Linguistics Meet-Up

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Linguistics Meet-Up

Post by Admin on Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:43 pm

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Nickname: Alice
Age: 21
Alma Mater/Country: Wonderland U
What I'm looking for in a studybud: Someone to talk to about course materials (e.g. comparing books, notes, online resources, practice exercises), someone to quiz me or whom I can quiz, someone to teach me stuff we might skip and vice versa - so we should be around the same stage of our degree. Also, maybe, someone from Behind the Looking Glass? I'm planning on studying there for a semester or two.
Exchange student: Hopefully, will be
Meeting exchange students: Sure! I'd love to show you around and introduce you to all the weird people (bring a croquet flamingo)
I study: English Literature, 3rd semester of my BA
Best subjects: Interpretations & Intertextual References
Worst subjects: History of English Literature
Best habits: I'm pretty creative, so my notes are always colourful and fun ^.^
Worst habits: I often forget some stuff at home or oversleep and miss lectures...
Favourite book: Lord of the Rings
Other fandoms: Dan & Phil, Victor Hugo, Hannibal, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, League of Legends, Photography, Fantasy Books (esp. A Song of Ice and Fire and LotR)
Educational topics I'm really passionate about: I love analyzing how a writer's circumstances influenced his or her writing - what was considered to be normal or shocking, you know? I also love Old English texts and if I could find someone to geek out with me over Beowulf, that'd be magical. Oh, oh, maybe we could even write sonnets to each other?
I'd like this to: go from Private Message to Skype, when we hit it off? I also don't think I have time for more than two studybuddies, so once their places are filled, I'll just edit this to say that I've found my CHOOOOSEN ONES Nyancat

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Re: Linguistics Meet-Up

Post by Lady J on Thu Oct 08, 2015 8:43 pm

Nickname: Lady
Age: 20
Alma Mater/Country: Canada
What I'm looking for in a studybud: a conversationalist, a sounding board and a debating opponent (in a super friendly non-formal way).
Exchange student: In two more years, it's going to happen. I wait. Patiently.
I study: Linguistics major and PoliSci minor, 1st year
Best subjects: Philosophy
Worst subjects: ...calculus and chemistry? I haven't taken those since high school... So maybe, Latin? It gets really dull. I'm not really bad at school subjects...
Best habits: I obsess and get sucked into work for hours on end and therefore have perfect notes and detailed reports. I can hold a discussion about anything even if I know nothing about the topic (hopefully the other person does).
Worst habits: I forget to eat and sleep. I then sleep through my alarm, missing the test that I fell asleep reviewing for. And don't get my broken window fixed until it's freezing. I get off track really fast, ADHD.
Favourite book: Good Omens
Other fandoms: Miraculous Ladybug, Discworld, Star Trek, Full Metal Alchemist, most shoujo manga, DC comics, X-Men, Deadpool, old school Spy stuff (before Bond) and war history.
Educational topics I'm really passionate about: Etymology, the relation between languages and cultures, historical linguistics, alphabets, philosophy, politics, and learning languages in general. I travel a lot so I'm really into the international scene and getting to know (especially) foreign concepts from another culture's perspective. I can get into shouting matches concerning human rights, and I have a bit of a jaded view on the effects of money and its actual distribution. Also, I love poetry and creative writing.
I'd like this to: be more of a general posting platform. Maybe further down the line I'll find myself chatting more with a few people in particular and then buddy up or whatever. But for now I'm good with forums.

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