Events

The 6th North American Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (NASSLLI 2014) will be held at the University of Maryland, College Park, June 21-27, 2014.

Targeted at graduate and advanced undergraduate students, this biennial summer school features top international faculty in linguistics, philosophy, cognitive and computing sciences teaching a dozen-and-a-half intensive 5-day courses, as well as three preparatory 2-day courses in logic, syntax and semantics. In addition, there are 4 one-hour sessions of student presentations, and a student poster session.

Previous NASSLLIs have been held in University of Texas at Austin (2012), Indiana University at Bloomington (2003, 2010), University of California Los Angeles (2004) and Stanford University (2002).

This time, the faculty includes our own Norbert Hornstein and 2010 alumnus Tim Hunter, as well as Angelika Kratzer, Frank Veltman, James Pustejovsky, Larry Moss, Yoad Winter, Shalom Lappin, Dan Lassiter, Gregory Kobele, Sylvain Salvati, David Danks, Kevin Zollman, Lucas Champollion, Lutz Schröder, Dirk Pattison, Justin Bledin, Alexandru Baltag, Bryan Renne, Sonja Smets, Nina Gierasimczuk, Jakub Szymanik, Shane Steinert-Threlkeld, Jan Broersen, Wiebke Petersen and Kata Balogh.

Concurrently, on Wednesday June 25, semantic valueballers compete for the first biennial Beaver Cup, in honor of David Beaver, director of the 2012 NASSLLI at Austin, and member of the steering committee.