Harvard Graduate Students in Linguistics (HGSL)

The Harvard Graduate Students in Linguistics (HGSL) committee is dedicated to the goal of enhancing the overall experience of graduate students in the department. Recent projects include:

  • “Praat for Linggrads” tutorial: a two-session workshop on using Praat, a software used for phonetic analysis
  • Graduate Student Workshop: an annual one-day conference held in the Fall semester, in which graduate students from our department can present their ongoing research projects
  • “LaTeX for Linggrads” tutorial: a three-session workshop on using LaTeX, specifically catering to linguists
  • The Linguistics Department T-shirt Project (design by Laurence B-Violette and Dorothy Ahn)

Executive Committee Members (2016-17)

  • Aurore Gonzalez, President:  responsible for leading the committee toward the fulfillment of its set goal, and coordinating contact with the administration of the Department of Linguistics.
  • Gunnar Lund: VP Social: responsible for the organization of our monthly Happy Hour, as well as other social events including the MIT Mixer (a joint event with graduate students in Linguistics at MIT).
  • Shannon Bryant, VP Finance: responsible for maintaining the budget of the committee.
  • Yuyin He, VP Communications:  responsible for promoting the events in GSAS Bulletin, GSC online calendar, Spell-Out and departmental Facebook page.