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The Sesquipedalian

The newsletter of the Stanford Department of Linguistics.


Oct 1 2015
Please join us in congratulating Annette D'Onofrio, who was awarded fourth place in the top LSA Annual Meeting abstracts this year, for her abstract, "Persona-based information and memory of a sociolinguistic variable!" Annette will be officially recognized during the 2016 LSA Annual Meeting. 
Oct 1 2015
We are pleased to announce the new Linguistics Department Graduate Student Representatives: Masoud Jasbi and Rob Voigt!
Oct 1 2015
Several Stanford linguists will be presenting posters at the 2015 Annual Meeting on Phonology in Vancouver on October 9 - 11: Kate Lynn Lindsey: Solving Chuvash stress with sonority-sensitive feet Arto Antilla and Ryan Heuser: Phonological and metrical variation across genres Ph.D. alum Lev...
Oct 1 2015
This September Cleo Condoravdi taught a course on negation and polarity at the Göttingen Spirit Summer School on Negation from September 14 to 17. She also gave a talk on "Polarity Reversal in Counterfactuals" on Sept 19 at the workshop on negation at the University of Göttingen.
Oct 1 2015
Eve Clark will be giving an invited talk on "Why interaction promotes language acquisition" at the XXIV Congresso Nazionale Airipa in Italy on October 9 - 10.
Oct 1 2015
Dan Jurafsky was invited to speak on KQED's program "Forum with Michael Krasny" about topics in his book, "The Language of Food," last Friday, September 25. Listen to the full podcast here! Dan Jurafsky will also be giving the Linguistics colloquium talk "Extracting social meaning from language:...

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