- A Stanford Linguistics Portal: This webpage, with links to linguistically relevant sites (including journals), useful Stanford sites, tech support, general reference material, entertainment, etc., may be of some use to you or someone you know who is new to our community. Recently updated, this is now available at http://www.stanford.edu/dept/linguistics/portal.html.
- And while we're talking about useful websites, check out this one. It tells you what to do to talk with a human being immediately at 500 different 800 numbers. Very useful for the summer travel season...
- David Oshima has just moved back to Japan, where
he now holds a prestigious JSPS postdoctoral research fellowship
at Kobe University.
[But he's coming back to participate in the Linguistic Institute - The Sesquipeditor]
Graduating SeniorsThe following seniors are graduating next week. Here's the information we have about their future plans:
- Pat Callier is entering the PhD program in Linguistics at Georgetown University in the Fall.
- Tracy Connor (coterming in Sociology this year), who has been our first `Mentor in the Major', will enter the MA program of the Department of Communications Disorders at The University of Massachusetts at Amherst in the fall. But first, she will be the residential assistant in the two-week Summer Dialect Research Project to be held in June at UMass's Center for the Study of African American Language.
- Monique King will be starting a PhD program at Northwestern University in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
- Eric Lee (also receiving a BS in Chemistry) is starting a PhD in chemistry at Caltech in the Fall.
- Rowyn McDonald will be living and working in the area.
- Cole Paulson is starting work this summer at a film production company in New York City. In a year or two hopes to begin graduate school in Linguistics and Anthropology.
- Marie Rowell. No information available.
- Jerry Zee will be moving to Shanghai for a year to work at an environmental NGO. After that, he plans to pursue graduate studies in a program where he can address issues relating to language in society.
- David Oshima has just moved back to Japan, where he now holds a prestigious JSPS postdoctoral research fellowship at Kobe University.
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