On Monday, May 1, at 3:30 p.m., Dr. Gregory Hickok (University of California, Irvine) will be speaking on “The computational neuroanatomy of speech production in the context of a dual stream framework for language”. The talk will be held in room 103, Totem Field Studios (2613 West Mall). All are welcome!
On Wednesday, April 12, Sophia Malamud (Brandeis) will give a talk on “What English reverse-polarity tags can tell us about Mandarin particle ‘ba’ and vice versa: from corpus data to a model of conversation”. The talk will begin at 12:15 pm, and will be held in room 103 of Totem Field Studios (2613 West Mall). […]
Dr. Marina Kalashnikova (Western Sydney University) will give a talk entitled “Learning to speak – learning to read: Early precursors of literacy skills” (abstract below) on Tuesday, March 21 at 10:30 am. The talk will take place in the Suedfeld Lounge (room 2510) in the Kenny Building (2136 West Mall). All are welcome! Abstract: Reading […]
The final talk in the Language Science Talks! Gold Medal Speaker Series lectures will take place on Tuesday, March 28 at 3:30 pm in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum (2212 Main Mall). Dr. Simon E. Fisher (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics/Donders Brain and Language Institute) will be speaking on “A molecular genetic perspective on speech and […]
The fourth of the Language Science Talks! Gold Medal Speaker Series lectures will take place on Tuesday, March 14 at 3:30 pm in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum (2212 Main Mall). Dr. Sandra Waxman (Northwestern) will be speaking on “What’s it all about: How (and how early) do infants link language and cognition?” (abstract below). If […]
On Monday, March 6, Dr. Maite Taboada (Simon Fraser University) will be speaking on “Sentiment Analysis and Online Content: How to Make Sense of Too Much Information” (full abstract below). This talk is jointly presented by the UBC Departments of Linguistics and Computer Science and the UBC iSchool. The talk will begin at 12 noon […]