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Internship opportunity at OHSU

Krystal Klein is a postdoctoral fellow at OHSU, who is working on a pilot project to train computers to analyze emails from older adults for purposes of cognitive monitoring (e.g., analyzing older adults’ syntactic production to diagnose Alzheimers and other … finish reading Internship opportunity at OHSU

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Guest post: Margit Bowler on Fieldwork in Australia

Here’s a guest post from Margit Bowler, a recent grad doing fieldwork in Australia who I mentioned in a previous post. — Matt. After graduating from Reed last May, a Fulbright scholarship brought me to Australia in July 2011. I’ve … finish reading Guest post: Margit Bowler on Fieldwork in Australia

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Reed hires Sameer ud Dowla Khan

Sameer ud Dowla Khan was recently hired to fill a one-year over-enrollment position in the Linguistics Department, and will be joining us in August. Sameer received his PhD from UCLA in 2008. Since then he has taught in the Linguistics … finish reading Reed hires Sameer ud Dowla Khan

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Update from an alum: Fieldwork in the Outback

Margit Bowler, who graduated from our department last spring, has been spending the past year on a Fulbright Scholarship in Australia. As part of her Fulbright year, Margit has been conducting fieldwork among the Warlpiri people of Yuendumu, in the … finish reading Update from an alum: Fieldwork in the Outback

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Linguistics Talk at Lewis & Clark (next MONDAY)

Keith Dede, Associate Professor of Chinese at Lewis & Clark, forwarded me the following information about a linguistics talk that Lewis & Clark is hosting next Monday, on documentation of endangered languages. The title, time/location, and abstract are reproduced below. … finish reading Linguistics Talk at Lewis & Clark (next MONDAY)

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Title/abstract of Jessica Coon’s talk (4/5)

Below is the title and abstract for next week's talk by our divisional speaker, Jessica Coon. I hope you can all come! Incidentally, Jessica has informed me that she would be happy to meet with students on either Thursday or … finish reading Title/abstract of Jessica Coon’s talk (4/5)

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Title/abstract of Jessica Coon's talk (4/5)

Below is the title and abstract for next week's talk by our divisional speaker, Jessica Coon. I hope you can all come! Incidentally, Jessica has informed me that she would be happy to meet with students on either Thursday… Continue reading

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Upcoming talk: Jessica Coon

Next week the Linguistics Department and the PRPL Division will be sponsoring a talk by Jessica Coon. All Reed community members are invited to attend. The talk will be held: Time:  Thursday, April 5, 4:45-6:00pm Room:  ETC 208 I'll be … finish reading Upcoming talk: Jessica Coon

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CONFERENCE: Cornell Undergrad Linguistics Colloquium

I just received the following invitation to submit abstracts for an undergraduate conference at Cornell University. Have a term paper you’re particularly proud of? This is an opportunity to present your research to a larger audience. Seniors: consider submitting an … finish reading CONFERENCE: Cornell Undergrad Linguistics Colloquium

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JOB: RA/lab manager in neuroscience lab

Enriqueta forwarded me the following job announcement. Graduating seniors, take note!A full-time RA/Lab Manager position is available at the Neuroscience of Language Lab at NYU (NeLLab) under the direction of Liina Pylkk√§nen and Alec Marantz. A BA/BS or MA/MS in… Continue reading

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