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Oct 19 2018
Our sociolinguists will be gone for the weekend -- at the Big Apple for the 47th New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) conference, hosted by New York University this year October 18-21: John Rickford is presenting the Saturday Plenary talk "Class and Race in the Analysis of Language Variation and...
Oct 19 2018
Dan Jurafsky is presenting "Does This Vehicle Belong to You? Processing the Language of Policing for Improving Police-Community Relations" at the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering in Boston, MA, on October 22, 2018.
Oct 19 2018
Paul Kiparsky is speaking at the  conference PlaCiG - On the place of case in grammar  taking place October 18-20 in Rethymnon, Crete, Greece.  The title of his talk is "Case Licensing: Evidence from Syncretism, Gaps, and Mismatches".  
Oct 19 2018
Chris Potts presented "Resolving semantic uncertainty pragmatically" on October 12 at a colloquium of the Department of Linguistics at New York University.
Oct 19 2018
Cleo Condoravdi presented "Factual Independence and Discourse Dependence for Biscuit Conditionals: Comments on Biezma & Goebel" at "The Many What Ifs" Conference taking place at the University of Konstanz October 11-13.