Our group will be running our first NLP seminar in 2021 summer, tentatively from 20th May to 20th July (8 weeks). Invited speakers will talk about the latest breakthrough in their research. We will have eight invited speakers, each speaker for each week.
For interested public participants, please send Min an email at
The schedule below is preliminary (last updated 15th May 2021). We may make slight changes on the timing and talk details.
10:00 AM May 27th SGT
When is SGT?
Muhao Chen: Understanding Event Processes in Natural LanguageMuhao is an Assistant Professor @ University of Southern California
21:00 PM June 1st SGT
Diyi Yang: Natural Language Processing with Less Data and More StructuresDiyi is an Assistant Professor @ Georgia Institute of Technology
16:00 PM June 10th SGT
Patrick Lewis: PAQ: 65 Million Probably-Asked Questions and What You Can Do With ThemPatrick Lewis is a PhD Student @ University College London and Facebook AI Research
10:00 AM June 17th SGT
Zhiting Hu: Text Generation with No (Good) Data: New Reinforcement Learning and Causal FrameworksZhiting is an Assistant Professor @ UC San Diego
10:00 AM June 24th SGT
Jason C.S. Wu: Conversations as Knowledge: from Question Answering to SummarizationJason is a Senior Research Scientist @ Salesforce AI Research
10:00 AM July 1st SGT
Jacob Andreas: Implicit Representations of Meaning in Neural Language ModelsJacob is the X Consortium Assistant Professor @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology
9:00 AM July 8th SGT
Speaker: He He, Assistant Professor @ New York University
July 15th SGT
Speaker: Vered Shwartz, Postdoctoral Researcher @ Allen Institute for AI and University of Washington