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Past Events

Below we list past events hosted specifically by the Linguistics Department. To see the interdisciplinary past events on campus, go to the calendar.

Jun
6
2018

QP Fest and Demoz Prize Award Ceremony

3:30 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Presentation of qualifying paper research by graduate students, Demoz Prize Award Ceremony to graduating senior.

May
18
2018

Colloquium: Jeff Lidz Topic: 2nd Year Syntax

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

There is a paradox in language acquisition concerning the perception of linguistic input. If learners can veridically parse the input,...

May
16
2018

Phonatics: Dave Ogden

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Dave Ogden from the Department of Linguistics at the University of Michigan will be presenting on "Perceptual adaptation and attitude...

Apr
18
2018

Careers with Linguistics

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Featuring a presentation from the NU Career Advancement and organized by the Linguistics department and the Association of Linguistics students...

Mar
2
2018

Prospective student visit 2018

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Prospective Graduate Student visit: Tour of Linguistics labs and campus; Individual meetings w/faculty, reception

Feb
28
2018

Phonatics: Sayuri Hayakawa

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Morality & Mental Imagery in a Foreign Language Using a foreign language has been shown to change our choices. It can...

Feb
21
2018

Phonatics: Jennifer Cole

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Title: "Quantifying phonetic variation in imitated speech: An argument for acoustic landmark analysis"   Abstract: Speech is known to be highly variable across...

Feb
7
2018

Phonatics: Allison Hilger

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Title: Manipulating prosody: speech-acoustic responses to vocal feedback perturbations prior to phrasal prominence Abstract : Prosody, the use of acoustic features...

Jan
31
2018

Phonatics: Timo Roettger

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Title: The tune drives the text – the role of intonation in linguistic change Abstract: Segmental and prosodic aspects of speech...

Jan
18
2018

NLP Group

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

The NLP group will be having it's tri-weekly reading group. The topic and paper are TBD.

Dec
13
2017

Phonatics: LSA practice talks

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Faculty and student practice talks for the upcoming LSA conference: https://www.linguisticsociety.org/node/8208/schedule Talks are scheduled to be approximately 20 minutes each. 

Dec
1
2017

NLP Reading Group meeting

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

The first meeting will be a bit of discussion as well as a bit of deciding on logistics like meeting...

Nov
27
2017

Griffiths / Kriegeskorte Dialogue

4:00 PM - 6:15 PM, sponsored by Cognitive Science Program

CogSci Dialogue: Is the route to understanding human intelligence paved with big data?Invited speakers: Tom Griffiths (UC Berkeley) and Niko...

Nov
15
2017

Phonatics: Suyeon Im (UIUC)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Talk by Suyeon Im (UIUC). Evaluating the domain of f0 encoding with imitated speech What is the appropriate segmentation of a phrasal...

Nov
8
2017

Phonatics: Forced alignment tutorial

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Tutorial on forced alignment tools, with a focus on the FAVE aligner (http://fave.ling.upenn.edu/) led by Emily Cibelli and Eleanor Chodroff. Please...

Nov
1
2017

Phonatics: Teresa Pratt (Stanford University)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Talk by Teresa Pratt (Stanford University). Embodying toughness: LOT-raising, /l/-velarization, and retracted articulatory setting Recent work on sociolinguistic style has considered the...

Oct
25
2017

Phonatics: Ann Bradlow (Ling)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

High variability speech training in and out of the lab Ann BradlowDepartment of Linguistics What is the most effective way to...

Oct
24
2017

Dan Jurafsky

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Cognitive Science Program

"Automatically Extracting Social Meaning from Language" Professor Jurafsky will describe three lines of research from our lab on computationally extracting social...

Oct
6
2017

Back-to-School Mixer

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Linguistics Department

Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and staff are welcome to mingle and enjoy light snacks and beverages while discussing what we all...

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