15 February 2016

Seth Cable talks in Semantics Workshop

Seth will be presenting his paper “The Curious Implicatures of Optional Past Tense in Tlingit (and other languages,” in Semantics Workshop this week. Semantics Workshop meets on Wednesday in ILC N458 from 12:20-1:10.



14 February 2016

Lingle on Tuesday

This term’s Lingle (the Linguistics Majors Mingle) will meet on Tuesday, February 16, at 5PM in ILC N400. The Lingle will be devoted to the ways in which majors can prepare for non-academic jobs.

Ethan Poole speaks in Syntax Workshop

In compliance with the UMass calendar, Syntax Workshop will meet this week on Tuesday, Feb. 16,  (instead of Monday) at 4PM in ILC N451. Ethan Poole will be giving his forthcoming GLOW talk “the locality of dependent Case."

PRG meets on Thursday

Brandon Prickett writes:

We're going to begin discussing journal articles in PRG at our next meeting (which will be on Thursday, 2/18). If you're interested in doing this with us and were not at the last meeting (on 2/4), then email me so I can include you in the email chain in which we discuss what will be presented (if you email me, I'll also explain what we're doing in more detail than I did here).

Masters in Computational Linguistics at Rochester University

The Computational Linguistics MS program at Rochester trains students to be conversant both in the analysis of language and in computational techniques applied to natural language. The curriculum consists of courses in Linguistics and Computer Science for a total of 32 credit hours.

Graduates from the Computational Linguistics MS program will be prepared for both further training at the PhD level in Computer Science and Linguistics and Computational Linguistics positions in industry. A growing number companies such as Google, Amazon.com, Nuance, LexisNexis, Oracle and many others are searching for employees with advanced degrees in Computational Linguistics for positions ranging from speech recognition technology to improving translation systems to developing bettermodels of language understanding. 

For fullest consideration, applicants should submit completed applications by March 1, though applications will continue to be considered as space permits. All documents and application materials should be uploaded in the online application (https://apply.grad.rochester.edu/apply/). Fees for applications received by February 15 waived (more information: https://apply.grad.rochester.edu/register/ASEwaiver). 

Direct questions to jeffrey.runner@rochester.edu

For more information about the program, go here.