Dr. Wulf talked to us about the difference between semantics and pragmatics. He described his research into this subject which is outlined in these lecture notes.
Amir Zeldes from Georgetown University came to talk about his work. Slides
What does knowing sign language have to do with bilingualism? See here.
Babies and how they are amazing at reading slides.
These metrics describe and quantify how well a machine translates from one language to another. Slides.
Regular languages are regular. Slides.
I’d say this was a pseudolecture. Slides
Whether or not you are interested in computational linguistics, this should be interesting to you.
Society seems to affect language. Slides. #change