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LINGUIST List 24.4299

Thu Oct 31 2013

Support: Northern East Cree, Central Algonquian, Language Acquisition/Canada

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>

Date: 30-Oct-2013
From: Julie Brittain <brittainmun.ca>
Subject: Ma/MSc Student, Memorial University, Canada
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Institution/Organization: Memorial University
Department: Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.mun.ca/linguistics

Level: MA / MSc

Duties: Research,Project Work

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Cree, Northern East (crl)

Required Language Family(s): Central Algonquian

Description:

The Department of Linguistics at Memorial University, Newfoundland, invites applications for graduate admission for Fall 2014 from qualified students for the M.A. (with thesis) degree. Students will undertake thesis research within context of the Chisasibi Child Language Acquisition Study (CCLAS), a longitudinal first language acquisition study of (East) Cree. Familiarity with the structure of an Algonquian language, or of another polysynthetic language of the Americas, is highly desirable. Some knowledge of the theories of first language acquisition would be an asset but is not required. Competitive funding is available. Research opportunities are available in the areas of phonetics/phonology and morphology/syntax.

For details of the CCLAS project please see: http://www.mun.ca/cclas.
For more information on the application process please visit the application website address below.

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2014

Web Address for Applications: http://www.mun.ca/become/graduate/apply/index.php

Contact Information:
Dr Julie Brittain
brittainmun.ca
Phone:709-864-8134
Fax:709-864-4000
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