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Jabberwocky Words In Linguistics Workshop Feb 11-12 UMass & UniBuc

Jabberwocky Words In Linguistics 2022 Conference Poster with Zoom Link: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/3510456920

Jabberwocky Words in Linguistics:

 Making Sense through Nonsense.  Making Sense of Nonsense.

 

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is because everything would be what it isn't.  And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?"

-Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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UMass and University of Bucharest Team up for Recursion Conference

Recursion Across Languages. The Intricacies of Babel. June 1 and 2, 2021 Conference Poster

The University of Bucharest and the University of Massachusetts Amherst will team up this June 1-2 for two days filled with workshops and current research on recursion.  Organized by Adina Camelia Bleotu of Unibuc and Deborah Foucault of UMass, the online workshop entitled “Recursion Across Languages: The Intricacies of Babel” aims at bringing into discussion recent theoretical and experimental research on recursive structures across languages.  Keynote speaker will be Dr. Tom Roeper from the LInguisitics Department and Director of the Language Acquisition Lab UMass Amherst. 

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This lab is part of the UMass Amherst Linguistics Department