Teaching Activities

Spring 2018   Eye Movements in Perception, Language and Cognition – 6h
@ University of Pennsylvania  – Philadelphia, France.
for graduate students in Linguistics, Psychology and Computer Science
with John Trueswell

2015-2017: Language Acquisition and Processing – 64h
@ École Normale Supérieure - Paris, France
for graduate students from the Cognitive Science program (COGMASTER Research Master in Cognitive Science)
with Alejandrina Cristia

2016-2017: Practical Workshop in Human Experimentation – 32h
@ École Normale Supérieure – Paris, France (COGMASTER)
with Brent Strickland

2014-2015: Cogmaster Workshop: "Biases in Research" - Journée d'études du Cogmaster: "Le biais de l'expérimentateur" - 12h
@ Ecole Normale Supérieure
for graduate students from the Cognitive Science program
with Emmanuel Dupoux & Alejandrina Cristia

2014-2015: Tools for Linguistic transcription and analysis - 17h
@ Université Paris Descartes - Sorbonne Paris Cité
for graduate students from the Linguistics program (Sciences du Langage: signes, discours et monde contemporain)

Summer 2013: Advanced Topics in Language Acquisition - 39h
@ UFRJ - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
for graduate students from the Experimental linguistics program (POSLING)

2010 - 2011: Portuguese Language - 144h
@ Université Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux III (France)

2010-2011: Portuguese & Brazilian language, culture and civilization - 336h
@ Lycée François Magendie, Lycée de Graves, Collège Julles Ferry (Bordeaux - France)

 

Supervision of undergraduate and graduate students

Graduate students

  • Cécile Crimon (Master 1 in Cognitive Science - École Normale Supérieure – 140h, from September 2017 until February 2018)
  • Axel Barrault (Master 1 and Master 2 in Cognitive Science - École Normale Supérieure – 840h, from January 2016 until July 2017)
  • Monica Barbir (Master 1 in Cognitive Science - École Normale Supérieure – 140h, from September 2014 until January 2015)
  • Fosca Al-Roumi (Visiting PhD Student from École Normale Supérieure de Lyon– 35h October, 2014)

Undergraduate Students

  • Yiyi (Yelina) Chen (Candidate for B.A in Economics and Cognitive Science – College of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania – 280h, June-to-August, 2018)
  • Elisabeth Le Maitre (L2: Second year of undergraduate studies in Cognitive Science – PSL Research University – 320h, Feb-to-July, 2017)
  • Sylvie Maillot (L3: Last year of undergraduate studies in Biology – École Normale Supérieure – 320h, May-to-July, 2016)
  • Cécile Crimon (L3: last year of undergraduate studies in Linguistics – Université Sorbonne Paris VII – 200h, February-to-July, 2016)
  • Camille Fuzier (Engineering Student in Physics – École Supérieure de Physique et de Chilie Industrielles - ESPCI-ParisTech, 154h June-to-July, 2015)
  • Lola Turgis-Moy (L3: last year of undergraduate studies in Linguistics – Université Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle – 130h, April-to-July, 2015)
  • Héloise Athéa (L1: first year of undergraduate studies in Science and Phylosophy – Université Paris Sorbonne – 21h, May, 2016)
  • Emma Bent (L3: last year of undergraduate studies in Geosciences – École Normale Supérieure – 35h, September-to-October, 2016)

L3: last year of undergraduate studies in Biology – École Normale Supérieure – 35h:

  • Antoine Picard & Félicie Lorenc (November, 2016)
  • Philippine Furge & Clemence Elmira (October, 2016)
  • Timothée Vigié, Adrien Bouscal & Raphaëlle Pradal (from September until October, 2015)

 

Organization of scientific workshops, meetings, conferences and congresses

  • Since August 2018: Convener, organizing committee of the Integrated Language Science and Technology (ILST) Interdisciplinary weekly seminars (at UPenn) - Philadelphia - USA
    Invited speakers:
    Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
    (Temple University)
    Sudha Arunachalam
    (NYU)
    Thomas Graf (Stony Brook University)
    Danielle Turton (Newcastle University) and many others.

  • March 2015: Member of the organizing and scientific committee
    The 3rd ANPOLL International Psycholinguistics Congress in honor of Jacques Mehler. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Invited speakers:
    Randy Gallistel
    and Rochel Gelman (RuCCS, USA)
    Robert Berwick
    (MIT, USA)
    Colin Phillips (U. Maryland)
    Marina Nespor and Jacques Mehler (SISSA, Italy)
    Rushen Shi (UQAM, Canada)
    Marcela Peña (PUC, Chile)
    Thierry Nazzi (CNRS, France)
    Wolfram Hinzen (ICREA, U. Barcelona)
    Emmanuel Dupoux, Anne Christophe and Alejandrina Cristia (ENS,EHESS,CNRS-France)
    and many others: https://ipcinrio.sciencesconf.org

 

  • March 2014: Member of the organizing and scientific committee of the 13th Forum of Cognitive Sciences, Paris – France.
    Humans, Animals and Machines: the crossroads of intelligences.

    Invited speakers:
    Jean-Claude Ameisen
    (Université Paris-Diderot)
    Philippe Schlenker (Institut Jean-Nicod, ENS)
    Pierre-Yves Oudeyer (French national institute for research in computer science - Inria)
    Martin Girufa (Toulouse Mind & Brain Institute)
    Nicolas Rougier (French national institute for research in computer science - Inria)
    Joël Fagot (CNRS, Université d'Aix-Marseille)
    see e.g., http://youtu.be/Ye9AsPARSIk

 

  • March 2013: Member of the organizing committee of the 12th Forum of Cognitive Sciences, Paris – France. Quand la conscience fait science - When consciousness makes science.
  • January 2016: Organizer of the Workshop “How to fund your PhD project” for graduate students from region Ile-de-France, Paris.
  • September 2015: Convener, organizing committee of the poster presentations of the Annual welcome day of the Department of Cognitive Sciences at Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

 

Institutional Responsibilities

2015-2016: Vice-president and co-founder of the DEC-Life association. DEC Life is an official Association financially supported by the Department of Cognitive Sciences at Ecole Normale Supérieure to promote and manage all kinds of department-wide scientific, cultural and social activities.

2015-2017: Co-Manager of the partnership between the Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique and the public preschools in Paris to conduct experiments with children.

2014-2017: Webmaster and manager of the public communication of the Babylab of the École normale supérieure.

2012-2014: Master students’ representative in the Pedagogical Council of the Cogmaster, Ecole normale supérieure, U. Paris Descartes, EHESS, Paris – France.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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