In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
We are pleased to announce the 4th Student Conference on English Across Space and Time - EAST 2013, which will be held between 23 and 24 March 2013 at the Institute of English Studies at the University of Lodz. The main theme of the conference is synchronic and diachronic variability in English.