LINGUAE is a research group of Institut Jean-Nicod (a CNRS laboratory), which is itself a member of ENS’s Département d’Etudes Cognitives (DEC). LINGUAE is one of the teams of DEC-Linguistics.  


Director of LINGUAE

Philippe Schlenker

Directeur de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS; Global Distinguished Professor, New York University

Associate Director of LINGUAE and Director of Studies of DEC

Benjamin Spector

Directeur de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS; Professeur Associé, DEC, ENS

Director of Sign Language Research

Carlo Geraci

Chargé de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS

Director of Psycholinguistic Research

Chargé de Recherche, LSCP, CNRS; Associate member of Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS



News  Philippe Schlenker was recently elected to Academia Europaea. He has also been awarded an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council

Recent News 

[December 2017] Valentina Aristodemo defended (with flying colors) her dissertation on Gradable constructions in Italian Sign Language (advisors: P. Schlenker; C. Geraci). Congratulations to her!