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
The UNDL Foundation invites applications for the X UNL School, to take place in the Library of Alexandria, in Alexandria, Egypt, from October 7 to 11, 2012. The workshop will be dedicated to the development and improvement of the grammatical resources for the UNL framework. The UNDL Foundation will pay the travel and accommodation expenses for the selected candidates not living in Alexandria. Approved candidates will be entitled to sign a contract for the development of the language modules for their respective languages.