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BUCC, 14th Workshop on Building and Using Comparable Corpora. September 6, 2021


Special Topic: Neural Networks in Comparable Corpora Research.
Call Deadline: July 5, 2021
Location: Online, Germany
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6/24/2021: Congratulations to our Department of Modern Languages!



"Enrollment in terminal degree program has multiplied 11 times in four years" (University of Mississippi News).

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TESOL International Association 2021


Check all the different events taken place during the summer months where you can grow your professional ELT network, gather research strategies, and best practices:
-TESOL - Training for Trainers, May 12-June 22
-Supporting English Language Learners with Exceptional Needs, May 17-June 27
-Separating Difference from Disability with ELLs, June 28-July 25.
For more information Click here.

5/05/2021: Congratulations on your achievement!


Congratulations to Lin Zhu on successfully passing her oral defense in the Spring Semester 2021!

LCRGradConf21. Graduate Student Conference in Learner Corpus Research 2021


The virtual LCRGradConf21 will be held on October 11-12, 2021. This is a great opportunity for Ph.D. and MA students to present their (in-progress) results and receive feedback from former students.
Learn more about this free event.

05/05/2021: Congratulations on your achievement!


Congratulations to Rosalynn Vásquez Rutland and Marta Galindo on successfully passing their comprehensive exams part 2 in the Spring Semester 2021!

Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MaFLA)


If you like to keep yourself informed and current on classroom ideas and practices, join the webinars and all the professional developments MaFLA provides. To join, visit MaFLA.
Their first virtual conference “Creating Cross-Cultural Connections” will take place on October 21-24.

05/24/2021: Congratulations, Jimoh!



Jimoh Braimoh's manuscripts have been accepted for publication in the Southern Journal of Linguistics and in Per Linguam and the Forum of the Linguistics Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS).

ACTFL


An Annual Convention and World Languages Expo where educators from different languages around the world come together. This exciting event will offer high-quality sessions, electronic posters, round tables, and a virtual exhibit hall where participants can meet exhibitors.

This virtual event will take place on November 19-21. For more information visit Registration

05/14/2021: Congratulations, Dr. Coles!



Dr. Coles has been elected Vice President of SECOL for 2021-2023 and President for 2023-2025. We know her new position implies a significant commitment and dedication of time. We also know that it will be a huge benefit to our Ph.D. students. We appreciate her loyalty to the field, to the school, and to the students. Congratulations for election to these important roles!

LSA 2022 Annual Meeting


The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) will be hosting its 2022 annual meeting on January 6-9 in Washington, DC. If you cannot attend in-person, please check the virtually alternative information. For registration visit LSA 2021.

05/13-15/2021: Congratulations to our classmates who have presented in SECOL XXXVII. Southeastern (Virtual) Conference on Linguistics (SECOL) 2021: 


-Asmaa Taha, "The Functions and Uses of the Discourse Marker Bita: in Egyptian Arabic."
-Shuang Cheng, "Effects of Chinese morphological awareness and vocabulary knowledge on word boundary recognition in Chinese as a second language reading."
-Timur Akishev, "Morphosemantic Adaptation of -ING Anglicisms in Russian: A Parameter-Driven Approach."
-Marcella Netto, "How the screenplay of City of God reflects variable plural agreement within Determiner Phrases (DPs) in Brazilian Portuguese."

and presented and moderated the panel: 

-Arwa Alsindy, "Saudi Males and Females on Twitter."

TESOL 2022 Convention & English Language Expo


This event will take place on March 22-25, 2022. You can join this global community either in-person in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania or virtually! For more information Click here.

05/01/2021: Congratulations on your achievement!


Congratulations to Yasmeen Alruwaili on successfully passing her comprehensive exams in the Spring Semester 2021!

SCOLT Southern Conference on Language Teaching


The 2022 Conference Titled “Inclusion Is About Us All” will take place March 31 - April 2. Proposals are currently being accepted through September 1, 2021. To register or submit a proposal visit  SCOLT

05/01/2021: Congratulations on your achievement!


Congratulations to Rowida Al Ghamadi on successfully passing her comprehensive exams in the Spring Semester 2021!

18° Linguistic Conference for PhD Students / 18. Sprachwissenschaftliche Tagung für Promotionsstudierende. Sep 24-25, 2021


Call Deadline: July 18, 2021
Location: Online (Salzburg, Austria)
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05/01/2021: Congratulations on your achievement!


Congratulations to Khadija Alzahrani on successfully passing her comprehensive exams in the Spring Semester 2021!

Crosslinguistic Perspectives on Processing and Learning (X-PPL) 2021. Sep 16-17, 2021



Subject: Cross-linguistic Perspectives on Processing and Learning 2021
Call Deadline: July 11, 2021
Location: Online
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04/12/2021: Congratulations on your achievement!


Congratulations to Maiyojanna Pelayo on successfully passing her comprehensive exams in the Spring Semester 2021!

4th International Workshop on Syntactic Cartography & First International Forum on Language and Brain. Oct 29-Nov 3, 2021


Call Deadline: Aug 8, 2021
Location: Online, Beijing, China
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04/10 - 11/2021: Congratulations!


