Congratulations to Priyanka Biswas!

Congrats to Priyanka Biswas, who is joining Apple as a Computational Linguist. She will be working to expand Siri’s functionality internationally.

Priyanka has lectured for the Department for the past two years, teaching a variety of courses (Languages and Cultures of America, Syntax, and Computational Linguistics). We are sad to see her go, but pleased to see where she’s going!

CARTA symposium featured in Science

The recent CARTA symposium on Domestication and Human Evolution co-hosted by Prof. Robert Kluender was featured in Science magazine:

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6208/405.full.pdf

You can access videos of all the symposium talks including Robert Kluender’s introduction at the CARTA website: http://carta.anthropogeny.org/events/domestication-and-human-evolution