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The Monday Mailing is a weekly email listing details of events over the next month which are relevant to those interested in language and linguistics. It aims to co-ordinate the dissemination of information about the various events relating to language research taking place throughout the University.

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: George Walkden. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

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NLIP Seminar Series

Pitfalls with ablation in neural network architectures

UserChristina Lioma (University of Copenhagen).

HouseComputer Lab, SS03.

ClockFriday 17 June 2022, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

(Modeling) Morality? On Machine Learning and Phrenology

UserZeerak Talat (Digital Democracies Institute, Simon Fraser University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockMonday 13 June 2022, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

An aperitivo of efforts against harming online contents: propaganda, hate speech, spam

UserAlberto Barrón-Cedeño (University of Bologna).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 10 June 2022, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Measuring Causal Effects of Data Statistics on Language Model Predictions

UserYanai Elazar (Bar-Ilan University).

HouseComputer Lab, FW26.

ClockWednesday 01 June 2022, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Ceylon Portuguese: Survival Against All Odds

UserProfessor Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya (Visiting Fellow, Lucy Cavendish College and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies School of Advanced Study, University of London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 19 May 2022, 17:00-17:50

NLIP Seminar Series

Neuro-Symbolic Deep Natural Language Understanding

UserLili Mou (University of Alberta).

HouseComputer Lab, FW26.

ClockTuesday 17 May 2022, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Participative multilingual identity education: Theory, evidence and impact of the ‘We Are Multilingual’ Campaign

UserMEITS WAM Project Team, University of Cambridge, Linda Fisher, Michael Evans, Karen Forbes, Angela Gayton (Glasgow), Yongcan Liu, Dee Rutgers (Sheffield Hallam).

House https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqd-mtqT0rE9Bsoi8plgq-jMoq1ExWFPv4.

ClockMonday 16 May 2022, 16:00-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Diagnosing AI Explanation Methods with Folk Concepts of Behavior

UserAlon Jacovi (Bar-Ilan University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 06 May 2022, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Postponed to ET] 'Lying, bullshit and Desinformatsiya'

To register for the talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvduuuqTkpHN2xDSsRYUvE0ePfHgq0xzc7. You will immediately be provided with a link to the talk upon registering. Please do not share these links with third parties.

UserChristopher Heffer (Cardiff University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 24 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Multilingual Autoregressive Entity Linking

UserNicola De Cao (University of Amsterdam, Huggingface).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 18 March 2022, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Hugging Face: a hub for the whole ML community to collaborate

UserNate Raw and Ömer Faruk Özdemir (HuggingFace).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 11 March 2022, 12:00-14:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

'When can you passivize causatives? A phase-based analysis'

To register for the talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYud-murjwjEt3yZ3AXJkcFOOK85zwVBmB3. You will immediately be provided with a link to the talk upon registering. Please do not share these links with third parties.

UserMichelle Sheehan (Newcastle University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 10 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Using NLP and graph theory to capture speech abnormalities in psychosis

UserCaroline Nettekoven (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 04 March 2022, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning from Past: Bringing Planning Back to Neural Generators

UserShashi Narayan (Google Research).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 25 February 2022, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Living in Kriolu, Learning in Portuguese: language ideologies and language education in Cape Verde

To register for this talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJElceCqqj8rHNCNkScsQHH_2tNV69WzD3ga

UserDr Nicola Bermingham, University of Liverpool.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 24 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

[POSTPONED] Parametric vs Nonparametric Knowledge, and what we can learn from Knowledge Bases

UserSebastian Riedel (Facebook AI Research and UCL).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 18 February 2022, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

V2, V3, and the left periphery of Finnish and Estonian

To register for this talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kcu2rrTMvE9FQR6ffKaOVTIUt5w4zGx8V. You will receive a link immediately after signing up.

UserAnders Holmberg (Newcastle University), Heete Sahkai (Institute of the Estonian Language), and Anne Tamm (Károli Gáspár University).

HouseOnline.

ClockWednesday 16 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards Out-of-distribution generalization in NLP

UserProf. He He (New York Univeristy).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 28 January 2022, 13:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Expectations vs. Reality: Lessons learned from Working on Toxic Content Detection in NLP

UserNedjma Ousidhoum (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 21 January 2022, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

CANCELLED

UserLotty Brand (University of Sheffield) .

