February 21, 2012

TULCon 2012

The Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students (SLUGS) at the University of Toronto will be hosting its annual Toronto Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (TULCon) March 2-4, 2012!

While only undergraduate students are eligible to present, everyone is welcome to attend! If you are planning on attending any portion of the conference, we would appreciate your registration:

Also, we receive TULCon participants from a variety of locations; therefore, we're looking for generous individuals with free couch space/guest rooms/beds/futons/etc. who are willing to let one or more participants stay with them on the night of the 2nd or the 3rd (or both nights)! If you're interested in hosting a TULCon participant, please email us at tulcon2012 at gmail dot com with the subject header "HOUSING" or fill out this form: http://homes.chass.utoronto.ca/~slugs/?s=hosting

Finally, please email us (slugs at chass dot utoronto dot ca) with any questions or comments.
We hope to see you at TULCon!


February 13, 2012

Good News from Recent Graduates!

Jaehee Bak (PhD 2011) was selected as a Post-doctoral Fellow at SungKyunKwan University in Seoul. (This is where he received his BA.) He will be affiliated with the Academy of East Asian Studies at SungKyunKwan University from the 1st of March, for one year, and his focus will be on researching and publishing.

Kyumin Kim (PhD 2011) received a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Post-doctoral Fellowship for 2012-14. She will be affiliated with the University of Calgary, Dept. of Linguistics, and her research project is entitled "Syntax, semantics, and morphology of non-agent subjects".

Congratulations to both Jaehee and Kyumin!