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.

Meet our team!

Summer Abdalla

VP SOCIAL &
OFFICE SPACE COORDINATOR

Quinn Goddard

VP ACADEMIC & GRC REPRESENTATIVE

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Jesse Weir

LING DIVISION REPRESENTATIVE

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Francisco Ongay

WEBSITE TECH & CWPL EDITOR

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Cheryl Iwanchuk

VERBATIM LIAISON

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Adam Daniel

CWPL EDITOR

Mahyar Nakhaei

Mahyar nakhaei

MEMBER

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Kody Tufts

MEMBER

Duaa Abu Amsha

MEMBER

Peng Qui

MEMBER

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 the Annual General Meeting
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Our Execs

Duties:

a. Supervise the Executive team

b. Write Quality Money Grants

 

Quinn Goddard

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

*Quinn is also our GRC representative

Summer Abdalla

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

*Summer is also our Office Space Coordinator & Social Media Manager

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Dušan Nikolić

SECRETARY/ 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! The current issue can be found here. 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