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 03 December 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Sparse Latent Structure with Overlapping Constraints

UserVlad Niculae (University of Amsterdam).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 26 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Analyzing and Summarizing Movies using Turning Points

UserFrank Keller (University of Edinburgh).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The Role of Root Semantics in Determining Argument Alternations

To register for this talk, please use this link: https://forms.gle/E5rAVyaoMM4BbxKJ6

UserDr. John Beavers (University of Texas).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 18 November 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Revitalising Jèrriais: The Norman Language of Jersey

Please register for this webinar at: https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/centres/celc/conference-series

UserL'Office du Jèrriais.

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2021, 17:00-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

How language understanding unfolds in minds and machines

UserRoger Levy (MIT).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 12 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Ideophone patterns across Kiranti languages (Eastern Nepal),

Please register for this talk at https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/centres/celc/conference-series

UserDr Aimée Lahaussois (Université Paris 7).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2021, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Integrating Human Cognition with Natural Language Processing

UserYevgeni Berzak (Technion).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 05 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Phonotactics and rules interacting in change: understanding Mid-Scots θ-Debuccalisation and Late Middle English Syncope

To register for this link, please follow this link: https://forms.gle/5GCRb7HT8RUjJbvQA

UserPatrick Honeybone (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 November 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Toward Broad and Deep Language Understanding for Intelligent Systems

UserMarjorie McShane (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 22 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Empirical Results on Morphological Convergence in English

UserDr. Péter Rácz (Central European University, Budapest University of Technology, University of Canterbury)..

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Exploring Feedback Comment Generation for Language Learners

UserRyo Nagata (Konan University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 15 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Challenges in evaluating natural language generation systems

Note unusual time

UserMohit Iyyer (University of Massachusetts Amherst).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 11 June 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

How (not) to do (areal) phonological typology

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/vCtCxURPtUbranv57

UserPavel Iosad (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 10 June 2021, 17:30-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Beyond Facts: The Problem of Framing in Assessing What is True

Note unusual time

UserPhilip Resnik (University of Maryland).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 04 June 2021, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Interpretability in NLP: Moving Beyond Vision

Note unusual time

UserShuoyang Ding (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 28 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Typological Feature Prediction and Blinding for Cross-Lingual NLP

UserJohannes Bjerva (Aalborg University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 21 May 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Incorporating Structure into NLP Models with Graph Neural Networks

User Michael Schlichtkrull (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 14 May 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Ecological links between L2 learning and L1 change

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/XdoC5YnNfbS5USeb7

UserAntonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Adaptation and Control in Enterprise Language Technology

UserRyan McDonald (ASAPP).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 07 May 2021, 12:00-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Cross domain similarities and intra-person changes

UserMaria Liakata (University of Warwick).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 30 April 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Language contact in syntax: The view from Romanian

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/k4VN9jrfoq9z2FC9A

UserAdnana Boioc Apintei, Adina Dragomirescu, Alexandru Nicolae (Iorgu Iordan – Alexandru Rosetti Institute of Linguistics & University of Bucharest).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title TBD

UserRyan McDonald (Google).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 March 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Internal arguments disguised as external arguments: Lessons from an active alignment system

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/ofRcLr4aBxyZh7yP6

UserDr Matthew Tyler (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 16:45-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Representation Learning for Text Retrieval: Learning and Pretraining Strategies for Dense Retrieval

Unusual date and time

UserChenyan Xiong (Microsoft Research).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title TBD

Note unusual time

UserChenyan Xiong (Microsoft Research AI).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 15:00-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

[RESCHEDULED] Typological Feature Prediction and Blinding for Cross-Lingual NLP

RESCHEDULED TBD

UserJohannes Bjerva (Aalborg University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 05 March 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Papers with Code and the automatic extraction of results from papers

UserRobert Stojnic (Facebook / Papers with Code).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The role of language professionals in minority language revitalisation: Variation in rhotic production

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/bcgdZgxu4PbNjAqn6

UserDr Claire Nance (Lancaster University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title TBD

UserMariam Redi (Wikimedia).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The Science of Knowledge Equity - Research at Wikimedia

UserMiriam Redi, Diego Saez (Wikimedia Foundation).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Detecting the "Fake News" Before It Was Even Written, Media Literacy, and Flattening the Curve of the COVID-19 Infodemic

UserPreslav Nakov (Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), HBKU).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 12 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Graph-Based Framework for Structured Prediction Tasks in Sanskrit

Note unusual time

UserAmrith Krishna (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 05 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

Second Language Education Group

Raising multilingual autistic children: Challenges and opportunities

UserDr. Jenny Gibson and Dr. Napoleon Katsos, University of Cambridge.

