"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more
The Student Session will co-occur with North American Summer School for Logic, Language and Information (NASSLLI) and provides students an excellent opportunity to present their work to experts in their field as well as to a broader, well-informed interdisciplinary audience.
Computational Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics