TULCON 8 is happening right now! Drop by Bissel 205 (in the Faculty of Information attached to Robarts on the second floor) to check out amazing talks and posters from undergraduate linguists across Canada and the United States!
We also have some great keynote speeches lined up:
Professor Diane Massam: "Two is or not two is: Extra 'be' constructions in English" (Saturday March 14th, 10 AM)
Professor Walter Pedersen: "Again-st Decomposition: Inchoative verbs and adverbial ambiguities" (Saturday March 14th, 3:45 PM)
Professor Ana Pérez-Leroux: "Tiny brains with no minds at all" (Sunday March 15th, 2:40 PM)
For the full schedule, check out this link.
See you there!
SLUGS will be holding a General Meeting followed by an election for next year's SLUGS Executive on Thursday, March 19th. Please see the list of proposed constitutional changes for the executive positions that will be available to vote for if the changes are passed! Following the meeting, a ballot box will be available in the Linguistics Lounge from 3:10 PM to 11:30 AM the next day for you to submit your votes to.
If you are interested in running for a position on SLUGS, look over the proposed changes and then let us know what positions you're interested in running for. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, message us on Facebook, or declare your candidacy at the General Meeting. Please note that you are welcome to campaign in advance of the election; however, once the ballot box is opened at 3:10 PM, you may no longer campaign.
WHAT: General Meeting (Constitutional changes and revisions)
WHEN: Thursday, March 19th, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
PROPOSED CHANGES: http://goo.gl/OQdwlT (feel free to leave comments or questions!)
WHAT: SLUGS Election
WHEN: Thursday, March 19th, 3:10 PM - Friday, March 20th, 11:30 AM
WHERE: Ballot box, Linguistics Lounge (4th floor of Sidney Smith)
HOW TO RUN: Read the proposed positions and announce your candidacy sometime before the end of the General Meeting.
The preliminary TULCON 8 schedule has been posted here! Check it out and stay tuned for updates!
TULCON is just two weeks away, and we are really excited to see everyone's talks and posters! See you soon!
SLUGS is selling amazing-soft, super beautiful t-shirts! Order yours here before February 20th, and show your linguistics pride! Shirts are $15 each, and you get to choose crewneck or V-neck as well as what colour!
Here's the design (it'll be solid black or solid white on the t-shirt though, no grey fade) up close. Thanks to our Design Coordinator Shay Hucklebridge for creating the logo!
The deadline for submissions to the Toronto Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (TULCON) has been extended to Sunday, February 8th. Send your submissions for a talk or poster to tulcon2015[at]gmail[dot]com before 11:59 PM on February 8th, and we will let you know if your submission has been received by Thursday, February 12th.
The conference itself has been rescheduled to the weekend of March 13th-15th. We apologize for any inconvenience changing the date may cause, and hope to see you there!