Extreme Makeover – Homepage Edition

Extreme Makeover – Homepage Edition

I spent a lot of time this summer working with colleagues on designing new websites for the LSC and Langscape (new versions go live in Sept). This made it clear that my own home on the internet had become painfully primitive. I was ahead of the curve when I built my...
Raise a glass for Drs Lago and Parker

Raise a glass for Drs Lago and Parker

Congrats to Dr Dan Parker and Dr Sol Lago, who have finished their PhDs and are moving onwards and upwards. Dan’s dissertation is The Cognitive Basis for Encoding and Navigating Linguistic Structure. He’ll be moving one state away and a couple of hundred...
Kiplin Hall Workshop

Kiplin Hall Workshop

Kiplin Hall in North Yorkshire, England, is the ancestral home of the Calvert family, founders of Maryland, and owners of the plantation where the University of Maryland was created. We are looking forward to holding a workshop on language and memory there on Aug 31...
New paper on anaphora and parsing

New paper on anaphora and parsing

Our first foray into open access publishing with Frontiers is now complete. Wow — that was fast! Our paper on constraints on anaphora in parsing, led by Wing Yee Chow and Shevaun Lewis, was submitted at the start of April, went through 2 rounds of review and...
Allyson wins NSF fellowship

Allyson wins NSF fellowship

Congrats to Allyson Ettinger on winning a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship provides 3 years of research support, in the form of stipend, tuition, and access to other resources, and is worth around $130,000 for 2014-2017. Allyson’s...