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The Sesquipedalian

The newsletter of the Stanford Department of Linguistics.


May 22 2015
Congrats and sesquikudos to Jeremy Calder, who has been selected to receive one of Stanford's Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence (DARE) Doctoral Fellowships starting in Autumn 2015.  This is a two-year fellowship intended to prepare students for an academic career, and in particular to...
May 22 2015
Paul Kiparsky was recently a guest on a BBC4 segment on Panini! You can check it out here (the segment begins at 0:50, and Paul is introduced at 4:50).
May 22 2015
This past weekend, Dan Jurafsky delivered the commencement speech for the students graduating from the UC Berkeley Department of Linguistics!
May 22 2015
SALT 25 last weekend was a rousing success! Thanks to everyone who pitched in to make it a great event. Here is a photo of many of the Stanford affiliates who attended, including numerous past, current, and one incoming graduate students. Many more photos are available here.
May 22 2015
Dan Jurafsky and Chris Potts took part in a presentation on "Mapping the 'Social Genome'" at the Stanford Data Science Initiative Annual Meeting on April 29.

Upcoming Events

Julia Fine
Stanford University
May 27, 2015 - 4:15pm
Type: SMircle
Valentine Hacquard
University of Maryland
May 28, 2015 - 4:00pm
Type: Cognition and Language Workshop
May 29, 2015 - 9:30am
Type: Fieldwork Group