Category Archives: Talks

A Space for Language: 10 Years of Linguistics at 10 Washington Place

Friday, November 15
6:00-7:30 Faculty Forum (5 Washington Pl.)
7:30-9:00 Reception & Linguistics Science Fair (10 Washington Pl.)

The NYU Linguistics Department is celebrating 10 years in 10 Washington Place. Join us on this commemorative evening to learn about child language development, social uses of language, meaning and interpretation, language and the brain, endangered languages, and more. A faculty forum will be followed by food, refreshments and a Linguistics Science Fair!

Faculty Forum Speakers
Moderated by Lisa Davidson, Department Chair

Lucas Champollion (NYU): Two switches and a light: what a logic puzzle tells us about language
Ailís Cournane (NYU): How children learn to talk about the mind
Patricia Irwin (Swarthmore, PhD ‘12): What a swear word reveals about grammar and social context
Laurel MacKenzie (NYU): What’s in a name? Linguistic richness in the study of names

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
To attend, reserve your ticket at:
https://sites.google.com/nyu.edu/10yrs10wp

Extra Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Colloquium @ the Grad Center

Extra Colloquium: Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 2:45-4pm 365 Fifth Ave. Room 7102 Loan-word adaptation in Palestinian Arabic and Hebrew Lior Laks/Bar-Ilan University This talk will examine language contact in Palestinian Arabic (PA) and Hebrew.  I will examine cases … Continue reading

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GC Ling. Colloquium: Andrew Rosenberg, 3/7, Prosody of Vocal Attractiveness

Andrew Rosenberg  (Google) Prosody of Vocal Attractiveness Abstract: A speaker’s voice impacts listeners’ perceptions of its owner, leading to inference of gender, age, personality, and even height and weight. In this chapter we describe research into the qualities of speech that … Continue reading

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Princeton Phonology Forum 2019

Love phonology? Come attend these free workshops at Princeton! https://linguistics.princeton.edu/pphf/  

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Geoffrey Pullum is Speaking at Columbia on Feb. 22!

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NYU Colloquium Announcement: Adeen Flinker (Tuesday February 12, 2019, 1:45pm, 665 Broadway, 9th floor)

NYU Communicative Sciences and Disorders Colloquium Announcement February 12, 2019 665 Broadway, 9th floor Conference Room 1:45-3:15 Adeen Flinker [med.nyu.edu], PhD NYU Langone, Department of Neurology Intracranial electrophysiology of speech perception and production For many decades, the neurobiological basis of language has … Continue reading

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GC Linguistics Colloquium: Charles Yang, 2/7/19 – The Linguistic Basis of Natural Number

GC CUNY Linguistics Colloquium Charles Yang  University of Pennsylvania The Linguistic Basis of Natural Number Abstract: Only humans learn language and only humans develop the concept of natural number: How are these two abilities related? I propose that the Successor Function, which … Continue reading

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Protected: GC Linguistics Colloquium – Spring 2019 Schedule

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Phonoaesthetics

In her article, “Why we like some words more than others,” Carmen Álvarez-Mayo discusses the idea of words that are “phonoaesthetically pleasing,” which is something I have always found intriguing. Naturally, everyone has a preference in the words they like … Continue reading

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Protected: PhD/MA/MSc Program: University of Alberta (with funding)

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Protected: Endangered Language Initiative – invited speaker Kate L. Lindsey, Wed. Dec. 12th, 6:30

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Protected: Prof. Alastair Pennycook to Visit the Hunter Ling Club Dec 11

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Protected: Endangered Language Institute: Invited speaker Kate L. Lindsey, Wed. Dec. 12th, 6:30

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Protected: Grad Center Sociolinguistics Lecture series, Mary Robinson, 11/30, Spelling Out Syntactic Variation

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Protected: GC CUNY Linguistics Colloquium: Janet Dean Fodor, Dec. 6: What’s so difficult about center-embedding?

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Protected: Sociolinguistics Lunch Lecture Series – Fall 2018: Heritage Language Teaching and the Neoliberal Turn in U.S. Higher Education

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