HouseOn-line.

ClockMonday 01 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning with Graphs in Natural Language Generation and Relation Extraction

UserZhijiang Guo (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Heritage grammars and linguistic complexity: A view from grammatical gender

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/hhmex2pjepqHeZpr6

UserProfessor Terje Lohndal (NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Revisiting and re-evaluating rumour stance classification

UserCarolina Scarton (University of Sheffield).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Compositional Neural Meaning Representation Parsing

UserWeiwei Sun (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 04 December 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Focus Association with ONLY

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/By3XNQtaYLUksF1S9

UserDr Ksenia Zanon (Slavonic Section MMLL, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Working Memory 2.0

UserEarl Miller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Improving Speech Translation with Linguistically-Informed Representations

UserElizabeth Salesky (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 27 November 2020, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

The interpersonal function of emotional expressions

UserJulie Grezes (Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitive & Computationnelles).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Bilingual Brains

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/bTVzfMTKSVwyaJRHA

UserProfessor Brendan Weekes (University of Hong Kong, HKU).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Second Language Education Group

English Medium Education (EME) in Basic and Higher Education: Lessons learned from across the globe

UserMark Levy, John Simpson, Ann Veitch (British Council).

HouseOn-line.

ClockMonday 16 November 2020, 16:00-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Predicting Text Readability and Reading Comprehension from Reading Interactions

UserSian Gooding (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 13 November 2020, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

How far have we come in giving our NLU systems common sense?

Note time change

UserNasrin Mostafazadeh (Verneek).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 06 November 2020, 15:00-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Five Sources of Biases and Ethical Issues in NLP, and What to Do about Them

UserDirk Hovy (Bocconi University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 23 October 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Revisiting contact-induced change in creole languages

Please pre-register for this talk by noon on Oct 22nd https://forms.gle/4QF4qiepxGDVEWky6

UserDr Oliver Mayeux (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 22 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

What are the Goals of Distributional Semantics?

UserGuy Emerson (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 16 October 2020, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Flexible redistribution in the language network

UserDr. Gesa Hartwigsen (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Polysemy: Pragmatics and Linguistic Conventions

Please pre-register for this event by noon on Thursday October 8th : https://forms.gle/QsDW2EdTzjNC2d6i7

UserProfessor Robyn Carston, UCL.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 08 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards explainable fact checking

UserIsabelle Augenstein (University of Copenhagen).

Househttps://meet.google.com/xkv-cako-arr.

ClockFriday 19 June 2020, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Achieving Verified Robustness to Adversarial NLP Inputs

Note later start

UserJohannes Welbl (UCL).

Househttps://meet.google.com/tgv-vods-pdk.

ClockFriday 12 June 2020, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - Peircean Semiotics, Archaeology, and the Origin of Human Language: Was Homo erectus the first talking human?

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 11th of June, 12pm BST): https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJeqCnIOH9BcVTv -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Daniel Everett (Bentley University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 11 June 2020, 15:00-16:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Methodological advances in creating time sensitive sensors from language and heterogeneous user generated content

Rescheduled

UserMaria Liakata (Queen Mary University of London, University of Warwick, Alan Turing Institute).

Househttps://meet.google.com/awc-wvbh-azc.

ClockFriday 29 May 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Brendan Weekes (University of Hong Kong).

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - The Syntax of Verbs: Language Typology, Language Change and a little bit of Language Acquisition

Please SIGN UP for the event following the link: https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_25lZ6rde33jG62h -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - Linguists who use probabilistic models love them: An introduction to Functional Distributional Semantics

Please sign up via the link in order to receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk: https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_50YGCrYnFdptyU5

UserDr Guy Emerson (Dept. of Computer Sciences and Technology, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 07 May 2020, 17:00-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Reducing gender bias in neural machine translation as a domain adaptation problem

Online Seminar

UserDanielle Saunders (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/hhk-hmiz-mpt.

ClockFriday 01 May 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - Title: How Language Began: A Peircean Approach to Language Evolution

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Daniel Everett (Bentley University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, second floor, SR24.

