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Syntax and Semantics Activities at Stanford

SMircle (Stanford Syntax and Morphology Circle) — A forum for members of the Stanford and neighboring linguistics community to present and share their ongoing research in syntax-morphology in a workshop-like setting.

CUSP (California Universities Semantics and Pragmatics)

The Construction of Meaning Workshop — The Construction of Meaning workshop has been in existence as an informal study group holding discussion meetings, presentations of ongoing student and faculty work and guest lectures for several years.

Semfest — The Semantics Fest is a one-day mini-conference held at the end of Winter Quarter, devoted to the presentation of ongoing research on semantics and pragmatics by students, visitors, and faculty.

SPLaT — The Stanford Psychology of Language Tea is a biweekly forum where students and faculty from Linguistics and Psychology get together to talk about ongoing psycholinguistics research. Some presenters are from outside Stanford, but this is a place where a lot of experimental syntax done by Stanford linguists gets presented.

S-Trend — The Syntax and semantics TRilateral weekEND is a yearly opportunity for syntacticians and semanticists from Stanford, Berkeley, and Santa Cruz to get together and hear about research going on at each school.

SPiFi — A discussion group where students and faculty collaboratively discuss data from unfamiliar languages and get hands on experience conducting primary research in semantics and pragmatics.

Department Colloquia — Upcoming colloquia are announced in the Department's newletter, The Sesquipedalian.