The Forum lectures are plenary talks of general linguistic interest given by major figures in linguistics and allied disciplines.

Where: MUEN E050 (Muenzinger Auditorium)
When: 7:00pm

Three Forum lectures will be held during the 2011 Institute. The 2011 Institute Forum lectures will be given by the following scholars:

Tuesday, July 12 Kathryn Bock, Department of Psychology and the Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
'Syntactically Speaking'

Thursday, July 14 Michael Collins, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University
'Statistical Models for Natural Language Parsing'

Thursday, July 21 Terrence Deacon, Program in Biological Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
'Language Origins: What Co-evolved, what De-volved, and what's Universal'