Geoffrey Nunberg: The Science of Grammar and Vice Versa

Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley
Saturday, 14 February 2015: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Room 210CD (San Jose Convention Center)
Dr. Geoffrey Nunberg is a linguist and adjunct professor in the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley. He was previously a principal scientist at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, working on the development of linguistic technologies. He has also taught at University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Rome, and the University of Naples. Nunberg has written scholarly books and articles on a range of topics, including semantics and pragmatics, information access, written language structure, multilingualism and language policy, and the cultural implications of digital technologies. He is the emeritus chair of the usage panel of the American Heritage Dictionary and has written and commented on language for several news media outlets, including the Week in Review section of the New York Times’ Sunday edition and National Public Radio’s “Fresh Air.”
Geoffrey Nunberg, University of Californa, Berkeley
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