LangSci talk by Steffen Eger on April 18th!

In our first LangSci talk of the semester, Steffen Eger, Heisenberg Group Leader of the Natural Language Learning Group (NLLG) at University of Mannheim, will give a talk on „Syntactic language change in English and German„.

The hybrid talk will take place in building A 2.2, room 2.02. and on MS Teams April 18th at 16:15!

C4: Successful PhD defense! 

We are very proud and happy to announce that a member of Project C4 was awarded his PhD degree!

Badr M. Abdullah defended his thesis „The Representation of Speech Variability and Variation in Deep Neural Networks“ on 1st March 2024.

Many congratulations to Badr!

LangSci talk by Michael Franke on March 19th! (Unusual Time)

In our next LangSci talk, Michael Franke, professor at the Department of Linguistics at the University of Tübingen, will give a talk on „Cognitive & Language Sciences in the age of Large Language Models„.

The hybrid talk will take place on Tuesday 19th in building A 2.2, room 2.02. and on MS Teams at 10:00!

A5: Successful PhD defense! 

We are very proud and happy to announce that a member of Project A5 was awarded her PhD degree!

Linda Sommerfeld defended her thesis „Predictive Language Processing in the Complex Visual World in Children and Adults“ on 22 February 2024.

Many congratulations to Linda!

LangSci talk by Arielle Borovsky on February 22nd!

In our next LangSci talk, Arielle Borovsky, Associate Professor in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, with a courtesy appointment in Psychological Sciences at Purdue University, and Mercator Fellow of the SFB 1102, will give a talk on „Building semantic networks in the early lexicon„.

The talk will take place as a hybrid event in building A 2.2, room 1.20.2 and on MS Teams on February 22nd at 16:15!

LangSci *Special Series* James Michaelov on February 8th!

In our next LangSci colloquium, James Michaelov from the Department of Cognitive Science at the University of California, San Diego, will give a talk on „What can language models tell us about the N400?„.

The talk will take place as a hybrid event in building A2.2, room 1.20.2 and via MS Teams next Thursday at 16:15!

LangSci *Special Series* Samar Husain on February 1st!

In our next LangSci colloquium, Samar Husain, Associate Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT Delhi will give a talk on „Limits to prediction during sentence comprehension in SOV languages„.

The talk will take place as a hybrid event in building A2.2, room 1.20.2 and via MS Teams next Thursday at 16:15!

LangSci talk by Steffen Eger on January 25th!

In our next LangSci talk, Steffen Eger, Heisenberg Group Leader of the Natural Language Learning Group (NLLG) at University of Mannheim, will give a talk on „Syntactic language change in English and German„.

The hybrid talk will take place in building A 2.2, room 2.02. and on MS Teams January 25th at 16:15!

LangSci *Special Series* Seana Coulson on January 18th!

In our next LangSci colloquium, Seana Coulson, Professor of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego will give a talk on „Distributional Semantics and Embodied Meaning: What do Large Language Models have to say?„.

The talk will take place as a hybrid event in building A2.2, room 1.20.2 and via MS Teams next Thursday at 16:15!

LangSci *Special Series* Christian Bentz on January 11th!

In our next LangSci colloquium, Christian Bentz Assistant Professor at the Department of General Linguistics, University of Tübingen will give a talk on „Language complexity in shallow and deep time„.

The talk will take place as a hybrid event in building A2.2, room 1.20.2 and via MS Teams next Thursday at 16:15!

 

Successfully