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Statistics counselling, 2013

The Department of Linguistics will continue to have office hours for statistical consulting.  If you are interested in help with statistical questions, Joe Roy will be holding office hours in Simard 333. Please contact Joe for details.

During those hours, members of the department of linguistics are welcome to meet with Joe and discuss issues related to statistics, experiment design, different statistical analyses etc.


Strathy Student Working Papers on Canadian English (call for papers)

The Strathy Language Unit invites submissions from undergraduate and graduate students for the online journal Strathy Student Working Papers on Canadian English. Papers are welcome on any topic related to the structure or usage of the English language in Canada, broadly defined. This may include articles dealing with grammatical analysis, second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics, historical research, lexicography or discourse analysis. The “Canadian English” under investigation may be any variety of English spoken in any region of the country, by native or non-native speakers. English may be the only language of analysis, or it may be examined within the context of other languages.

This new online version of the journal will be hosted on QSpace through Queen’s University Library at: http://qspace.library.queensu.ca/handle/1974/7609. This journal replaces the previous Strathy Undergraduate Working Papers on Canadian English which was published in eight volumes from 2000 and 2010.

To make a submission, please send your paper to the series editor Anastasia Riehl at riehla@queensu.ca according to the specifications below. Please include your full name and contact information in the email but not in your paper. Your paper will be reviewed by two members of the editorial board.

Specifications for submitted papers:


12 point font

2.5 cm margins

Maximum of 30 pages

Abstract of 100-150 words

Pdf format

Please exclude your name and affiliation from the pape

If your paper is accepted for publication, you will be given a more detailed set of formatting guidelines during the editing process.

  • Editorial Board:Charles Boberg, McGill University
    Alexandra D’Arcy, University of Victoria
    Paul De Decker, Memorial University
    Stefan Dollinger, University of British Columbia Eric Mathieu, University of Ottawa
    Gerard Van Herk, Memorial University 


    (Thanks to Rebecca!)


Undergraduate Conferences – two calls for papers

(1)    TULCON

The Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students (SLUGS) at the University of Toronto is excited to announce its 6th annual Toronto Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (TULCON), to be held on March 1-3 2013!
TULCON is a great opportunity for undergraduate linguists to meet their peers, share their work, and further their appreciation for linguistics and language-related studies.

We invite research, complete or in progress, from any area of linguistics. Abstracts should be approximately 500 words in length (not including references). Please submit your abstracts in .pdf or .doc (NOT .docx) format to tulcon2013@gmail.com by Sunday January 27, 2013. In your submission, please indicate whether you would like to present a talk or a poster during our poster session. Speakers will have the opportunity to present for 20 minutes, followed by an additional five-minute question period.

If you have any questions, please contact tulcon2013@gmail.com.


(2) McCCLU

The seventh annual McGill Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates – McCCLU – will be held on March 8th, 2013- March 10th 2013.

It will again be hosted at McGill University, Montreal, by the Society of Linguistics Undergraduates of McGill – SLUM. The aim of this conference is to encourage original endeavors into the world of research as well as to enrich the present academic undergraduate community within the field of linguistics.

We are now calling for undergraduate students to submit abstracts for presentation at the conference on any subject matter within the domain of linguistics. Each abstract should detail material for a 20-minute presentation, with a 10-minute question period on issues raised afterward. Abstracts should be a maximum of one page in length (12 point font, 1 inch margins) and submitted online to http:// linguistlist.org/easyabs/mccclu2013 by January 15th, 2013.

For further information, please visit our blog at: mccclu2013.blogspot.com. Should you have any other questions please email us at mccclu2013@gmail.com


(Thanks Rebecca!)