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Date | News and events

10-14 September 2018 | The Second Summer School on Statistical Methods for Linguistics and Psychology, University of Potsdam [Link]

23 - 24 July 2018 | PyGaze workshop: Creating experiments with OpenSesame and Python - A programming and eye tracking workshop hosted by the Vasishth lab and the SFB 1287 https://tmalsburg.github.io/opensesame_workshop_2018.html

13 July 2018 | Lara Schwarz (SFB 1287 short-term fellow) will give a talk on "Uniting the theoretical and the empirical through modeling with Gradient Symbolic Computation", 12:15 pm, Campus Golm, Building 24, Room 0.50 [Abstract]

11 July 2018 | Prof. Matthew Goldrick (Northwestern University) will give a talk in the 7th SFB-Colloquium on "Gradient Symbolic Computation: Dynamics of Distributed Symbol Systems", 12:15 pm, Campus Golm, Building 28, Room 0.102 [Abstract]

15.06.2018 | Prof. Catherine Best (University of West Sydney) gave a talk in the 6th SFB-Colloquium on "The Australian English accent and its effects on Australians' perception of vowels and words in other English accents", Campus Golm

25.05.2018 | Prof. Daniel Swingley (University of Pennsylvania) gave a talk in the 5th SFB-Colloquium on "Phonetic variability and the poverty of the stimulus in constraining developmental hypotheses about language learning", Campus Golm [Abstract]

23.04.2018 | Prof. Daniel L. Everett (Trustee Professor of Sociology and Global Studies, Bentley University, Waltham, Mass) gave a talk "On the Role of Culture in Language and Cognition", Campus Golm [Abstract] [Here you can see the lecture]

22.02.2018 | Prof. Cécile Fougeron (Laboratoire de Phonétique et Phonologie, CNRS/Sorbonne-Nouvelle, Paris) gave a talk in the 4th SFB colloquium on "Variation in the production of vowels: multi-factorial approaches, from contextual to aging effects". Campus Golm [Abstract]

14.02.2018 | Prof. Liesbeth Degand (University of Louvain) gave a talk in the 3rd SFB colloquium on "A multi-dimensional, multi-functional and multilingual annotation model for discourse markers in spoken language", Campus Golm [Abstract]

25.01.2018 | Prof. Sjef Barbiers gave a talk on "Adverbs in strange places". Campus Golm

23.01.2018 - 25.01.2018 | The Mercator Fellow Prof. Sjef Barbiers visited the SFB.

24.01.2018 | 2nd SFB colloquium. Prof. Holger Hopp (TU Braunschweig) gave a talk on "L1 effects in L2 sentence processing - Yeti or iceberg?". Campus Golm [Abstract]

In 2018 | The SFB will host 4 Short-term Fellows (3 months each):

  • Nantke Pecht (Maastricht University) will work and study in Project A01 "Integration of linguistic resources in highly diverse urban settings: Stretching the limits of variability".
  • Jenny Yu (Western Sidney University) will work and study in Project B01 "Prosodic cue variability: Effects on spoken language comprehension and production in different populations".
  • Lara Schwarz (Pennsylvania State University) will work and study in Project B04 "Variability in bilingual language processing".
  • Xiayimaierdan Abudushalamu (Michigan State University) will work and study in Project C03 "Effects of variable input on word learning and word recognition in infants".

18.12.2017 | MGK-Workshop "Project management in academia: Tools of the trade for challenges", Campus Golm; for SFB members only.

27.11.2017 | MGK-Workshop "Academic writing: how to create good texts", Campus Golm; for SFB members only.

24.11.2017 | 1st Internal SFB Colloquium, Campus Griebnitzsee.

17.11.2017 | 1st SFB Colloquium. Dr. Filip Smolík (Czech Academy of Sciences) gave a talk on "Experiments on gender, number, word order, and case marking in Czech toddlers". Campus Golm. [Abstract]

20.10.2017 | Clara Huttenlauch, B01, got awarded with the Dietrich H. Boesken Award 2017 for the best master's degree of the year at the University of Konstanz..

04.10.2017 | Launch event of the SFB 1287, Obere Mensa at Campus Neues Palais [Press release of the University of Potsdam].

01.10.2017 | The SFB 1287 invited applications for short-term fellowship.

26.07.2017 | Paul Mätzig, B02, won the Allen Newell Best Student-Led Paper Award [Download].

28.08.2017 - 01.09.2017 | The first "Potsdam Summer School on Statistical Methods for Linguistics and Psychology" (SMLP). Campus Neues Palais.

16.05.2017 | Press release DFG