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.
[September 2023] Léo Migotti Ramponi defended with flying colors a dissertation entitled "Investigating musical meaning: Empirical evidence for a music semantics" (advisors: Philippe Schlenker and Jean-Julien Aucouturier; August 31, 2023). He almost immediately went on to become a permanent professor and researcher at Institut Français de la Mode in Paris. Congratulations, Léo!
[September 2023] Diego Feinmann, a former PhD student and postdoc in our group, will be starting as an Assistant Professor at IPI PAN (Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences) in Warsaw. Congratulations!
[July 2023] Benjamin Spector has been awarded an ANR grant for his collaborative research project CogComMean, "Communicative efficiency, cognitive constraints, and lexical meaning."
[June 2023] Members of our team organized the workshop "Applications of game theory in the study of language." More information here.
[March 2023] 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.
[December 2022] Diego Feinmann, a former PhD student and 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!
Associate Director of LINGUAE
Directeur de Recherche, LSCP, CNRS; Associate member of Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS
Wellness and handicap: ENS links
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)