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  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

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




  Permanent Members
 

Emmanuel Chemla

Director of Psycholinguistic Research 
(and Head of the LSCP Language group)

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


Paul Egré

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

Directeur de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS
Professeur attaché, Philosophy Department, ENS




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



Carlo Geraci

Director of Sign Language Research

Chargé de Recherche, Insitut Jean-Nicod, CNRS




Sign language (LIS and LSF), syntax, psycholinguistics



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

Coordinator of DEC-Linguistics

DEC Assistant Professor of Linguistics





Semantics, psychology, decision making, philosophy, logic



Philippe Schlenker

Director of LINGUAE

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



Benjamin Spector

Associate Director of LINGUAE

DEC Director of Studies

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



Brent Strickland

Chargé de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS




Core cognition, experimental semantics and pragmatics


   Non-permanent Members

    Former members: see here.

   


Announcements

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

Recent 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.