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MPI Colloquium Series - Program 2009

January 27
Geoffrey K. Pullum
Linguistics and English Language
University of Edinburgh
What is this thing called systematicity?

February 17
Kathryn Bock
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois
Between Number Sense and Number Syntax

March 17
Gergely Csibra
Central European University, Budapest
Natural Pedagogy: Infants are prepared to learn from others

April 21
Kenny Smith
Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Language change and language evolution in the laboratory

May 12
Irit Meir
Dept of Hebrew Language and Dept of Communication Disorders, University of Haifa
and
Mark Aronoff
Dept of Linguistics, Stony Brook University
How the body shapes languages

June 30
Paul Smolensky
Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Cognitive Science
Johns Hopkins University
AY 2008-2009:
LSCP, Département d'Etudes Cognitives, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Chaire Internationale de Recherche Blaise Pascal de l’Etat et de la Région d’Ile-de-France
Relating competence and performance in phonological encoding
through neural network computation

September 22
Debbie Mills
School of Psychology, Bangor University, Gwynedd
The effects of experience on early brain and language development

October 20
Riitta Salmelin
Helsinki University of Technology
Neural processes of reading

November 24
Simon Kirby
Language Evolution and Computation Research Unit
School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
University of Edinburgh
The Instinct to Acquire an Art: How Darwinian are recent approaches to the cultural evolution of language?

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