We have some Swag for you!

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Your IULC swag has arrived!

 
We have mugs, travel mugs, T-Shirts and Hoodies for you, so come to the Linguistics Graduate student lounge, Ballantine 848, this week during the following times to pick up your order:

 
Tuesday, March 21 9am-1pm
Wednesday, March 22 9am-2pm
Friday, March 24 1:30-3:30pm

 

We ALSO have limited extras of each item so if you didn’t order anything but now wish you had, you can also go to the lounge at those times to purchase your new swag!! 🙂

 

 

IULC Colloquium: Professor Chiang on Endangered Languages Technology

Hello Linguists!

Please join the IULC this Friday, March 3 in Ballantine 310 at 1:30 PM for our next colloquium with Professor David Chiang of the University of Notre Dame. He will be presenting on “Speech-to-Translation Alignment for Documentation of Endangered Languages” The flyer included below and has all the information for the talk.

Also, there will be a lunch with Professor Chiang at 12:30 in the Linguistics Department Grad Lounge. We hope to see you there!

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Reminder: IULC Spring Conference, accepting abstracts until 3/5!

Hello Linguists!

Don’t forget our new deadline for abstracts for our spring conference which will take place April 8th. The conference will provide opportunities for students to make keynote presentations, 20 minute oral presentations, poster presentations, and 5 minute speed talks. For more details about requirements for each type of talk see below.
The purpose of the IULC student conference is to provide Indiana University students with the opportunity to practice presenting their work, get feedback from colleagues and professors, to present preliminary data, and to learn about the research that our fellow students are pursuing.
Just a reminder: to be considered for a talk please send an abstract to the IULC at IULC@indiana.edu by Sunday March 5th along with a ranked choice of type of talk (oral presentation, speed talk, poster). Please see below or the attachment for abstract guidelines and descriptions of each type of talk.
We look forward to seeing your research!
IULC Board Members

Linguistics Club Coffee Hour

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Please join us for the 1st Linguistics Club Coffee Hour of the semester! We’ll be meeting on Friday, Feb. 17th, at 11:30 in the IMU Starbucks. Come with or without coffee desires! This is a great opportunity to connect with other people in the department, students of all levels and faculty alike are invited and feel free to bring other interested friends! We look forward to seeing you there.
 

Announcing the Upcoming 11th Annual IULC Graduate Student Conference, 2017 – and First Call for Papers!

Hello Linguists!

It is our pleasure here at the IULC to announce our spring student conference. The conference will take place April 7th and/or 8th and will include opportunities for students to make keynote presentations, 20 minute oral presentations, poster presentations, and 5 minute speed talks. For more details about requirements for each type of talk see below or see the attached message.

The purpose of the IULC student conference is to provide Indiana University students with the opportunity to practice presenting their work, get feedback from colleagues and professors, to present preliminary data, and to learn about the research that our fellow students are pursuing.

To be considered for a talk please send an abstract to the IULC at IULC@indiana.edu by Sunday February 12th along with a ranked choice of type of talk (oral presentation, speed talk, poster). Please browse the conference tabs at the top of the page for more information – and shoot us your questions at IULC@indiana.edu.

We look forward to seeing your research!

IULC Board Members

PS: Check us out on LINGUIST List’s Geoling! (http://geoling.linguistlist.org/)

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New Semester, New colloquium series!

Please join us for the first talk of our spring colloquium! Professor Ming Xiang, from the University of Chicago, will be giving a talk on Parsing and understanding wh-in-situ dependencies. You can check out the event on the new LINGUIST List developed tool, Geoling!

See you Friday, Jan. 13 at 1pm for the talk in BH 208, and at 12pm in the grad lounge to enjoy some pizza while meeting Professor Xiang!

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Members at Large: Upcoming elections!

As you know (from the emails Colette’s been sending you), we are organizing elections for the new members of IULC! You can find the description of these new positions below. Elections will begin on Monday 9/19 at 3:00 pm, so be on the lookout!!

Members at Large:
The purpose of these two new positions is to ensure consistency during executive board change over and prevent IULC boards from being comprised of solely new board members. The main responsibilities of these positions is to become familiar with the way the IULC works and contribute ideas.
By running for one of these positions the candidate is committing to running for any position on the IULC board during the following academic year, so they must be planning to be an enrolled student during the 2017-2018 academic year.
 
Position 1: 
Generally, Shadow the current president.
Responsibilities include:
-Attend monthly faculty meetings when possible
-Serve as the Linguistics Representative in the Graduate and Professional Student Government
-Become familiar with the executive organization of the IULC
-Become familiar with the responsibilities of each board position and the integral function of those positions
-Help organize events sponsored by the IULC including social events, colloquia, and the conference
-Attend periodic board meetings
Position 2:
Generally, Shadow other current board members.
Responsibilities include:
-Become familiar with the responsibilities of each board position and the integral function of those positions
-Help organize events sponsored by the IULC including social events, colloquia, and the conference
-Become familiar with treasury responsibilities, book sale record keeping, and the email system implemented by the IULC
-Attend periodic board meetings
You will receive another email with a link to cast your vote for each position on Monday 9/19 at 3:00 pm!
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IULC Fall colloquium

Please join us for the kick off of the IULC Fall Colloquium! Our first speaker,  Melanie Andresen, comes from the University of Hamburg, Germany, and will be talking about: Exploring Disciplinary Stylistic Variation between Literary Studies and Linguistics. This talk focuses on Corpus Linguistics, you can find more about the abstract here!

Meet us at Ballantine Hall 345 at 1pm, and stay afterwards for some FREE PIZZA and conversation with Professor Andresen!

See you Tomorrow!

Your IULC officers

PS: please contact us if you would like to see a particular speaker take part in the colloquium, we are currently seeking speakers – particularly IU Professors outside the Linguistics Department per se, whose research relates to our field!

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Welcome, Fall 2016 Graduate Students!

Hi, all you incoming Graduate students! IULC would like to extend a warm welcome to you as you enter this new chapter!

We hope you are as excited as we are for this new semester. On top of all the great classes and really friendly departmental atmosphere, you’ll get to enjoy the campus during what I think is the prettiest season of the year.

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Hopefully, you already received our email, or soon will: in any case, we can’t wait to meet you on Friday for lunch, and then for the picnic later that day! In the meantime, please feel free to shoot us an email for any information about anything at all, whether you have questions about campus life, need help moving, or are feeling a little lonely and would like to hang out and do things with people – we’d love to get to know you. Please never hesitate to contact us: we are always here for you!

Don’t forget to check this website regularly to keep track of what is going on with IULC; and find us on Facebook: Linguistic Club At IU.

See you soon, and again, welcome to the Linguistics Department, to IU, to Bloomington, or to the USA (whichever of these apply to you!)

Best,

Your IULC officers

Meaghan (President), Sherman (Vice President), Colette (Communications Officer), Yina (Treasurer), Amanda (Secretary)

The finals week!

That’s it! The semester is almost over and for many of you graduation is about to happen. While you’re enjoying the last days or weeks at Bloomington campus, we would like to remind everyone that there will be End of Semester celebration at Memorial Hall this Wednesday. We hope you have time to drop in and hang out a bit with your peers and faculty. Happy finals everybody!

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