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Our News: Current-Cohort Presentation by Samuel Liff

Congratulations to Samuel Liff! Thanks to a Hearst Opportunities Fund Scholarship award (for CUNY baccalaureate students), Samuel Liff presented his NSF-ILLC funded project at the second International Conference on Yiddish Language Structures (YiLaS 2), held at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany. … Continue reading

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Mental Note, an undergraduate Cognitive Science journal

Mental Note, an undergraduate Cognitive Science journal https://mental-note.org/ The Mental Note is the only of its kind – an undergraduate research journal dedicated to furthering Cognitive Science Research. We’re affiliated with the Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science, which houses … Continue reading

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Our News: Graduate School Admissions!

Congratulations to our current cohort for a number of acceptances to outstanding graduate programs! Melissa Baker has been accepted to the AudD program at the Long Island Audiology Consortium of Adelphi University. Chana Karp has been accepted to the Hunter … Continue reading

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Our News: More Current-Cohort Presentations

We are pleased to announce two more current-cohort conference presentations: Congratulations to Ann Kochuprakal, who presented a poster at LIU Discovery Day on April 24th, 2019 on the validity of a working memory test, part of her larger project on … Continue reading

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Our News: Current Cohort & Alumni Presented at NYSSLHA

A few of our current and former students presented at the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) in Albany, NY, May 2-5, 2019! Congratulations to alumna Daniella Shimoonov (2017-2018 cohort) and Chana Karp (2018-2019), who presented a poster on Hebrew-English … Continue reading

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Current Cohort Presented at HULLS!

Congratulations to Melissa Baker, Deema Farraj, Linda Fauz, Paris Green, and Libby Pollak, who presented at the Hunter Linguistics and Language Studies Conference (HULLS), at Hunter College in New York, NY, on May 4, 2019. Photos below! HULLS

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New M.S. in Computational Linguistics

From: Anna Feldman I’m a professor of Linguistics and Computer Science at Montclair State University. We’re launching a new degree here at Montclair and I thought some of your majors/minors might be interested in it. I’m attaching a flyer and some … Continue reading

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Extra Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Colloquium @ the Grad Center

Extra Colloquium: Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 2:45-4pm 365 Fifth Ave. Room 7102 Loan-word adaptation in Palestinian Arabic and Hebrew Lior Laks/Bar-Ilan University This talk will examine language contact in Palestinian Arabic (PA) and Hebrew.  I will examine cases … Continue reading

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Current Cohort News: Yerania Poline

We are pleased to announce that Yerania Poline presented a poster on her program project, titled The Comprehension of Subject-Verb Agreement in Dominican Spanish-Speaking Preschoolers, at the 6th Annual Language, Linguistics and Life Conference at Temple University in Philadelphia, on … Continue reading

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Petition for Indigenous languages as World Heritage

From: Pierre Pica Subject: Indigenous languages as World Heritage Dear colleagues, Indigenous people living in the Amazon basin are more and more at risk of losing their unique culture and language. We propose you to sign a petition, created by … Continue reading

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Alumni News: Moné Skratt Henry

Congratulations to Moné Skratt Henry, who presented at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM, a conference for undergraduate and graduate students from under-represented minorities in Higher Education!  It was held in February, in Washington, DC, and Moné’s paper, … Continue reading

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Post-Baccalaureate Research Assistant: Position at University of Maryland

Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:58:40 From: Andrea Zukowski [zukowski@umd.edu] Subject: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Researcher, University of Maryland, USA University or Organization: University of Maryland Department: Linguistics Job Location: Maryland, USA Web Address: http://ling.umd.edu/ Job Title: … Continue reading

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Alumni News: Sarah Feng

Congratulations to Sarah Feng, who will be presenting “Modified Sinewave Speech and Tone Perception and Identification in Cantonese,” a talk at the 2019 Minnesota Undergraduate Linguistics Symposium!

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HULLS Deadline Extended!

The HULLS conference call for abstracts deadline has been extended to Friday of this week. Original post is linked below! https://undergrad-language-research.org/2019/02/10/hulls-9-at-hunter-college-call-for-abstracts/  

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GC Ling. Colloquium: Andrew Rosenberg, 3/7, Prosody of Vocal Attractiveness

Andrew Rosenberg  (Google) Prosody of Vocal Attractiveness Abstract: A speaker’s voice impacts listeners’ perceptions of its owner, leading to inference of gender, age, personality, and even height and weight. In this chapter we describe research into the qualities of speech that … Continue reading

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