ClockThursday 02 April 2020, 16:30-18:00

Indo-European Seminar

Left dislocation

tea served from 4.15

UserHilla Halla-aho (Helsinki).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Evaluating Deep Generative Models on Out-of-Distribution Inputs

UserEric Nalisnick (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 March 2020, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning Tensors and Random Matrix Theory

UserMehrnoosh Sadrzadeh (UCL).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 12:00-13:00

Indo-European Seminar

Causatives in Sanskrit

tea served from 4.15

UserAntonia Ruppel (Oxford).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2020, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

The Role of Metalinguistic Awareness in Multilingual Learning and Teaching

Refreshments available from 4.30pm

UserProfessor Ulrike Jessner-Schmid, University of Innsbruck.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 17 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

Indo-European Seminar

The rise of vowel writing and the transmission of writing within and beyond Afroasiatic

tea served from 4.15

UserDaniel Harbour (Queen Mary) .

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2020, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

Linguistic Justice in Policy and Practice

ALL WELCOME, Drinks reception from 6.30pm

UserEmeritus Professor Robert Phillipson, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark..

HouseDonald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room 1S3.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Zero-shot Language Learning through Bayesian Neural Models

UserEdoardo Maria Ponti (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Micro-level Language Policy and Planning: Levels, Agency and Structure (Cambridge Masterclass in Multilingualism, Education and Language Policy 2019-2020)

Open to staff and students of Cambridge University. Booking is required and please contact Yongcan Liu ( yl258@cam.ac.uk)

UserProfessor Anthony J. Liddicoat, University of Warwick.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room GS5.

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 14:00-16:00

Indo-European Seminar

'What would Catullus do? Epigraphic evidence for manuscript spelling

tea served from 4.15

UserNicholas Zair, Cambridge.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2020, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

Developing a Text Editor to Help Writers with Academic English Collocations

Refreshments available from 4.30pm

UserDr. Ana Frankenberg-Garcia, Centre of Translation Studies, University of Surrey.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 27 January 2020, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Can we optimise fashion ecommerce using NLG?

Note: earlier time of 11am

UserRory Waite (Emotif.ai).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 January 2020, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Long Form Question Answering

UserAngela Fan (Facebook).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 December 2019, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Unsupervised cross-lingual representation learning

Room Change: LT1

UserSebastian Ruder (DeepMind).

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Chemistry of the adaptive mind: on dopamine and mental work

UserRoshan Cools (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 15:30-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

CANCELLED Probabilistic models of graphs for meaning representations

Extra talk: note unusual day and time

UserAdam Lopez (University of Edinburgh).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2019, 10:00-11:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Ethical considerations for responsible design

Room Change: LT1

UserShauna Concannon (University of Cambridge).

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 November 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Sociolinguistic Vulnerability: Disaster Linguicism and Crisis Translation

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf. Federico Federici (University College London).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Making circles out of lines: A view of the evolving relationship between academia and language communities

UserEbany Dohle (SOAS, University of London) & Maria-Olimpia Squillaci (University of Naples "L'Orientale").

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Automatic Analysis of Affect and Personality Analysis in Multiperson Settings

UserHatice Gunes (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 October 2019, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Multimodal natural language processing: when text is not enough

UserLucia Specia (Imperial College London).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

The perceptual prediction paradox

UserClare Press (U. of London, Dept of Psychology Sciences).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 October 2019, 15:30-17:00

Second Language Education Group

Promoting multilingual literacy and reader identity:Global Storybooks and open technology

UserBonny Norton , FRSC, Professor and University Scholar , Department of Language & Literacy Education, UBC, Canada.

HouseMurray Edwards College, Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 13 September 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Natural Language Generation in the Wild

UserDaniel Beck, University of Melbourne.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 July 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Bilingualism in the community: Code-switching and grammars in contact

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

UserCatherine Travis (The Australian National University).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockWednesday 19 June 2019, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

An Operation Sequence Model for Explainable Neural Machine Translation

UserFelix Stahlberg, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 June 2019, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards secure and efficient DNNs

UserAaron Zhao, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Out in the Field with the Remaining Speakers of Neo-Aramaic in Northern Iraq

UserDr Paul Noorlander (University of Cambridge), Dorota Molin (University of Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2019, 17:30-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Mitigating Gender Bias in Morphologically Rich Languages

