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The Language of Food Featured in Boston Globe

Read the article here, which also includes an interview with the author himself!

Language of Food Media Update

Dan Jurafsky’s The Language of Food was recently featured on:

…and many more news outlets besides! Dan and the book will be featured on BBC Radio soon as well. We’ll keep you posted!

The Language of Food has Arrived!

And it’s making a splash! Click here to see the schedule for Dan’s bookstore tour.

Tour Highlights:
Sep 26, 2014 Talking at Penn
Sep 29-30, 2014 Talking at Royal Society workshop on Food and Data, Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire, UK
Oct 9, 2014 Talking at MIT

NPR And Beyond
Dan has also been a part of various radio conversations talking about his book, such as All Things Considered on NPR.

Dan and his book were also featured recently in the New York Times!.

And Dan and his book were ALSO featured in The Atlantic!.

Phew! In short, congratulations, Dan, and sesquikudos from a very proud department newsletter.

From United Hemisphere Magazine:

New Book by Rob Podesva and Devyani Sharma: “Research Methods in Linguistics”

Cambridge University Press has published a new, very comprehensive book Research Methods in Linguistics, edited by Rob Podesva and alum Devyani Sharma. Nice work!

New book by Emily Bender

Emily Bender, Stanford Linguistics PhD 2000, has just released a new book entitle Linguistic Fundamentals for Natural Language Processing: 100 Essentials from Morphology and Syntax. Check it out here.

Congratulations, Emily!

New Department collaborations pages

The Department collaborations pages have been updated! Check out our graphs of collaborations (published, presented, or submitted papers/posters) among:

  • faculty:

    Collaborations among current faculty
  • faculty and students:

    Collaborations between current faculty and current PhD students
  • students:

    Collaborations among current PhD students
  • everybody:

    Collaborations among all current faculty and PhD students


To all of the following:

  • Annie Zaenen, who had this Festschrift published in her honor. Many current and former Stanford folks contributed!
  • Brad Davidson (PhD, 1998), who over a year ago was promoted to General Manager at Ogilvy CommonHealth Behavioral Insights, a division of Ogilvy and Mather. CommonHealth’s work is healthcare communications, an area Brad delved into in his dissertation, Interpreting Medical Discourse: A Study of Communication in a Hospital Clinic. Read more here.
  • Janneke Van Hofwegen, who received the 2013 Presidential Honorary Membership Award at the American Dialect Society Annual meeting at the LSA in Boston – awarded to students who have “promise of continuing contributions to our field and to the American Dialect Society”.