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Grimm Receives Panini Award
Nadine Grimm receives the Panini Award for her "Grammar of Gyeli" and is an invited plenary speaker at the 13th ALT Conference on September 6, 2019 in Pavia, Italy.

Dunlap Receives ELDP Grant
Alexandrine Dunlap receives an ELDP grant to document the endangered Bantu language Gweno of Tanzania.

Processing Text in Python
Learn the basics of getting useful information from raw text using one of today's most popular programming languages. See the event poster (pdf) for more details.

Scott Grimm to Speak at SinFonIJA 12
Scott Grimm to give the invited plenary talk titled, Count, Non-Count and Counts: Quantitative Investigations of Countability, at the Workshop on Number, Numerals and Plurality taking place during the 12th Conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis (SinFonIJA 12) in Brno, Czech Republic.


Schubert Group Updates
Professor Len Schubert’s group in computer science has been actively working on semantic parsing, discourse inference, spatial relations, schema-based story processing, and managing casual dialogues in virtual humans. View the group updates page to learn more.


Request for Proposals
The Center for Language Sciences is seeking proposals for workshops of interest to the CLS community to be held in the 2019/2020 academic year. There will not be many constraints on the content or format of the workshops. However, in order to be considered, a workshop must be on some aspect of language that is of interest to at least two departments of the University of Rochester. All workshop proposals must have a CLS faculty sponsor. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2019. Contact Amanda Sherry for further information.


A Theory of Kinds for Generics?
Bernhard Nickel
Harvard University
Talk: 2-3 p.m.
Responses and discussion: 3-5 p.m.
View the event poster for more details.