UserRyan Cotterell, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

AI Extenders: The Ethical and Societal Implications of Humans Cognitively Extended by AI

UserKarina Vold & José Hernández-Orallo, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Paradoxes of multilingualism in public policy in conjunction with the launching of Cambridge Masterclass Series on Multilingualism, Education and Language Policy

Please book with Ann Waterman on aw244@cam.ac.uk if you would like to attend

UserProfessor Lourdes Ortega, Georgetown University, Washington, USA.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2019, 10:00-12:00

Second Language Education Group

How can usage-based SLA invigorate language education?

in conjunction of the launching Cambridge Annual Lecture on Second Language Learning and Teaching

User Professor Lourdes Ortega, Georgetown University, Washington, USA .

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Factorising AMR generation through syntax

UserKris Cao, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Languages* in Formal Reasoning: Accessibility vs. Formality

UserZohreh Shams, AI Group, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Reinforcement learning in AI systems and in the brain

UserMatt Botvinick (DeepMind and Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 02 May 2019, 15:30-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Word Sense Disambiguation and Other Systems in Japanese

UserKanako Komiya, Ibaraki University, Japan.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Far beyond the back of the brain

UserPeter Hagoort (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 15:30-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

K.A.T.E.: Scaling personalised tech education for professionals

UserRaoul-Gabriel Urma, Kevin Lemagnen, Sahan Bulathwela, Cambridge Spark.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

TBC

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

User Dr Francesca Martina Branzi (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 18:00-19:30

Indo-European Seminar

A Roman ‘folk model’ of courage: animus and metaphor

Tea served from 4.15

UserBill Short University of Exeter .

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2019, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning multi-domain dialogues

UserPaweł Budzianowski, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Predictors of listening comprehension skills in bilingual children

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

UserProf Ludovica Serratrice (University of Reading).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Indo-European Seminar

Early Latin to Neo-Latin: Festus and Scaliger

Tea served from 4.15

UserAnna Chahoud Trinity College, Dublin.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Large-scale analyses of language variation and change in social media

UserDong Nguyen, University of Edinburgh & Alan Turing Institute.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Understanding Source Code using Natural Language and Graph Neural Networks

UserMiltos Allamanis, Microsoft Research.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

The Listening Zones of NGOs: Languages and cultural knowledge in development programmes

There will be a drinks reception after the seminar

UserProfessor Hilary Footitt, University of Reading.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 11 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning to navigate without a map (but with instructions)

UserPiotr Mirowski, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

French Linguistics Research Seminars

What can endangered creoles tell us about language change? Three centuries of Louisiana Creole

This talk is co-hosted by the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

UserOliver Mayeux *Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 18:30-19:30

Indo-European Seminar

Italic religious dedications: between local traditions and Graeco-Roman influences

Tea served from 4.15

UserMaria José Estaran University of Zaragoza.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Topic-Aware Convolutional Neural Networks for Extreme Summarization

UserShashi Narayan, University of Edinburgh / Google.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Indo-European Seminar

1st Reading seminar: Harm Pinkster’s Oxford Latin Syntax

Tea served from 4.15

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

Creativity in the languages classroom: Learners' responses to literary text

UserDr.Linda Fisher, University of Cambridge , Professor Suzanne Graham, Reading University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 28 January 2019, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

**CANCELLED** Probabilistic Typology: Deep Generative Models of Vowel Inventories

UserRyan Cotterell, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 12:00-13:00

Indo-European Seminar

Hieroglyphic Luwian masterclass

Tea served from 4.15

UserWillemijn Waal, Leiden.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Graph Neural Networks for Knowledge Base Question Answering

Room changed

UserDaniil Sorokin, Technische Universität Darmstadt.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

A Bayesian approach to internal models

UserMate Lengyel (Dept of Engineering, U. of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 15:30-17:00

Indo-European Seminar

The decline of infinitival complementation in Ancient Greek. A reconsideration

Tea served from 4.15

UserKlaas Bentein, Ghent.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

EMI in Francophone Cameroon: What can we learn from victims of English?

