2006 Colloquia

February 24

Florian Jaeger

Stanford University

Beyond Optionality: How Language Use Shapes Syntactic Selection

April 7

Paul Smolensky

Johns Hopkins University

Toward a unified science of language

April 14

John A. Hawkins

Cambridge University

Some Issues for a Processing Typology of Relative Clauses

October 27

Shalom Lappin

King's College, London

Stuart Shieber

Harvard University

Weak Bias Language Models and Universal Grammar

Jointly sponsored by The Symbolic Systems Program

December 1

John T. Hale

Michigan State University, visiting Stanford Fall 2006

Design Choices in Computer Models of Human Sentence Comprehension