A Higher Clause

We are committed to the present to build a better future!

Who are we?

A Higher Clause is the Linguistics Graduate Student Association committed to promoting and furthering interests and needs of linguistics students at the Master’s and PhD level. We are the association dedicated to deepening the academic and social experience of all our graduate students.

A Higher Clause members

Meet our team!

Lyndon Rey

Lyndon Rey

PRESIDENT & WEBSITE TECH

Dusan Nikolic

Dušan Nikolić

VP ACADEMIC & WEBSITE TECH

Merion Hodgson

Merion Hodgson

VP SOCIAL &
GRC REPRESENTATIVE

Adam Daniel

Adam Daniel

SECRETARY/ TREASURER & EVENTS COORDINATOR

Christina Ilse

Christina Ilse

CWPL EDITOR & VERBATIM LIAISON

Brett C. Nelson

Brett c. Nelson

CWPL EDITOR

Kang Xu

Kang Xu

CWPL EDITOR

Lindsay Hracs

Lindsay Hracs

OFFICE SPACE & EVENTS COORDINATOR

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Metehan Oguz

EVENTS COORDINATOR
& TECH TEAM ADJUNCT

Brittany

Brittany McDonald

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Mahyar Nakhaei

Mahyar nakhaei

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Elias Abdollahnejad

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Kelly Burkinshaw

Kelly Burkinshaw

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Benjamin Pen Hang

Benjamin Peng Han

EVENTS COORDINATOR

What we do

  • Support each other
  • Help our peers find resources both on campus and in the city
  • Host events
    • in the past year: potlucks, hiking, snowshoeing, lacrosse game, holiday gift exchange, GSA holiday food drive, meals at the LDL, attend Grad Fest, abstract review sessions, paper and poster presentation practice…
    • most of our events are free, but AHC does its best to subsidize students if there is a cost
  • Organize an Annual General Meeting
Lyndon at work

Our Execs

Lyndon Rey

Lyndon Rey

PRESIDENT

Duties:

a. Attend Ling Division and School meetings

b. Supervise the Executive team

c. Write Quality Money Grants

*Lyndon is also a website administrator

Dusan Nikolic

Dušan Nikolić

VP ACADEMIC

Duties: 

a. Plan and organize all academic events (workshops, conferences); plan and organize dry-runs, reviews, and practice talks for all the graduate students

b. Act as an academic representative of all the AHC members

c. Lead and facilitate CWPL editors’ meetings

*Dušan is also a website administrator

Merion Hodgson

Merion Hodgson

VP SOCIAL

Duties: 

a. Lead the team of event coordinators in planning events and activities for AHC members and beyond

b. Facilitate team meetings, and provide mentorship and support in event planning to team members.

c. Collaborate with faculty, AHC executive members, and other student groups on various events

*Merion is also our GRC representative

Adam Daniel

Adam Daniel

TREASURER

Duties: 

a. Plan and organize the budget for the academic year

b. Examine financial situation of AHC on a monthly basis.

c. Supervise and help maintain monetary responsibility regarding spending on AHC projects and events

For more information on the exec duties download the Constitution and By-Laws

Calgary (Working) Papers in Linguistics is an annual journal which includes contributions in linguistics and related disciplines by linguistics faculty and students. The journal is entirely edited by the members of A Higher Clause! For more information on submission guidelines visit: https://sites.google.com/view/cwpl 

Contact us

Craigie Hall C211, University Drive,
2500 University of Calgary,
Calgary, Alberta
Email: ahigherclause@ucalgary.ca