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2nd Announcement: Illinois Language and Linguistics Society

I've been asked to announce this again, since the deadline for submitting abstracts is coming up in a couple weeks…The 4th annual meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society will be held April 13-15, 2012 at the University of… 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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Calling all LSA volunteers!

For those of you who've agreed to volunteer for the Linguistics Society of America (LSA) meeting in Portland this January 5-8, Rebekah Baglini, the the Chair of the LSA Committee on Student Issues and Concerns (COSIAC), would like you to… Continue reading

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Conference: Illinois Language and Linguistics Society

The 4th annual meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society will be held April 13-15, 2012 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  ILLS is a general linguistics conference open to all subfields. This year’s meeting will include a… Continue reading

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NPR covers the McGurk Effect

National Public Radio science correspondent Robert Krulwich posted yesterday about a (psycho)linguistic and phonetic topic: the McGurk Effect. See here for the story…. Continue reading

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Student poll: next year's courses

Dear LING majors and other interested parties,I'm in the very earliest stages of planning out my courses for next year. The following three courses are due to be offered. However, due to workload constraints, it's likely that I will only… Continue reading

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Student poll: next year’s courses

Dear LING majors and other interested parties, I’m in the very earliest stages of planning out my courses for next year. The following three courses are due to be offered. However, due to workload constraints, it’s likely that I will … finish reading Student poll: next year’s courses

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Talk Tomorrow (THURS)

Courtney Stevens, a Reed Linguistics alum from 2000, will be on campus tomorrow giving a talk in the Psych department which might be of interest to Ling students. Information on the talk is given below. All are welcome!********The role of… Continue reading

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Job: Research Assistant in Psycholinguistics

ONE YEAR FULL-TIME RESEARCH ASSISTANT DESCRIPTION: The research labs of Dr. Lila Gleitman and Dr. John Trueswell are hiring a full-time research assistant for one year, starting as soon as possible, to help implement a large-scale project examining early word … finish reading Job: Research Assistant in Psycholinguistics

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New Course: Quantitative research methods

In an earlier post I mentioned that Jennifer Nycz would be teaching LING 313 “Topics in Language and Society” next spring, and that the topic would be quantitative research methods. Jen has sent me a summary of the topic and … finish reading New Course: Quantitative research methods

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