There will be a drinks reception after the seminar

UserDr. Harry Kuchah Kuchah, University of Leeds.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 19 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

The Ethics of Artificially Intelligent Communications Technology

Room changed

UserMarcus Tomalin, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Timing in dyslexia: Language, reading and writing

UserProfessor Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Timing in dyslexia: Language, reading and writing

UserProfessor Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Knowledge Representation and Extraction at Scale

UserChristos Christodoulopoulos, Amazon.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Pardon my French! Exploring the myths and realities of Second Language Education in Canada

UserDr Shawn Bullock, University of Cambridge, Dr Cecile Sabatier, Simon Fraser University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 05 November 2018, 17:30-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Deep learning for automatically assessing the pronunciation of non-native English speakers

UserKostas Kyriakopoulos, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning, Representing, and Understanding Language

UserAida Nematzadeh, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Some lessons learned in Multimodal Representations and Transfer

UserPranava Madhyastha, Imperial College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

Indo-European Seminar

Introduction to the term’s reading seminar on A. Willi Origins of the Greek Verb

Tea served from 4.15

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Imitation learning, zero-shot learning and automated fact checking

UserAndreas Vlachos, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning hierarchical structure: strong learning of PCFGs

UserAlexander Clark, King's College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 June 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

NAACL practice talks

UserSimon Baker (LTL) & Marek Rei (NLIP), University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 May 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Elfdalian, a divergent Nordic dialect now and throughout the ages

UserGuus Kroonen, University of Copenhagen/Leiden University.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockWednesday 16 May 2018, 18:00-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Emergent Communication through Negotiation

UserKris Cao, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 May 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Predictive Uncertainty in Deep Learning

UserAndrey Malinin, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 May 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Multilingual NLP via Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings

UserIvan Vulic, LTL, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 April 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

** cancelled **

UserJulian Perez, Naver Labs Europe.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED - Diversity of Expression in Utterance and the Idea of Language

This talk has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

UserProf Adam Kendon (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 22 March 2018, 16:30-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Virtual bargaining as a micro-foundation for communication

Note unusual time

UserProfessor Nick Chater, University of Warwick.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Louisiana Creole - a creole at the periphery

UserIngrid Neumann-Holzschuh (Universität Regensburg).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

French Linguistics Research Seminars

Louisiana Creole - a creole at the periphery

This talk is co-hosted with the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

UserIngrid Neumann-Holzschuh (Universität Regensburg).

HouseFaculty of English, GR05.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Jointly Learning Syntax and Semantics

UserJean Maillard, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Constructing datasets for multi-hop reading comprehension across documents

UserJohannes Welbl, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 February 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Speak white, speak black, speak American

UserDarryl G Barthe Jr (Universiteit van Amsterdam).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 18:15-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Deep reinforcement learning for dialogue policy optimisation

UserDr Milica Gasic, Dept. Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Pruning and grafting syntactic trees for cross-lingual transfer tasks

UserEdoardo Ponti, TAL, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 February 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Third language acquisition at the initial stages: An event-related potential study probing for transfer

UserJason Rothman, David Miller and Eloi Puig-Mayenco (University of Reading / UiT the Arctic University of Norway).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 16:30-18:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Role of primate amygdala neurons in economic decision-making

UserFabian Grabenhorst (U. of Cambridge, Dept of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 17 January 2018, 12:30-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Imitation learning for structured prediction and automated fact checking

UserDr Andreas Vlachos, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal seminar - new PhD students

UserNew NLIP PhDs.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Whistled Speech and Language Discrimination

UserMary Ann Walter (Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus) .

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2017, 18:10-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Labelling Topics Using Neural Networks

UserNikolaos Aletras, Amazon Research Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Vocabulary: Principles and Practice

UserProfessor Norbert Schmitt, University of Nottingham.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 30 October 2017, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Grounded language learning in simulated worlds

UserFelix Hill, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Neural Models for Information Retrieval

UserBhaskar Mitra, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Text-to-text Generation Beyond Machine Translation

UserShashi Narayan, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 October 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Finite-State Transducers as a Theory of Dependency Structured Natural Language

UserAnssi Yli-Jyrä, University of Helsinki.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 September 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Deep NLP in language tutoring

UserFrancis Bond, Associate Professor at the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 15:00-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Predicting Rich Linguistic Structure with Neural Networks

UserJan Buys, University of Oxford.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 13 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Functional Distributional Semantics

UserGuy Edward Toh Emerson (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

NLP, the perfect social (media) science?

UserDirk Hovy, University of Copenhagen.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 07 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Sentence-level Topic Models

UserKris Cao (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

A cluster of Aromanian varieties in North-Western Greece

UserDr. Marios Mavrogiorgos, University of Cambridge.

