Student Linguists at MUN (SLAM)

Student Linguists at Memorial (SLAM) is the undergraduate and graduate student society for the Department of Linguistics at Memorial University. 

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SLAM Executive
Emma-Jean Thomson

"My name is Emma-Jean Thomson and I am excited to be this year’s SLAM President! I am a fourth-year Linguistics major and Psychology minor. I look forward to meeting you all this year when we “hopefully” return to campus!"Emma-Jean

Emily Murphy

"Hi everyone! I'm Emily, this year's SLAM vice president! I'm in my 3rd year of Linguistics and Psychology. When I'm not studying, working or volunteering, I am known to be an avid nap taker! I can't wait to meet new people and see all the things we get to do this year."Emily

Courtney Pearce
Events Coordinator

"Hi! My name is Courtney and I am a 4th year linguistics major with a minor in psychology. In my free time I’m an avid reader and I love to geek about anything MCU or Star Wars. I’m so excited to be the events coordinator this year and I look forward to meeting you all soon!"

Courtney Pearce 

Leah Bugden
Social Media Coordinator

"My name is Leah Bugden and I am excited to be the Social Media Coordinator for SLAM this year. I am a fourth-year Linguistics major, with a minor in French, and I am hoping to get a bachelor’s degree in Education afterwards. I also teach pottery classes and love crocheting!"Leah



Grace Carey


"Hi everyone! My name is Grace and I am so excited to be a member at large this year! I am a third year linguistics and psychology major with aspirations to continue into Speech Pathology. In my free time I love to knit and drink more tea and cold brew than is healthy. I am looking forward to meeting you all!"Grace

Cassidy Benson

Member at Large

"My name is Cassidy Benson and I’m a 2nd year Linguistics Major and Psychology Minor and am excited to be a member at large with SLAM! In my spare time I like to play volleyball and I love to hike."Cassidy