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Languages In Nature: Grammars and Universals, Analyses and Experiments

Linguae In Natura: Grammaires et Universaux, Analyses et Expériences



In the media

News!!  We are delighted to announce that the 2017 LINGUAE Lectures will be given by Philip Tetlock (UPenn), a leading expert of the psychology of judgment.


Older news:

Brent Strickland has been hired as a researcher (Chargé de Recherche) by CNRS at Institut Jean-Nicod. Congratulations to him!

Salvador Mascarenhas has accepted an Assistant Professorship at ENS's Department of Cognitive Studies (DEC, in hinguistics). He will be a member of Institut Jean-Nicod. Welcome aboard!


Past events are listed here.


Current events at Institut Jean-Nicod are listed here.


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.



About us


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.


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 Interests and responsibilities within LINGUAE
 Emmanuel Chemla

Directeur de Recherche, LSCP, CNRS (starting September 2016);  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)

Directeur de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS (starting September 2016)

 '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, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS.

 Sign language (LIS and LSF), syntax, psycholinguistics Director of Sign Language Research
 Vincent Homer

Chargé de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS. Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst ('en détachement')


 Syntax, semantics, typology, sign language linguistics
 Salvador Mascarenhas

Assistant Professor of Linguistics, DEC (starting July 2016)


Semantics, psychology, decision making, philosophy, logic
DEC Assistant Professor of 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; Coordinator of DEC-Linguistics
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 (starting September 2016)
 Core cognition, experimental semantics and pragmatics


Former members: see here.