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30th UW/MS Symposium in Computational Linguistics (05/17/13)

The 30th UW/MS Symposium in Computational Linguistics Microsoft Research and University of Washington Time: 3:30-5PM, Fri 5/17/2013 Location: Paccar Hall, Room 291, University of Washington Come take advantage of this opportunity to connect with the computational linguistics community at Microsoft … Continue reading

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Linguistics Colloquium 05/10/13 – Sanghoun Song and Justin Goodenkauf

Friday, May 10, 2013 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. MGH 241 Resolving Discrepancies between Form and Meaning in Information Structure Sanghoun Song University of Washington This talk aims to provide a fine-grained way to resolve discrepancies between forms of expressing information … Continue reading

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2 More Spring Linguistics Electives: SLAV 351 and SLAV 425/HONORS 212E

SLAV 351 SLN 18700 HISTORY OF THE SLAVIC LANGUAGES Mon, Wed 1:30 – 3:20 Instructor: Belić (VLPA) 5 credits Introduction to the history of Slavic languages from the beginnings to the present time, including sound changes, morphology, vocabulary and the development … Continue reading

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Linguistics Colloquium 02/15/13 – Geoffrey Pullum

Anaphora, Ellipsis, and the Implications for Language Acquisition Geoffrey K. Pullum Brown University and University of Edinburgh Friday, February 15, 2013 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Paccar 291 Recent work has been showing increasing support for the idea that both anaphora (resolution … Continue reading

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Linguistics Colloquium 11/30/12 – Jodi Sandford

Call Me Blue – Proposal for an Idealized Cognitive Model of Color Jodi Sandford University of Perugia Friday, November 30, 2012 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Johnson 102 The polysemy of color terms in a given language is antagonistic and opponent, … Continue reading

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USC Undergraduate Conference in Linguistics 2012 Call for Papers (Abstracts Due: 08/01/12)

USC Undergraduate Conference in Linguistics:  Call for Papers The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, will host its first Undergraduate Conference in Linguistics on Friday/Saturday October 12-13, 2012. Undergraduate students are invited to submit a one page abstract-outline of a … Continue reading

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Linguistics Colloquium 03/02/12 – Jim Hoard – How Thought Shapes Language

How Thought Shapes Language Jim Hoard Friday, March 2, 2012 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. MGH 241 The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis of linguistic relativity has been championed in recent years by a number of scholars, for example, Lucy, Levinson, Wilkins, and Boroditsky. … Continue reading

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