ILST seminar: Kyle Gorman

October 14, 2022
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Kyle Gorman Department of Linguistics CUNY   Black box phonology   There is recent interest in the abilities of neural network sequence-to-sequence models to acquire “irregular” morphophonological generalizations. While it is not often explicit, this body of work views such models as potential computational models of language acquisition. I argue that these models as they […]

SCEW Seminar: E. W. Tekwa

October 14, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

E. W. Tekwa Hakai Postdoctoral Fellow University of British Columbia   Meritocracy, Affirmative Action, and the American Dream   Academia does not represent the greater population but it is unknown what this implies for academia’s fairness and productivity. Existing measures of representation do not capture socioeconomic histories, and an intractable web of biological and social […]