Current & Recent Talks

Nov

13

PIER Edbag

12:00 PM, - 1:20 PM, GHC 4405

Dennis Epple, CMU, Lowell Taylor, CMU, and Surendrakumar Bagde, Indian Administrative Service, present "The Effects of Private High School Entry On Stratification and Educational Achievement in India."

Nov

14

Prediction Journal Group

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM, CMU, 115 Mellon Conference Room

Michelle Colvin, Kole Norberg, and Zoe Zhou present "Separate Streams or Probabilistic Inference? What the N400 Can Tell Us About the Comprehension of Events" and "What Do We Mean by Prediction in Language Comprehension?"

Nov

14

PCPR Seminar

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Conference Room 1495 BST

Dr. Susan Ingram, Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, presents “Cannabis and Pain: The Answer to the Opioid Epidemic.”

Nov

16

ISP AI Forum

12:30 PM - 1:30 pm, 5317 Sennott Square

Jonathan Young presents "Using Neural Networks to Inform Causal Structure when Inputs Cause Outputs" and Mengdi Wang presents "Combining Attention-Based Approach and Textual Contexts for Event Sequence Prediction."

Nov

16

Linguistics Colloquim Series

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM, Cathedral of Learning G-13

Holman Tse presents "A Merger and a Split, but No Chain Shifting in Toronto Heritage Cantonese Vowels."

Nov

26

eBrain Journal Club

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, GSPH 5th Floor Conference room 5140

Join the eBrain group's fall journal club on the fourth Monday of each month. An email with details on the journal article for discussion at each session will be sent prior to each meeting. More information at: https://www.facebook.com/e.brain.pitt/

Nov

27-28

2018 Women in Medicine and Science Forum

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM, University Club

This forum celebrates and highlights the presence and accomplishments of women in medicine and science at the University; provides a venue for women to share strengths, talents and experience; and fosters an academic culture which supports the professional and personal development of women students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows and faculty members in medicine and science. This two-day forum consists of a variety of workshops, a panel discussion, career consultations and more.

Nov

28

Prediction Journal Group

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM, 115 Mellon Conference Room

Bruce Goldstein will present "Grasping the Intentions of Others With One’s Own Mirror Neuron System" and "The Thing That Should Not Be: Predictive Coding and the Uncanny Valley in Perceiving Human and Humanoid Robot Actions."

Nov

28

Linguistics Colloquim Series

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM, Cathedral of Learning G-13

Dr. Scott Schwenter presents.

Nov

29

CNBC Colloquium

4:00 PM, Mellon Institute 328

Surya Ganguli, Stanford University, presents "Emergent Elasticity in the Neural Code for Space. "

Nov

30

Reading & Language Group (RLG) Talk

10:00 AM - 11:30AM, LRDC 9th Floor

Xiaoping Fang, Graduate Student with Charles Perfetti, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Psychology, present.

Nov

30

Linguistics Colloquim Series

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM, Cathedral of Learning G-13

Dr. Abdesalam Soudi presents.

Nov

30

Linguistics Colloquim Series

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM, Cathedral of Learning G-13

Dr. Abdesalam Soudi will present.

Dec

5

Prediction Journal Group

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM, 115 Mellon Conference Room

Anna Chrabaszcz will present "Prediction, Bayesian Inference and Feedback in Speech Recognition" and "A Predictive Coding Framework for Rapid Neural Dynamics During Sentence-level Language Comprehension."

Dec

6

CUE Lunch & Learn

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, Wesley Posvar Hall 4303

Dr. Amanda J. Godley will facilitate the talk, "Critical Language Pedagogy: Reimagining Dialects, Identity and Power in Urban Education." A limited quantity of Dr. Godley's book, Critical Language Pedagogy: Interrogating Language, Dialects, and Power in Teacher Education will be available for registrants. Register here: https://app.education.pitt.edu/respond/form?id=236

Dec

7

Linguistics Colloquim Series

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM, Cathedral of Learning G-13

Dr. Melinda Fricke and Dr. Jevon Heath present “Undergraduate Research.”

Dec

7

SOE Graduate Student Fall Colloquium Series

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Posvar 5604 Colloquium Room

Mary Kay Stein, Professor of Learning Policy and LRDC Senior Scientist, and Julia Kauffman, RAND Corporation Policy Researcher, present "Different Approaches to Educational Policy Research."