Graduate Student

Dear CALICO graduate student and other interested members,

The main focus of the Grad Student SIG is to foster opportunities for networking, research, and collaborative work among graduate student members and the community of scholars in CALICO.

We would like to invite you all, especially those of you who are graduate students, to be part of this SIG and take an active role in making it grow professionally and academically.

If you are interested in becoming involved, first, be sure to sign up for our email list so that you get all the news and announcements.

Also, join our Slack channel to get involved as a committee member. There, you can join Threads that you are interested in helping out with!

2023-2024 Board

Chair: Lillian Jones (

Past Chair: Denis Uebiyev

Co-Chairs: Ali Asiri ( and Uliana Ovsiannikova (

Committee: Dini Arini, Eugenie Mainake, Francesca Marino, Hiba Ibrahim, Michele Mileusnich, Mazen Alyobi, Mukib Khan, Shayna Katz

Benefits to being a CALICO Graduate Student

  • Yearly conference opportunities
     – Present your own work, attend workshops, presentations, & panels, network, etc.
     – Volunteer opportunities (reduced/free registration)
  • Webinars, workshops, panels & other professional development events
     –  Subscribe to the CALICO listserv.
  • Discounted organization membership ($30) and conference registration fees
  • Access to CALICO Journal
  • Eligibility to apply for CALICO awards
     – *Annual Outstanding Graduate Student Award
  • Access to bring questions & concerns to CALICO board
  • Opportunities to join different Special Interests Groups (e.g., Gaming, VR, SLA,
  • A supportive academic community
  • Affiliation with a prestigious, long-standing organization (put on your CV!)

Connect with the Graduate Student SIG on SlackFacebook, and LinkedIn!

Find us and our updates on Twitter using the hashtag #CALICOGrad

Some past newsletters about SIG activities: