LINGUIST List 5.1283

Sat 12 Nov 1994

FYI: Working Paper Series - Budapest, Language films

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  1. Jeffrey Goldberg, Working Paper Series Announcement, Budapest
  2. "Christiane Fellbaum", Language films

Message 1: Working Paper Series Announcement, Budapest

Date: Tue, 8 Nov 1994 14:24:25 +Working Paper Series Announcement, Budapest
From: Jeffrey Goldberg <>
Subject: Working Paper Series Announcement, Budapest

Working paper series announcemnt:

The Theoretical Linguistics Program of the E\"otv\"os University
(ELTE), the Departmant of Symbolic Logic (ELTE) and the Institute
of Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences plan to start
publishing a series of working papers. We expect there
to be two or three papers by our researchers quarterly. The first
three issues are ready for distribution:

Brody, M. Phrase Structure and Dependence
E.Kiss, K. Generic and Existential Bare Plurals and the Classification
 of Predicates
Kalman, L. Conditionals, Quantification and Bipartite Meanings

Further, it is our intention to distribute the papers in exchange
for similar publications of other institutions. Please feel free
to contact us if you are interested in this exchange - and\or if
you know of any institution that you think might be interested in
such an undertaking.

 The editors
 Institute of Linguistics,
 Room 119
 Budapest I., Szinhaz u.
 5-9. P.O. Box 19, H-1250

(Do not send mail to me (Jeff Goldberg)).

Jeffrey Goldberg Linguistics Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
 FAX: (36-1) 212-2050
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Message 2: Language films

Date: Thu, 3 Nov 94 14:26:49 ESTLanguage films
From: "Christiane Fellbaum" <fellbaumclarity.Princeton.EDU>
Subject: Language films


If you are attending the Boston University Conference on Language
Development this weekend (November 4-6), you are cordially invited to
attend preview screenings of three one hour films on language and how
it works. All films will be presented with captions. These films
will be airing on PBS in February. Judy Kegl from Rutgers University
will introduce the films and answer questions.

Friday (11/4 at 1:00) PART ONE
Discovering the Human Language: "Colorless Green Ideas"

Saturday (11/5 at 12:30) PART TWO
Acquiring the Human Language: "Playing the Language Game"

Sunday (11/6 at 12:15) PART THREE
The Human Language Evolves: "With and Without Words"

Principal Advisor: George A. Miller, Princeton
Produced by: Gene Searchinger, Equinox Films/Ways of Knowing, Inc.
200 West 72nd Street, New York, New York 10023
Phone: 212-799-1515
To order call 800-343-5540

"This is a terrific achievement."--Lila Gleitman

"Super. Brilliant."--Russell Baker

"I'm impressed."--Noam Chomsky

"I showed Part One to my undergraduate psycholinguistics class and
they think it's just dynamite. It's a marvelous way to introduce
students to the mysteries and joys of language." --Dan Slobin

"The Human Language Series cleverly takes advantage of its medium to
explain difficult concepts, and it does it with great wit and fun. An
outstanding accomplishment."--Steven Pinker

"An extraordinary series, illustrated with superb examples from around
the world. Useful and important for teachers in a large variety of
disciplines."--Ursula Bellugi

"The best introduction we could hope to have to this most important of
all subjects."--Stephen Jay Gould
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