ILST Seminar: Aini Li

November 17, 2023
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Aini Li Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   Co-occurrence, extension, and social salience: The emergence of indexicality in an artificial language   We investigated the emergence of sociolinguistic indexicality using an artificial-language-learning paradigm. Sociolinguistic indexicality involves the association of linguistic variants with nonlinguistic social or contextual features. Any linguistic variant can acquire “constellations” of […]

Call for Papers: PLC 48

November 17, 2023
12:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The 48th Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC 48) will be hosted at Penn March 16-17, 2024. Run by grad students in Penn Linguistics, they welcome submissions from faculty, grad students, undergrads & researchers.   Abstract submissions are are due Nov 17, 2023. For more information and to submit, please see the PLC Call for Papers website.

CNI seminar: Sama Ahmed

November 21, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Sama Ahmed Department of Psychology University of Washington, Seattle   Walking and Singing: The Neurobiology of Multitasking in Drosophila   Locomotion, such as walking or flying, is vitally important for the survival and fitness of practically all animals, and regularly occurs in tandem with other motor actions. Human locomotion, for example, may occur concurrently with […]