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Apr 20 2018
Judith Degen will be presenting "Overinformativeness? Rationally Redundant Reference" on April 23 as part of the Symbolic Systems Forum series.
Apr 20 2018
On April 19, John R. Rickford gave the Third Annual Allsopp Memorial Lecture at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. The lecture was titled, "Richard Allsopp: Pioneer Champion of Quantitative Sociolinguistics and the Systematicity of Caribbean Creole English."
Apr 20 2018
Congratulations to Lelia Glass, who has been awarded a scholarship from the Northern California Association of Phi Beta Kappa! These scholarships are awarded every year to graduate students at Northern California universities, intended to support students in their ongoing studies. Previous...
Apr 20 2018
Dan Jurafsky gave the inaugural lecture for the University of Arizona's Data Science Institute Open House yesterday, on April 19. He spoke on "The Language of Food." Just one day later, today, he will give a talk at the Exploratorium as part of their "Pairings: Cultivating a Taste for Science...
Apr 20 2018
Rebekah Baglini will be presenting "Adjective Specific Intensification in Wolof" at the 2018 West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 36 this weekend from April 20-22, hosted at the Department of Linguistics at UCLA.

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