Category Archives: conference

You Had Me at Helsinki

It has been about a week since I returned from my trip to Europe, during which I presented my research at two linguistics conferences. I wanted to write a short recap about the second of these conferences, but I had … Continue reading

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Multilingualism and Its Discontents

Greetings from Ireland! (The way they say it here, there is aspiration in the intervocalic /t/!) I’m at the University of Limerick for my first international conference, giving the first presentation of a research project that is entirely my own. … Continue reading

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BLS 42: The After Post

Critics have been saying… “… well planned, seamlessly executed…” “… what a successful conference… Congrats to the 2nd year cohort!” “Two thumbs up!” We got rave reviews for our conference! And our cohort, who went through one wild whirlwind of … Continue reading

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BLS 42: The Before Post

In about twelve hours, the conference that my six cohort-mates and I have been planning for nearly twelve months is going to begin. Am I nervous? Hm, no, not quite. I’m not stressing out or worried, either. But I have … Continue reading

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LSA 2015

The Linguistic Society of America’s Annual Meeting was held in Portland this year. About three weeks ago, I took off on a road trip with a few fellow linguists to attend. “So you went to a linguistics… conference?” my other friends … Continue reading

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Road Trip

There is no Taiwanese word for “road trip.” Well, that’s not entirely accurate. But it did take my father a considerable amount of time to come up with a way to express, in his native language, the idea of traveling … Continue reading

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