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockWednesday 31 May 2017, 17:15-18:45

NLIP Seminar Series

Text Simplification: Where are we now, and where are we headed?

UserGustavo Henrique Paetzold, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 May 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Learning Syntax with Deep Neural Networks

UserShalom Lappin (University of Gothenburg, King's College London and Queen Mary University of London).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 16:30-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Neural Architectures for Sequence Labelling

UserMarek Rei, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Norwegian Romani - the 'languageness' of a Para-Romani variety

Tea and biscuits from 16.45

UserJakob Wiedner, University of Oslo.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

VO-OV alternations and information structure in North Sami

Tea and biscuits from 17.45

UserKristine Bentzen, University of Tromsø.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockWednesday 03 May 2017, 18:15-20:00

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Functional neuromarkers for psychiatry

UserDr Juri Kropotov Laboratory of Neurobiology of Action Programming at the Institute of the Human Brain .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 12 April 2017, 12:30-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Neural Variational Inference for NLP

UserYishu Miao, University of Oxford.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

EACL potpourri

UserNLIP PhDs and postdocs.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The revival of Italo-Greek: language ideologies and folklorization

UserMaria Olimpia Squillaci (University of Cambridge) and Manuela Pellegrino (Brunel University).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 18:15-19:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Imitation learning for language generation from unaligned data

UserGerasimos Lampouras, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The hidden multilingualism of Italy: issues and challenges

UserDr. Marco Tamburelli, Prifysgol Bangor/Bangor University.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 18:15-19:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning Commonsense Event Schemas from Unlabeled Text

UserNate Chambers, US Naval Academy.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Fox's son, they slept five, imitation of people: Kuikuro numerals and counting

This talk is held in conjunction with the Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc; http://camlingsoc.soc.srcf.net/)

UserBruna Franchetto, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockMonday 05 December 2016, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Fox's son, they slept five, imitation of people: Kuikuro numerals and counting

This talk is held in conjunction with the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group (http://groups.ds.cam.ac.uk/celc/)

UserBruna Franchetto (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro).

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty.

ClockMonday 05 December 2016, 17:15-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal Seminar pt. 2

UserPhD students, NLIP group.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 December 2016, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

On sensing what is not there

UserAndrew Welchman, Cambridge.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 01 December 2016, 15:30-17:00

French Linguistics Research Seminars

The Creole Language and its Relationship to Regional French in Louisiana

This talk is co-hosted by the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

UserThomas A. Klingler, Tulane University.

HouseFaculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Room 8/9.

ClockThursday 24 November 2016, 17:15-19:00

Indo-European Seminar

Being non-binary: gender assignment in Old High German

Tea served from 4.15

UserSheila Watts.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2016, 16:30-17:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Social rank processing in depression

UserJason Stretton, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2016, 12:30-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning to Detect Stance and Represent Emojis

UserIsabelle Augenstein, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Recommending relevant citations using CoreSC and Argumentative Zoning

UserDaniel Duma, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 12:00-13:00

Open Source for NLP

Open Source and NLP

A special one day workshop.

UserAnn Copestake (Cambridge), Aurelie Herbelot (Trento), Diana Maynard (Sheffield), Behrang QasemiZadeh (Düsseldorf), Nandaja Varma, Esther Seyffarth (Düsseldorf), Hrishikesh K.B. (Swathanthra Malayalam Computing).

HouseSeminar Room FW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 09:00-17:00

Indo-European Seminar

Indo-European and Iranian layers of Armenian vocabulary: the case of month names

Tea served from 4.15

UserHrach Martirosyan (Vienna).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2016, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

Lexical Patterns of Austerity in UK Broadsheet Text 2007-15

UserDr Mike Scott, Aston University and Lexical Analysis Software Ltd..

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 07 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Indo-European Seminar

Advances in Proto-Basque Reconstruction and The Proto-Indo-European-Euskarian Hypothesis

Tea served from 4.15

UserJuliette Blevins (Graduate Center, CUNY).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2016, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Numerically Grounded Language Models

UserGeorge Spithourakis (UCL).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The origins of speech and anti-rhythms

UserLaurence White (Plymouth University).

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 16:30-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal Seminar pt. 1

UserNLIP Postdocs and PhDs.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 12:00-13:00

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