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Book
The Oxford Handbook of the Languages of the Caucasus
In press

Edited by: M. Polinsky.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

Article
Subextraction in Japanese and Subject-Object Symmetry

Polinsky M., Omaki A., Fukuda S. et al.

Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. 2019. Vol. 37. No. 2. P. 1-43.

Book chapter
Lexical Diversity and Colour Hues in Russian Poetry: A Corpus-Based Study of Adjectives

Lyashevskaya O., Vlasova E.

In bk.: Quantitative Approaches to Versification. Institute of Czech Literature of the Czech Academy of Sciences, 2019. P. 131-141.

News

Linguists away at Summer School

Linguists away at Summer School
HSE lecturers and students took part in the 2015 Summer School near the town of Dubna from July 11 through August 10. The representatives of the HSE School of Linguistics organised two different workshops at this year’s School, one on Language and the Brain, aimed at research in the field of neurolinguistics, and one on Linguistics Research, the main areas of which included field linguistics and anthropology.

‘Teaching Linguistics to Russian Students – A Real Pleasure’

One of the founders of formal semantics, Professor Barbara Partee of the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently celebrated an anniversary at the Higher School of Economics. For approximately 20 years, she has been teaching at various universities in Russia. This year, she took part in the Summer School on Pronouns: Syntax, Semantics, Processing, which was organized by the School of Linguistics at HSE. Professor Partee recently spoke with the HSE news service about why she considers the linguistics programme at HSE to be one of the best in Russia, as well as about the differences she sees between Russian and American students.

HSE Develops Mobile App Based on Tolstoy’s War and Peace

HSE’s School of Linguistics, along with Samsung and the Leo Tolstoy State Museum, has developed a mobile application called ‘Living Pages,’ which offers users a new way of reading Leo Tolstoy’s novel War and Peace. The programme’s launch coincides with the Russia’s Year of Literature.

Anastasia Safonova, Student of the School of Linguistics, Gave a Poster Presentation at the 8th International Conference on Language Variation in Leipzig

The International Conference on Language Variation in Europe took place from May 27 – 29, 2015, in Leipzig, Germany. Anastasia shared her impressions of the event.

HSE Students Win Google’s Anita Borg Scholarships

Two HSE students have won the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, founded by Google to support women studying computer technology. The scholarship is awarded for academic achievement, leadership qualities and interest in computer sciences.

Lecture 'The Use of Statistics in Cognitive Linguistics' by Laura Janda

Lecture 'The Use of Statistics in Cognitive Linguistics' by Laura Janda
On May 13 a lecture 'The Use of Statistics in Cognitive Linguistics' by  Laura Janda (the University of Tromsø, Norway) took place at HSE. The event was organized by the School of Linguistics.

Lecture 'Possession in North Saami: Rich Morphology in Competition with an Analytic Construction' by Laura Janda

Lecture 'Possession in North Saami: Rich Morphology in Competition with an Analytic Construction' by Laura Janda
On May 13 a lecture 'Possession in North Saami: Rich Morphology in Competition with an Analytic Construction' by Laura Janda (the University of Tromsø, Norway) took place at HSE. The event was organized by the School of Linguistics.

Ekaterina Ageeva at the EAMT 2015 conference

Ekaterina Ageeva, third year student on the Fundamental and Computational Linguistics programme at the HSE  Faculty of Humanities participated in the international conference on machine translation and presented her paper.

Internship at the School of Linguistics

Jannigje Helena Verhees, a master student at the Ghent University (Belgium), tells about her internship at the School of linguistics

Olga Sozinova at Workshop in Leiden

Olga Sozinova, a third-year undergraduate student, shared her impressions of a workshop she attended in Leiden.