Free tutoring for students in LING 150: Click HERE
Linguistics Podcasts to accompany your commute:
Public lectures that are accessible and fun
Tools for Linguistics Analysis
Otter.Ai - Machine transcription of audio and video recordings, this is the tool behind Zoom's automatic caption service
Research Guides at UIC
University Library's Digital Scholarship Hub (3D modeling, Python coding and more)
Annual Reviews in Linguistics (this database at the UIC Library gets you to review what's happening in various subfields of linguistics).
Linguistics Professional Organizations
Computational Linguistics Professional Organizations
Professional Development Resources in Linguistics
Resources that support equity and inclusion across all demographics in linguistics (funded by Linguistic Society of America)
- Internships with the Science and Technology Innovation program at the Wilson Center. In the past these internships were located in the District of Columbia. Due to the global pandemic, these internships are now conducted virtually. Undergraduate degree-seeking students can apply, and a background intersecting humanities (e.g. communication, linguistics, anthropology, English) and science and technology are particularly welcome.
- Sprinternships 3 weeks in May, paid summer internships, designed for women (cis and trans) and nonbinary individuals who are current students at UIC.
Tech Resources at UIC
- Break Through Tech Chicago is an initiative to support women to pursue higher education and careers in tech. It is in partnership with the Computer Science department at UIC and the second such center in the nation. Led by professionals who understand the importance of gender equality in the tech industry. Break Through Tech Chicago offers professional enrichments, mentoring and internship experiences.
- ACER Training Series Acer is short for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure for Education and Research. It is a branch of Vice Chancellor for Research Innovation. It regularly offers workshops on data analytic tool. Their workshops have limited seating and advanced reservation is recommended.
Supporting Women and Gender Diversity in Computing
Student Organizations and Cultural Centers Supporting Linguistics and Language Studies
Getting to know how linguistics plays a role in NLP
Google I/O 2022 keynote live announces new developments - many of which center on machine learning of language for communication and play.
Finding A Voice (Source: The Economist) "Computers have got much better at translation, voice recognition and speech synthesis,...but they still don’t understand the meaning of language...."
Google Research Blog (This link takes you to a specific piece on grammatical error correction)
Google AI Blog (This link takes you to a specific piece on Google Transformer, a neural network architecture for language understanding.)
The Legendary Language Log (This link takes you to an archive for "Ignorance of linguistics" 😆 )
Ethical Linguistics and AI Reading List
09-03, 2020: What Does Building a Fair AI Really Entail? (Source: Harvard Business Review)
08-02 2021:Here Come Robot Nurses (What does it mean to care for a human being? By UIC Global Asian Studies professor Dr. Anna Guevarra)
Student Research Resources
Guides for Writing-in-the-Discipline (Source: Harvard University's Writing Project)
Databases (Look under L, "Language and Linguistics E-books Online" and "Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLAB)")