Student Government Representation and a Call for Papers

Happy National Day on Writing, everyone! How are you celebrating writing today? Perhaps by catching the Essay Fiesta performance coming up in the student center?

And have you been checking Winter 2012 for course descriptions? We’re right in the middle of registration week and almost all of them are up. Best of luck to everyone registering for classes.

Grad Students: If you ever have an issue you would like to bring to the DePaul Student Government Association (SGA), Morgan Taylor is your representative on the 2011-2012 SGA Senate. Morgan Taylor is the Senator for Graduate, Law, and Adult Students. She can be contacted any time at For more information on the DePaul SGA, visit

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Purdue University is excited to announce  a call for papers for the upcoming graduate symposium themed “Global Perspectives on Linguistic Studies”. They welcome submissions in all areas of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.

An anonymous abstract of no more than 300 words must be submitted in PDF format to the Graduate Symposium Committee by Dec. 15, 2011. In your e-mail submission please include the presenter’s name, institution of affiliation, e-mail address, and phone number . Please do not include any identifying information on the abstract itself. You will be informed of the committee’s decision after January 15, 2012.

Please send all submissions and inquiries to: Ager Gondra at A $20 fee will be charged for accepted papers. Proceedings from the symposium will be published in an online format. Please visit the FLL Graduate Student Committee website for further details:


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