Integrated Language Sciences and Technology

Bringing together language science and technology at Penn.


The ILST program brings together students and faculty from diverse backgrounds and expertise who share an interest in understanding the computational and neural underpinnings of linguistic and nonlinguistic communication, in humans, other animals, and machines.


Any existing Penn graduate student who is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Linguistics, Psychology, Computer and Information Science, or Neuroscience, is welcome to participate in this program and its activities.

Joseph Toscano: ILST Visiting Faculty Member

Joseph Toscano: ILST Visiting Faculty Member We are pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Joe Toscano from Villanova University will be an ILST Visiting Faculty Member for the Spring Semester of 2019.  Joe is well known for his research on speech perception and...

Omnia Magazine Features Penn Language Community

Penn's Omnia Magazine has published an article featuring the ILST language community. Here is a link below. WIDENING THE LENS ON LANGUAGE STUDY Penn Arts and Sciences faculty use language to unravel mysteries of culture, cognition, and communication by Karen Brooks

Postdoctoral Positions Available

As part of a new initiative in Integrative Language Science and Technology, the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for up to two interdisciplinary postdoctoral positions. Applicants with well-developed research programs within any of the following areas...

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