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The Sesquipedalian

The newsletter of the Stanford Department of Linguistics.

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Feb 23 2018
Vera Gribanova will travel to Indiana University, Bloomington to present a plenary talk titled "Case, agreement and differential subject marking across Uzbeck nonfinite clause types" at the Conference on Central Asian Languages and Linguistics (ConCALL 3) on March 2-4.
Feb 23 2018
Congratulations to Stanford researchers Jennifer Eberhardt, Rob Voigt, Nicholas Camp, Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, William Hamilton, Rebecca Hetey, Camilla Griffiths, David Jurgens, and Dan Jurafsky, whose PNAS article, "Language from police body camera footage shows racial disparities in officer...
Feb 23 2018
Cleo Condoravdi gave a talk earlier this week on February 21 at the Nuance Artificial Intelligence and Language Seminar (NAIL). Her talk was titled "Imperative Force."
Feb 23 2018
Boris Harizanov traveled to snowy Chicago last week (February 16), to deliver a talk titled "A unified approach to the syntactic movement of heads and phrases" at the University of Chicago's Morphology and Syntax Workshop.
Feb 23 2018
Richard ("Dick") Oehrle, who was on the Stanford Linguistics faculty in the mid-1970s, passed away on February 21 after a two-year battle with a brain tumor.  After leaving Stanford, Dick taught at the University of Arizona for many years.  He later worked in industry, for Cataphora, and then for...

Upcoming Events

Yoav Artzi
Cornell University
February 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
Gates Building, Room 219
Type: NLP Seminar
Gabor Angeli
Eloquent Labs
March 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Gates Building, Room 219
Type: NLP Seminar
Paul Kiparsky
March 2, 2018 - 12:15pm
Type: P-interest Workshop
Tessa Scott
March 2, 2018 - 1:30pm
Type: SMircle