Participants in reading groups read, discuss, and learn in significant depth about new and exciting developments in the field.

Experimental Syntax & Semantics Lab

Interweaving theoretical and empirical work, we investigate how language interfaces with the mind's conceptual intentional systems. Research includes the processing of quantifier integration in real time, ellipsis, degree operators, extraposition, and verification procedures associated with quantified statements.

MIT Language Acquisition Lab

MIT Language Acquisition Lab is a group of researchers who have a common interest in learning how children acquire their native language or languages.

Phonology Circle

The Phonology Circle is a weekly forum for the presentation of current research in phonology and phonetics. Phonology Circle will meet on Mondays this semester from 5:00-6:30pm in 32-D831 unless otherwise noted. If you want to [...]

Syntax-Semantics Reading Group (LFRG)

The primary aim of LFRG is to give you an opportunity to have informal discussions of your own and other people's ideas without having to worry about saying something wrong. Thus, practice talks and presentations [...]

Syntax Square

Syntax Square exists to facilitate the presentation or discussion of anything relating to syntax. Formal presentations are welcome, but not necessary. If there's a bit of syntax you want to have a discussion about, sign [...]

The Linguistics & Philosophy Reading Group (LPRG)

Linguists and philosophers join forces to understand language and linguistics. We read and discuss old and new papers in the field (especially in formal semantics and philosophy of language).