Month: November 2007

  • Panel discussion on Language (In)Tolerance

    Breaking Grounds: Connecting the Americas Series on History, Culture & Language Forum/Panel on Language (In)Tolerance Tuesday, November 20, 6-8pm Library Lounge of Ida Noyes

  • John Goldsmith and Jerry Sadock Elected Honorary Fellows by the LSA

    John Goldsmith and Jerry Sadock were elected Fellows of the Linguistics Society of America. The Fellows program was established in 2005 to recognize extraordinary contributions and service to the discipline and the Society. There will be a recognition ceremony for the 2008 Fellows immediately before the Presidential Address at the LSA meeting on Saturday, January…

  • Interdisciplinary Panel on Artificial Intelligence

    Are you interested in – What are intelligence and thought, and how can they be emulated? Where is current AI research heading? Will computers ever be able to truly model the mind? Will robots become our new overlords? The UofC ACM presents: An Interdisciplinary Panel on Artificial Intelligence and Related Fields Wednesday, Nov. 14, 5:00pm…

  • Alan Yu’s Book Published

    Alan Yu‘s new book, A Natural History of Infixation, has been published by the Oxford University Press, in their Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics series. Other books published in that series include Jason Merchant‘s The Syntax of Silence: Slucing, Islands, and the Theory of Ellipsis!

  • CSLI Books for Free!

    CSLI has posted full PDFs of many of their books for free download. There are a lot of goodies here. Don’t miss this great opportunity!