The 43rd annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society will be held at the City University of New York on October 19-21, 2012.
The invited speakers for the conference are:
Robert Frank (Yale University)
Juliette Blevins (CUNY Graduate Center)
Tarald Taraldsen (CASTL/ University of Tromsø)
The general conference will be followed by a special one afternoon workshop on computation and theoretical linguistics.The workshop themes are: computational approaches to theoretical linguistics and the use of theoretical linguistics in computational systems.
You are welcome to join us on Thursday, October 18th from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM following the CUNY Graduate Center Special Colloquium on East-Asian Linguistics featuring Peter Sells (York) and James Yoon (UIUC) from 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM. The colloquium is open to the public and registration is not required. The informal reception will include snacks and wine and a chance to mingle for those who get into NYC a night early.
NB: First-time visitors to CUNY Graduate Center must sign in at the security desk located in the ground-floor lobby, showing some form of photo ID. Take any elevator to the seventh floor, where signs provide directions to the Linguistics Lounge. Once you register, the name badge will allow you access to the building.