Archive for the ‘Publications’ Category

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”.

Boas & Sag : Sign-Based Construction Grammar

Sesquikudos to Ivan Sag on the publication of his new book, Sign-Based Construction Grammar, (co-edited with Hans Boas), which provides an overview of the background and application of the SBCG framework!

Rickford Publishes Vernacular Education Resource

Our very own John Rickford has just published a new book, a biblographical resource (appropriately) entitled African American, Creole, and Other English Vernaculars in Education: A Bibliographical Resource. Take a look at this link for more info!

Munro Dissertation Oral Today

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to announce a dissertation oral: “Processing short-message communications in low-resource languages”, Rob Munro. Come to the Greenberg Room at 1pm today to hear all about it.

This dissertation investigates the inherent written variation found in the short-message communications of many languages, and explores how this variation can be modeled for natural language processing systems. Read the rest of this entry »

Updated Collaboration Graphs

Current Department

Graduate Student Collaborations

Faculty Collaborations

[Thanks Uriel!]