Congratulations to Iuliia Rychkova and Timur Akishev for their successful presentations at the CARTA 2021 Conference (Central Association of Russian Teachers of America).

Le 53ème Congrès des Algonquinistes sera organisé virtuellement à l’Université Carleton, Ottawa. Oct 14 17, 2021.


Call Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
Location: Online, Ottawa, Canada
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02/08 - 03/22/2021: Congratulations!


Timur Akishev has recently delivered a series of lectures for graduate students as an invited scholar at Samara University of Public Administration "International Market Institute", Samara, Russia. Topics:

1) “A step-by-step guide to pursuing a Ph.D. in linguistics from an American university”
2) “Applying (qualitative and quantitative research methods) in applied linguistics”
3) “An ethnographic approach to discussing multilingual speakers’ language attitudes”

8th Annual AZCALL - Virtual Conference


Call Deadline: July 30, 2021
Location: Online, Tempe, Arizona, USA
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02/28/2021: Congratulations on your achievement!


Congratulations to Marta Galindo on successfully passing her comprehensive exams in the Spring Semester 2021!

End-of-Year Symposium: Leipzig Lectures on Language—Combinatorics 2021. Oct 20-21, 2021


Call Deadline: July 14, 2021
Location: Online, Germany
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12/08/2020: Dear Dr. Coles:


We wish you a very productive time during your sabbatical! Thank you for all the help you have provided to all of us since we started the program. Your dedication is priceless. Best wishes!

Linguistics Conference at UGA 7. Oct 9-10, 2021


Call Deadline: July 15, 2021
Location: Online, Athens, Georgia, USA
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12/01/2020: Congratulations on your achievement!


Congratulations to Asmaa Taha on successfully passing her oral defense in the Fall Semester 2020!

Psycholinguistic, neurolinguistic and clinical linguistic research. Oct 30, 2021


Call Deadline: July 15, 2021
Location: Online, Novi Sad, Serbia
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12/01/2020: Congratulations to our committed Ph.D. students!


Congratulations to Shanshan Duan, Timur Akishev, Maiyojanna Pelayo, Iuliia Rychkova, and Marta Galindo for their participation in the MFLA conference 2020

Research Conference: Learning, teaching, and using languages in 21st-century South America and the Southern Hemisphere. New trends and challenges. Oct 27-29, 2021


Subjects: Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, General Linguistics, Pragmatics
Call Deadline: Aug 6, 2021
Location: Online, Santiago, Chile
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12/01/2020: Congratulations on your achievement!


Congratulations to Shanshan Duan, Shuang Cheng, Rosalynn Vásquez Rutland, Arwa Alsindy, Raúl A. Gamboa García on successfully passing their comprehensive exams, and Asmaa Taha on successfully passing her oral defense in the Fall Semester 2020!

2nd International Conference Innovation and Technology in Language Teaching. Nov 29 -Dec 3, 2021


Subjects: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition
Call Deadline: Sep 15, 2021
Location: Online, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
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09/22/2020: Congratulations on your accomplishment!


Congratulations to Shanshan Duan for her excellent presentation on “Noun animacy as a far in the production of L2 English passives by L1 Mandarin learners” at our first Colloquium on September 18, 2020. Keep up your great work!

3rd International Conference on Theoretical East Asian Psycholinguistics. Nov 20-21, 2021


Subjects: Psycholinguistics
Call Deadline: July 15, 2021
Location: Online, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin-chu, Taiwan
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07/18/2020: Congratulations on your achievement!


Congratulations to Jimoh Braimoh on successfully passing his comprehensive exams in the Spring Semester 2020! 
Learn more about Jimoh.

International Conference on Language, Linguistics, and Technology. Nov 17-19, 2021


Subjects: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation
Call Deadline: July 31, 2021
Location: Online, Vigo, Spain
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07/31/2020: Out of the MA into the Ph.D.!


A fresh graduate of our department’s MA in Linguistics program, Beyza Cayli has been active in the Ph.D. program since day one! She has joined our website maintenance team as the manager of our program’s Instagram page.
Check out our Instagram page.

V Jornadas de Jóvenes Lingüistas. Nov 29-Dec 1, 2021


Subject Language: Spanish
Call Deadline: Aug 1, 2021
Location: Online, Argentina
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05/08/2020: Good luck, Prof. Sapp!


Professor Christopher Sapp has accepted a tenure-track position in the Germanic Studies Department at Indiana University Bloomington starting this fall!
We thank him for his valuable input in our professional growth and wish him all the best!

International Workshop on the Expression of Contrast and the Annotation of Information Structure in Corpora. Nov 18-19, 2021


Subjects: General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Call Deadline: Aug 20, 2021
Location: Online or hybrid (in Leuven + streaming), Belgium
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05/01/2020: Congratulations to David Higginbotham and Timur Akishev on successfully passing their comprehensive exams this semester!


David is interested in the advantages that creative writing provides in second language learning and instruction of Spanish in the U.S., and Timur's work concerns the adaptation of -ING anglicisms in Russian and Kazakh.

(This information was last updated on July 2, 2021)