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:00-7:30 in Vollum 116. If you are interested, … finish reading Arabic classes at Reed

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LSA Summer Institute : June 2013

The Linguistic Institute, sponsored every other summer by the LSA, is a wonderful opportunity to take intensive summer courses in linguistics with some of the top people in the field, attend talks and workshops, and meet undergrad and graduate linguistics … finish reading LSA Summer Institute : June 2013

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Department Thesis Orientation – (8/31)

For all Linguistics seniors: Just another reminder that we will be having our thesis orientation meeting on Friday, August 31 (the day of the party), 2:00–3:00 PM. We will meet in Vollum 234. At the meeting we will be handing out … finish reading Department Thesis Orientation – (8/31)

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Linguistics Department Party – Friday (8/31)

Welcome back! The Linguistics Department will be having a beginning-of-year party at my house on Friday, 31 August, from 7:00pm on. All Linguistics students and groupies are welcome! Food and drink will be provided, but feel free to bring stuff … finish reading Linguistics Department Party – Friday (8/31)

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LSA internship opportunity

The Linguistic Society of America is seeking applications for the position of student intern at its national office in Washington, DC for the fall 2012 semester. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the field of linguistics, the professional needs … finish reading LSA internship opportunity

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