This year, Emmon Bach turns 85 years old. To celebrate this occasion, Emmon the person, and his career and accomplishments as a linguist, a symposium will be held in his honor in the Eisenhower Room of Goethe-University Frankfurt. The Eisenhower Room was General Eisenhower’s office when he led the military government of Germany and is the most representative room of the University of Frankfurt.
This site came into existence in the summer term 2012. It will host and document research and teaching activities in formal, empirical, and computational linguistics, with a special focus on English linguistics.
Please read our mission statement, which we will keep updated as the interests of the participating researchers change.
What can you expect to find on this site?
- Pointers to research resources, in particular those developped by the participating researchers.
- Teaching material such as pod casts on linguistic topics and other material, created for courses or within courses taught by the participating researchers.
- Notes on events relating to linguistics or languages, such as the English Language Day (23 April), the International Mother Language Day (21 February), and similar.