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LINGUIST List 23.1060

Fri Mar 02 2012

Technologies and training for future Linguists

Editor for this issue: Matthew Lahrman <mattlinguistlist.org>

Date: 02-Mar-2012
From: LINGUIST List <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: A letter from student editor Justin Petro
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Dear Fellow Linguists,

My name is Justin Petro; I'm a student in the MA program for Linguistics at Eastern Michigan University, I work at LINGUIST List, and if that last statement wasn't true, the one before it wouldn't be either. You can make sure both of those statements remain true by pledging a donation to LINGUIST List here:
http://linguistlist.org/donation

I'm sure that you're aware of all the great information and services LINGUIST List provides to the discipline; everything from conference and job announcements to the hosting and maintenance of indispensable resources such as MultiTree and LL-MAP. What's also important to remember is that behind all of that there's a team of Graduate Assistants and Student Workers like myself who work tirelessly to provide these services to you.

As a Publications Editor, ColdFusion Editor, and project team member on LEGO and RELISH, LINGUIST List has provided me not only with the funding I need to continue my studies in the discipline, but also the hands-on training and experience in technologies crucial for the next generation of linguists. To put it simply, I would not be where I am in my studies or my career in linguistics without the support of LINGUIST List.

LINGUIST List is both an indispensable resource for the field and a training ground for bright young students eager to contribute to the discipline. Please take the time to pledge your support of this wonderful institution:
http://linguistlist.org/donation

With gratitude and thanks,
Justin Petro
Student Editor
LINGUIST List


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