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Jeff edits Gleitman collection

August 10, 2020 Linguistics

Professor Jeff Lidz, speaking into a a microphone, in three-quarter profile, with a bemused expression

The most important papers of Lila Gleitman's brilliant career, spanning over 50 years of work.

Now out, Sentence First, Arguments Afterward, a collection of 23 essays by Lila Gleitman and collaborators, edited by Jeffrey Lidz, with a forward by Noam Chomsky. Jeff, who was a postdoc with Lila from 1997 to 2000, also kicks off the chapters, with a paper titled "From Structuralism to Cognitive Science: Lila R. Gleitman's Contributions to Language and Cognition."