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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.


Syntax-Semantics research group – first meeting

The syntax-semantics research group will have its first meeting of the semester, Friday Jan 18, 10am, in Arts 523.  This will be primarily a planning meeting, to arrange presentations for the rest of the semester.  All welcome – students preparing comps/mémoires/theses in anything related to syntax or semantics are particularly encouraged to attend.

MA writing workshop, Dec. 2012

The MA linguistics students took part in a writing workshop on December 7th, 2012 from 9am to 5pm in Arts 420. This event was to foster writing and was organized by Françoise Moreau-Johnson.



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!)