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About uclinguistics

Welcome to the blog of the Linguistics programme at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Falling into linguistics

Vicky Watson is about to start the Masters of Linguistics (MLING) programme. In this post she talks about her journey into Linguistics at UC, and some of the opportunities that came her way as a result. Like most people, I didn’t … Continue reading

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‘kakokako’ about Motu in LING407

To finish off this year’s Linguistics Field Methods course (LING407), the class invited members of the Christchurch PNG and wider Pasifika community to the Undercroft 101, to share food and present findings from their research projects on the Oceanic language … Continue reading

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Master of Linguistics – Scholarship

Department of Linguistics Master of Linguistics (MLING)  A College of Arts Postgraduate Strategic Award We are pleased to be able to offer a UC College of Arts Postgraduate Strategic Award, covering fees at the domestic student rate for the Masters … Continue reading

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PhD scholarships – deadline 15th Oct

PhD Scholarships, University of Canterbury Department of Linguistics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. http://www.arts.canterbury.ac.nz/linguistics/ Deadline: 15th October 2016 We are pleased to announce the availability of University of Canterbury Doctoral Scholarships, which are tenable in the University of Canterbury … Continue reading

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LING101/ENLA101 ‘The English Language’ available in Summer School

LING101-16SU2(D) and ENLA101-16SU2(D) The English Language Distance learning summer school programme 14 November – 22 December 2016 Enrol from October 4th via MyUC This course is designed to introduce you to the study of the linguistic structure of the English language.  The … Continue reading

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Sidney Wong wins a research prize for work on New Zealand English

Last semester, Sidney Wong won a prize for a research project on New Zealand English (as part of LING310). Here he reflects on his experiences of studying Linguistics at UC. My Linguistics journey began at the end of High School … Continue reading

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Hello from PhD student Arshad Ali

Arshad Ali is a PhD candidate in the Department of Linguistics, under the supervision of Dr Kevin Watson and Dr Lynn Clark. In this guest post, he introduces himself and his interesting research. Hi, I am Arshad Ali, originally from Islamabad, … Continue reading

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