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Computational Linguistics Seminar: Dr. Annie Chen

March 2, 2021, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
via Zoom,

Dr. Chen, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education at the University of Washington, will speak to the Computational Linguistics Certificate seminar about her current research. In her talk, "Studying the Language of Psychological and Social Processes in Social Media and Personal Communications: Examples from Biomedical Informatics and Digital Humanities Research", Dr. Chen will talk about two of her on-going projects. One project concerns prediction of substance use stigma in social media text, and the other is about extraction of person mentions in a corpus of personal diaries from 19th century Ottoman Iraq.

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UNC Linguistics Spring Colloquium 2021

March 20, 2021, 09:30 am – 05:45 pm
zoom, virtual

UNC Linguistics Spring Colloquium 2021 will be held Saturday, March 20th via Zoom with
Dr. Natalie Schilling (Georgetown University) and Dr. Kate Lindsey (Boston University), as keynote speakers. The Linguistics Department is now accepting abstracts for the Colloquium. Click here for more information.

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Computational Linguistics Seminar: Julia Kuznetsova

March 23, 2021, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
via Zoom,

Julia Kuznetsova, a Data Scientist at Sharecare, will speak about her current projects.

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Computational Linguistics Seminar: Dr. Henk Harkema

April 6, 2021, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
via Zoom,

Dr. Henk Harkema, an NLP/AI Research Engineer, will speak about his current projects related to computational linguistics.

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Computational Linguistics Seminar: Dr. Snigdha Chaturvedi

April 13, 2021, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
via Zoom,

Dr. Snigdha Chaturvedi, Assistant Professor in Computer Science at UNC-Chapel Hill, will speak about her on-going research projects on computational linguistics.

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Computational Linguistics Seminar: Doug Schepers

April 20, 2021, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
via Zoom,

Doug Schepers, software developer and founder of Fizz Studio, will talk about data visualization and his current projects.

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Heritage Language Research Institute

June 7, 2021, 9:45 am – 6:00 pm
TBA,

Together with Duke university and UCLA's National Heritage Language Resource Center, we will be co-hosting the Thirteenth Heritage Language Research Institute, June 7-10, 2021. The theme of this year's Institute is language similarity and language distance in bilingual/heritage language situations. We are accepting abstracts for poster presentations. For more information, and to submit an abstract, please see the event webpage.

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