LINGUAE is a research group of Institut Jean-Nicod (a CNRS/ENS/EHESS laboratory), which is itself a member of ENS’s Département d’Etudes Cognitives (DEC). LINGUAE is one of the teams of DEC-Linguistics.
The group works on language and its interfaces with cognition, with a special focus on meaning. Research topics include semantics and pragmatics, psycholinguistics, reasoning, sign language linguistics, primate linguistics, and music cognition.
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[March 2020] Jeremy Kuhn has been awarded funding for a 3-year PhD student to work on the project Meaning, Gesture, and Sign in Mesoamerica, in collaboration with Robert Henderson of the University of Arizona. The call for applications can be found here.
[Upcoming!] Members of our team are organizing the workshop "Applications of game theory in the study of language," to be held in Paris, June 15-16, 2023. More information, including the call for contributions, here.
[December 2022] Diego Feinmann, a former postdoc in our group, has been awarded a Juan de la Cierva scholarship, to be held at Pompeu Fabra University. Congratulations Diego!
[November 2022] Justine Mertz, a former PhD student in our group, has been awarded a Fyssen grant to study coarticulation in LSF at the IfL-Phonetics Lab at the University of Cologne.
[September 2022] Janek Guerrini, a PhD student in the group, won the Best Poster Award at the 2022 Student Session of the European School of Logic, Language, and Information. Congratulations Janek!
[April 2022] Mirko Santoro, a former PhD student in the group, has been awarded a CNRS Bronze Medal. Congratulations, Mirko!
[July 2021] Charlotte Hauser, a former PhD student in our group, has been awarded the Grand Prix of the BPI innovation I-PhD concours, based on a project initiated during her PhD research. Congratulations Charlotte!
[July 2021] Maria Giavazzi has been awarded an ANR ‘jeunes chercheur.e.s’ grant for her project, The role of phonetic substance in prosodic conditioning: From diachrony to synchrony, and back.
[July 2021] WooJin Chung, postdoc in our team in 2019-2021, has accepted a tenure-track position at Seoul National University's Department of Linguistics. Congratulations WooJin!
[June 2021] Amir Anvari, a current postdoc and a former Cogmaster and PhD student in our group, has just accepted a tenure-track position at MIT's Department of Linguistics and Philosophy.
[June 2021] Mora Maldonado, a former PhD student in our group, has been ranked 1st for a job at CNRS.
[April 2021] Salvador Mascarenhas has been awarded funding for a three year collaboration with Yasutada Sudo of UCL for their project Language in Reasoning.
[March 2021] Philippe Schlenker has been awarded a CNRS Silver Medal "for the originality, quality and importance of his work, recognized on a national and international level."
Directeur de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS; Global Distinguished Professor, New York University
Associate Director of LINGUAE
Directeur de Recherche, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS; Professeur Associé, DEC, ENS
Directeur de Recherche, LSCP, CNRS; Associate member of Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS
List of shared documents used by members of LINGUAE
Further information about linguistics events in Paris at parislinguists
Information about CNRS's linguistics section (34) at the section's blog
Past sessions of our (closed) lab meeting (the LINGUAE seminar)
Occupation schedule of the Salle de Réunion du Pavillon
Welcome desk for foreign students at PSL (Paris Sciences et Lettres)