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The Sesquipedalian

The newsletter of the Stanford Department of Linguistics is published every Friday during the academic year.

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Nov 15 2019
Chris Potts was at Cornell University yesterday on November 14 to present a talk titled "Fair Adversial Tasks for Natural Language Understanding" at their Department of Computer Science as part of their Fall 2019 Colloquium.
Nov 15 2019
Ohio State University will be joined by a couple of our Stanford linguists, Cleo Condoravdi and Paul Kiparsky, at their Formal Diachronic Semantics conference from November 15-16. Cleo is an invited speaker, presenting "The rise of possessive modality" while Paul is presenting "The renewal of...
Nov 15 2019
Earlier this week on November 11, alumni Robert Munro (Ph.D. '12), Emily Bender (Ph.D. '01), and their research was featured in a New York Times article, "We Teach A.I. Systems Everything, Including Our Biases," which discussed language bias in artificial intelligence. Their blog post "Diversity in...

Upcoming Events

James Stanford
Dartmouth College
November 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
Type: Linguistics Colloquium
Gasper Begus
University of Washington
November 22, 2019 - 11:00am
Type: P-interest Workshop
Boris Harizanov
November 22, 2019 - 1:30pm
Type: SMircle