Archive for the ‘Faculty’ Category

Dan Jurafsky Speed Dating Research Featured

The work of Dan Jurafsky and researchers in the Department of Computer Science and the School of Education analyzing interactions from a speed dating corpus was recently featured in this Stanford Alumni article. Read all about it!

Condoravdi at Varieties of Agency Workshop: 2/18 at 5PM

Cleo Condoravdi will be giving a talk for the Varieties of Agency workshop, discussing her work on “Preference-Conditioned Necessities: Detachment and Practical Reasoning”. The talk will be in the Board Room of the Humanities Center.

All are welcome!

The Language of Food reviewed in The Jewish Journal!

Reviewed by alum Sarah Bunin Benor (Ph.D. 2004) – Read it here! Spoiler alert: reading Dan’s book may “significantly change” the way you look at the world.

Dan Jurafsky Featured in the New Yorker

Sesquikudos, Dan! And you can read all about it here.

John Rickford Now President of LSA

Congratulations to John Rickford, who is now officially the President of the Linguistic Society of America!

Look Who’s Talking!

Dan Lassiter will present “Adjectival vagueness in a Bayesian Model of Interpretation” at UCSD’s Cognitive Science 200 speaker series on Friday 1/23, and also at a UCLA Linguistics colloquium the following Friday.

The Language of Food Soars!

Dan Jurafsky and his book continue to make a splash, with features on local radio here, at the Santa Fe Institute, and more.

Congrats, and sesquikudos, Dan!

Jurfasky in New York Times and New York Magazine

The Language of Food got rave reviews in last week’s New York Times Sunday Book Review. Ever diverse in interests, Dan also had a whole “Love bites” article dedicated to his work on flirting detection in New York Magazine this week. Cool!