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The Sesquipedalian

The newsletter of the Stanford Department of Linguistics.

News

May 19 2016
Congratulations to Sharese King, who has received one of Stanford's Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence (DARE) Doctoral Fellowships! This two-year fellowship is intended to prepare recipients for a successful faculty career, and in particular to support their commitment to using diversity...
May 19 2016
Paul Kiparsky is a keynote speaker at the "Versification: Metrics in Practice" conference in Helsinki, Finland, next week from May 25 - 27. The title of his talk is "On the Functional Differentiation of Metrical Forms." Grad student Daniel Galbraith will also give a talk at the conference, titled "...
May 19 2016
This year's Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (May 2-28 in Portorož, Slovenia) features papers by Chris Manning, Natalia Silveira, Sebastian Schuster, and alum Marie-Catherine de Marneffe (in collaboration with one another and with others): "Universal Dependencies v1: A Multilingual...
May 19 2016
Dan Jurafsky and Chris Potts will be speaking at the "Mathematical analysis of cultural expressive forms: text data" workshop at the Cultural Analytics Institute at UCLA on May 23-27, 2016.
May 19 2016
Congratulations to the following liguistics undergraduates, who have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa membership!  James Bradbury (BA, Linguistics) Tyler Lemon (BAH, Linguistics) Meredith Pelrine (BAH, Anthropology; BA, Linguistics) Jacqueline Speiser (MS, Computer Science; Minor in Linguistics)...

Upcoming Events

David Barner
University of California San Diego
May 26, 2016 - 3:30pm
Type: Cognition and Language Workshop
Keith Cross
Stanford University
May 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
Type: P-interest Workshop