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LINGUAE


Languages In Nature: Grammars and Universals, Analyses and Experiments

Linguae In Natura: Grammaires et Universaux, Analyses et Expériences




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.


About us: in greater detail


LINGUAE in the media



Organization

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; Directeur des Etudes, Institut d’Etudes Cognitives, ENS

Director of Sign Language Research

Carlo Geraci

Chargé de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS


Director of Psycholinguistic Research

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



Permanent Members

Emmanuel Chemla

- Directeur de Recherche, LSCP, CNRS

- Associate member of Institut Jean-Nicod

- Starting Grant Project Leader, ERC

Psycholinguistics, semantics, pragmatics, logic, music cognition, sign language, primate vocalizations Director of Psycholinguistic Research (and Head of the LSCP Language group)

Paul Egré

- Directeur de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS

- Maître de Conférences attaché', Philosophy Department, ENS

Philosophy of language, logic, semantics, pragmatics, music cognition

Coordination with IJN's Executive Committee ('Codo')

Carlo Geraci

- Chargé de Recherche, Insitut Jean-Nicod, CNRS

Sign language (LIS and LSF), syntax, psycholinguistics

Director of Sign Language Research

Vincent Homer

- Chargé de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS (en détachement)

- Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Syntax, semantics, typology, sign language linguistics

Salvador Mascarenhas

- Assistant Professor of Linguistics, DEC, ENS

Semantics, psychology, decision making, philosophy, logic

DEC Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Coordinator of DEC-Linguistics

Philippe Schlenker

- Directeur de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS

- Global Distinguished Professor, New York University

- Advanced Grant Project Leader, ERC

Semantics, pragmatics, philosophy of language, philosophical logic, sign language (ASL and LSF), music semantics, primate communication

Director of LINGUAE

Benjamin Spector

- Directeur de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS

- Professeur Attaché, ENS - Directeur des Etudes, Institut d’Etudes Cognitives, ENS

Semantics, pragmatics, philosophy of language, syntax, psycholinguistics, music cognition

Associate Director of LINGUAE

DEC Director of Studies

Brent Strickland

- Chargé de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS

Core cognition, experimental semantics and pragmatics



Former members: see here.


Announcements


News!!
 Philippe Schlenker is delighted to announce that Melissa Berthet will join our group between September 2017 and April 2018 to conduct research (in collaboration with Klaus Zuberbühler's group in Neuchâtel) on primate linguistics.

Salvador Mascarenhas and Emmanuel Chemla are delighted to announce that  Rachel Dudley has just accepted a two-year postdoctoral position to work with them on Interpretation, Reasoning, and Decisions.


Past events are listed here.


Current events at Institut Jean-Nicod are listed here.




Practical


List of shared documents used by members of LINGUAE

For further information about linguistics in Paris, parislinguists contains useful messages. For information about past sessions of our (closed) lab meeting (LANGUAGE seminar), see here. For procedures to reserve rooms at ENS, see here.