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The Sesquipedalian

The newsletter of the Stanford Department of Linguistics.


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)...
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...

Upcoming Events

Andreas Trotzke
University of Konstanz
May 24, 2016 - 12:00pm
Type: SemPrag Workshop
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