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Upcoming Language Science Talks

Every week there are talks and events in language science all across the university. Here is a sampling of what’s coming up. Please drop us a line to let us know about other talks to include in these mailings (ckajtar@umd.edu).

Wednesday, December 4
11:00am – 12:00pm *** TALK POSTPONED TO SPRING ***
CLIP Talk: Karen Livescu, University of Chicago
Learning from Speech Production for Improved Recognition
4172 A.V. Williams Building (AVW)

11:00am – 12:00pm
HESP Talk: Yasmeen Faroqi-Shah, University of Maryland
Mental Representation of Verbs
2208 Lefrak Hall

Thursday, December 5
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Language Science Lunch talk: Anna Lukyanchenko (UMD Second Language Acquisition)
St Mary’s Hall Multipurpose Room

3:30pm – 5:30pm
Cognitive Science Colloquium: Marina Bedny (Johns Hopkins)
Nature & Nurture in Human Cognition: Evidence from Studies of Blindness
Bioscience Research Building 1103

Friday, December 6
11:00am – 12:00pm
CLIP Talk: Yejin Choi (Stony Brook University)
From Language to the Mind: Learning to Read Deception, Nuanced Connotation and the Likely Success of Novels
4172 A.V. Williams Building (AVW)

Wednesday, December 11
11:00am – 12:00pm
CLIP Talk: Adnan H. Yahya (Birzeit University)
Efficiency Enhancement Tools for Arabic Text Search and Processing
3258 A.V. Williams Building (AVW)

Thursday, December 12
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Language Science Lunch Talk: Rachael Richardson (UMD Linguistics)
St Mary’s Hall Multipurpose Room