3-Minute Thesis: Noortje to Compete at the University Level
Congratulations to PhD student Noortje de Weers, who achieved second-place and people's choice victory in the FASS heat of this year's Three Minute Thesis Contest. She will be competing at the university level on March 19th at 4:30 p.m in ASB 10900 at the Burnaby Campus.
Linguistics graduate students have reached this level before. Here are some past accomplishments.
- 2014, Irina Presnyakova was a finalist for her topic, "Vancouver English".
- 2015, Emma Mileva was a finalist for "Getting to Know Your Patient - Talk in Alternative Medicine Sessions as a Blend of Mainstream Medicine and Psychotherapy".
- 2016, Mara Katz was a finalist for "Politeness Theory and a New Classification of English Speech Acts."