Congratulations to this year’s MA program graduates, Yuliya Manyakina and James Tanner!
Yuliya has a job as the Communications and Events Manager at The Language Conservancy, a non-profit organization that provides support to endangered languages. As a PR manager, Yuliya will be responsible for maintaining all communications within the organization, as well as with the public, to advance awareness of language revitalization and the goals of The Language Conservancy.
Yuliya’s first project will be promoting an upcoming documentary, calling Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi. Her MA thesis is “Two types of ‘incorporation’ in Mi’gmaq”, supervised by Jessica Coon and Lisa Travis.
James‘ MA thesis title is “The Representation and Processing of Inflectional Morphology: The Prosodic Dual-Route Hypothesis”, supervised by Heather Goad. He will be working as an RA/TA at the University of Kent and is interested in pursuing a career in computational linguistics.