Social inequality has a major impact on the chances children have in society. During this symposium, three internationally renowned speakers (prof. Erika Hoff, prof. James Law en dr. Natasha Kirkham) will talk about the influence of social inequality on the cognitive and linguistic development of children.
Two PhD positions (0.9 FTE) are offered at the Graduate School for the Humanities. Deadline for applications is 26 May 2019.
The Linguistics Circle of the Frisian Academy (Fryske Akademy) organizes its annual meeting on 25 October 2019. Abstracts can be submitted until no later than 1 August 2019.
Keynote speakers are Mary Dalrymple (Oxford University) and Martin Haspelmath (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena). The deadline for abstracts is 30 June 2019.
Dr Jody Polleck, associate professor at Hunter College, CUNY, is the guest speaker at this ACLC seminar. She will give a presentation on ‘Utilizing Book Clubs for Social-Emotional and Literacy Development with Linguistically, Culturally, and Neurally Diverse Students’.
The Department of Languages, Literature and Communication of Utrecht University invites applications from lecturers for a part-time appointment in Computational Linguistics/ Natural Language Processing. The application deadline is 17 May 2019.
Iedereen ziet de werkelijkheid door zijn eigen bril. En dat geldt ook voor wetenschappers. Bij taalkundigen werkt zowel de eigen moedertaal als opgedane kennis over andere talen vooroordelen in de hand. Dat laten Marjoleine Sloos (Fryske Akademy) en Lei Wang (Radboud Universiteit, Tongji University) in een recente studie zien.
A full-time PhD position is offered as part of an FWO-funded project at KU Leuven. The application deadline is 7 July 2019.
The National Survey on Research Integrity project needs your help defining the most important detrimental research practices (DRPs) in the Humanities and Arts.
The Language Learning Resource Centre (Leiden University) is organizing a one-day conference (7 June, 2019) on Intercultural Communication. Registration is free but mandatory and ends on 12 May.
Dr Lieke Verheijen has been nominated for the ‘New Scientist Wetenschapstalent 2019’ prize. Votes can be cast until 6 May 2019.
Submit an abstract for the 4th Young Female Researchers in Speech Workshop 2019 by 1 June 2019. The workshop will take place in Graz, Austria on 14 September 2019.
The Digital Humanities (DH) Conference is the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations and attracts participants that apply digital and computational techniques to humanities research and social sciences. The DH2019-conference will take place from July 9 – 12 in TivoliVredenburg.
For a NWO-funded, collaborative replication study involving four Babylabs in the Netherlands, we are looking for a Postdoc Researcher (0.8 Fte, 18 months) who will coordinate the study.
Merel Maslowski and Joe Rodd (MPI Nijmegen) are the guest speaker at this ACLC seminar on Friday 26 April 2019 at 16.15.
The master in business communication (master in de bedrijfscommunicatie) is organised by the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Social Sciences of KU Leuven, Belgium. The Department of Linguistics is now looking for a full-time post-doctoral assistant to strengthen the team related to this master’s program.
Those wanting to register for the LOT Summerschool can do so until the 27th of May.
Alex Cristia will give the next MPI colloquium on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 15.45 pm.
We are pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Mengru Han.
Politici worden er nogal eens van beschuldigd dat ze onze gedachten manipuleren door het gebruik van frames. Toch werkt framing niet altijd in het voordeel van de politicus.
Binnen de onderzoeksgroepen ‘Quantitative Lexicology and Variational Linguistics’ en ‘Multimodality, Interaction and Discourse’ van de faculteit Letteren zoekt de KU Leuven een voltijdse junior onderzoeker (4 jaar) voor een nieuw onderzoeksproject gesteund door het FWO.
Indigenous people living in the Amazon basin are more and more at risk of losing their unique culture and language. Please sign the petition to safeguard language.
From the 8 to 12 July 2019, Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen join their vast research expertise in educational interactions to offer the Summer School Analyzing Classroom Interactions (ACI).
LOT is pleased to announce the registration of the Summerschool 2019 will open next Monday, on the 8th of April.