LINGUIST 395: Research Workshop

Spring 2019 Dan Jurafsky

Qualifying Paper Workshop: Student presentations of research toward qualifying papers

127B Margaret Jacks Hall (Ivan A. Sag Room)
Tuesdays 3:00-4:20pm

Syllabus

Week Date Topics
1 April 2
Topics for QP, timelines, committees, etc
  • In which everyone talks about their QP topic ideas, context, committees.
2 April 12 (Friday!!)
QP Fest!!!
3 April 16
Discussion of QP Fest
4 April 23
Advice from students on prior QPs
5 April 30
Progress reports
6 May 7
Progress reports
7 May 14
Nay
8 May 21
Elisa
9 May 28
Lily
10 June 4
No class ; Problem statement, next steps, bibliography, timeline due
  • Submit a 1-page problem precis specifying the issue(s) you are investigating in your QP, your progress towards resolving them, and the next steps you anticipate. Attach a copy of your refined timeline and a bibliography containing some critical references.

Course Information

Logistics

Instructor
Dan Jurafsky (jurafsky@stanford.edu)
Office: Margaret Jacks 117
Office Hours: TBD
Course Description
Qualifying Paper Workshop: Student presentations of research toward qualifying papers

Required Work

Weekly presentation and discussion, and the following steps toward the qualifying paper by the end of the term: timelines, problem statements/progress reports/abstracts, (annotated) bibliographies.