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
McCCLU is a 3-day conference for undergraduate students in linguistics across Canada and the United States. Undergraduates will get the opportunity to present their research to other undergrads as well as professionals in the field. There will be two keynote speakers from the linguistics department at McGill who will discuss their own work. There will also be several social events for conference participants.