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Email: applied.linguistics@umb.edu
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ANNOUNCEMENTS & IMPORTANT BULLETINS

COURSE EVALUATIONS AVAILABLE (11/25/19)

Course evaluations are available now in Blackboard.  The deadline to complete them is Friday 12/13/19 NOON (Eastern time)

SPRING 2020 SEMESTER TEXTBOOKS

The textbook information for Spring 2020 is streaming in. Keep an eye out on the Spring Textbook InfoPost for textbook information.

DECEMBER COMP-EXAM INFORMATION

December Comprehensive Exam Information is posted!  Please see the comp-exam Group as well as the Comp-Exam InfoPost for more details.  The InfoPost will be updated periodically throughout the semester with updated info.

SPRING 2020 ADVISING & REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Spring 2020 advising and course registration InfoPost is now available! Click here to access the infopost.  Academic advisors will be in touch shortly (see InfoPost for details and timeline)

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Cheyenne MacDonald added a discussion to the group Main Office
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Deadline EXTENDED - ConCALL-4 Call for Papers

See below for information about this opportunity.Due to popular demand and in light of an additional funding opportunity*, the Call for Papers for ConCALL-4 has been EXTENDED until Sunday, December 15, 2019. This Spring the Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR) will be hosting the 4th Conference of Central Asian Language and Linguistics (ConCALL-4) at Indiana University from April 17-19, 2020.Keynote Speakers for the conference include leading names in Turkic, Iranian, Mongolic and Uralic linguistics, as well as phonology, syntax and second language acquisition, including: Gulsat Aygen, Professor, Department of English, Northern Illinois UniversityMatthew Gordon, Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of California Santa BarbaraAyse Gurel, Professor, Department of Foreign Language Education, Bogazici UniversityIrene Vogel, Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of DelawareWe are accepting submissions for 20-minute paper presentations (with 10…See More
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"Textbook information for Spring 2020 is incoming! Check the announcement box above for more details :-)"
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Field Experience

Information on APLING 698: The Field Experience. Information on waiving the Field Experience.See More
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Cheyenne MacDonald added 2 discussions to the group Main Office
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[Spring 2020] Textbook Information

Hi everyone!I am in the process of collecting and posting information about spring semester textbooks.  Check-in periodically to see updates to this list-------------------------Smart shopper note: It's always good to shop around for the best prices :-)  When I was a grad student I searched for books on AddAll.com which searches on 36 online retailers and compares prices.  Sometimes editions were miscategorized, but by and large the online prices (amazon, ebay, half.com) beat the campus bookstore.  Amazon these days isn't bad, but it's not bad to double check either :-)-------------------------SPRING ONLINE course Books APLING 601: Linguistics - MIKROS, George ✓Charles F. Meyer, Introduction to English Linguistics. This book is available as a free e-book on ebrary in the Healey Library, or you can purchase the book either in the bookstore or from online vendors such as Amazon.There will also be readings available through the Library's eReservesAPLING 603: Cross-Cultural Perspectives -…See More
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Apostolos K. posted a status
"We wish you all a happy and safe Thanksgiving :-) I'll be checking email until 6pm today (ET) and then the office is closed until Monday:-)"
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