"Linguistics in the Digital Era" Lecture Series Thursday, July 18, 2019, 7 – 8:30pm
"Linguistics in the Digital Era" Lecture Series
Room:Ballroom ABC
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Cost:Free
Event Type:Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:Linguistic Institute faculty
Sponsored by:Linguistic Society of America; UC Davis Department of Linguistics, Office of the Provost, and College of Letters and Science

The Department of Linguistics is hosting the 2019 Linguistic Society of America's Linguistic Institute and invites the public to seven keynote lectures at 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, June 25-July 18 (except July 4). All lectures at the Conference Center except for the June 27 talk that will be held in Rock Hall.

  • Tuesday, June 25 — Adele Goldberg, Princeton University, on language learning in children.
  • Thursday, June 27 — John Baugh, Washington University at St. Louis, on linguistics evidence in court cases. (Rock Hall)
  • Tuesday, July 2 — John Goldsmith, University of Chicago, on computational linguistics.
  • Tuesday, July 9 — Pamela Munro, UCLA, on topic to be announced.
  • Thursday, July 11 — Erin Wilkinson, University of New Mexico, on kinship terminology in 40 signed languages.
  • Tuesday, July 16 — Bernard Comrie, UC Santa Barbara, on indigenous languages of the Andaman Islands.
  • Thursday, July 18 — Patricia Cukor-Avila, University of North Texas, on linguistic insights from a 1988-2018 study of African American English in a rural Texas town.

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